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Men's Tennis: Ragin’ Cajuns Drop First Match of Texas Swing, 4-1
LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Men's Tennis dropped its first match of its Texas road Swing, 4-1, against Texas A&M-CC on Friday afternoon.
The Ragin' Cajuns played a tough match against the Islanders. Alejo Ferrer Chueca was the only Ragin' Cajun to claim a victory on the day, beating Guillermo Castandea, 6-2, 6-2.
Ivailo Keremedchiev was on the verge of beating the No. 1 singles player from A&M-CC, Kyoheu Yamanaka, leading 6-0, 6-5, before the Islanders claimed the overall match.
Hard-fought matches were scattered through the doubles competition, with Ivailo Keremedchiev and Alejandro Sanchez Gonzalez going, 5-5, before the conclusion of the double point. Ferrer Chueca and Oriol Fillat Gimenez battled in doubles but ultimately fell, 6-4.
Louisiana will compete against UT Rio Grande Valley on Sunday with the match beginning at 1 p.m.
K. Yamauaka vs. Ivailo Keremedchiev, 0-6, 5-6, UF
R. Ata def. Karlo Kajin, 6-3, 6-1
P. Corieul vs. Oriol Fillat Gimenez, 7-6, 4-1, UF
N. Schwartz def. Alejandro Sanchez Gonzalez, 6-1, 7-5
C. Berna def. Xandy Hammit, 7-5, 6-3
Alejo Ferrer Chueca def. G. Castaneda, 6-2, 6-2
Yamauaka/Ata def. Hammitt/Kajin, 6-1
Corieul/Berna vs. Sanchez Gonzalez/Kermedchiev, 5-5
Schwartz/Nguyen def. Ferrer Chueca/Fillat Gimenez, 6-4
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