Men's Tennis

Avdeyev collects 50th win at UTSA, Roadrunners take down Utah

AUSTIN, Texas – Head coach Sergey Avdeyev notched his 50th win at UTSA as the men’s tennis team (2-2) concluded ITA Kickoff Weekend with a 4-1 victory over Utah (1-2) on Sunday at the Texas Tennis Center.

Utah took an early 1-0 advantage by winning the doubles point. The duo of Alan Magadan and Tomás Pinho opened up doubles play with a 6-2 win over Geronimo Busleiman and Bruno Kenn. The Utes evened the score with a win at court two. Coming down to the last court, Tiago Torres and Miguel Alonso battled through a tiebreaker with Dylan Applegate and Geramia Rossi, but ultimately fell, 7-6 (4).

In singles play, the Roadrunners battled back from the early setback. Evening the score at 1-1, Torres defeated Krenn by 6-1 and 6-2 at court two. No. 115 Pinho gained the advantage for UTSA with a victory over Jayson Blando at the third spot, 6-2 and 6-4. Danijal Muminovic took down Applegate at the fourth court, with set scores of 6-2 and 6-2, to put the Roadrunners within one point of the victory.

Back in the singles lineup at No. 6, Alonso battled through a first set of 7-5 against Rossi. The senior from Veracruz, Mexico, sealed the deal with a 6-2 second set, clinching the 4-1 win for UTSA over Utah.


Doubles Results (UTAH 1, UTSA 0)

Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

1. Alan Magadan/Tomas Pinho def. Geronimo Espin Busleiman/Bruno Krenn: 6-2

2. Jayson Blando/Michael Blando def. Garrett Skelly/Jackson Ross: 6-4

3. Dylan Applegate/Geremia Rossi def. Tiago Torres/Miguel Alonso: 7-6


Singles Results (UTSA 4, UTAH 0)

Order of Finish: 2, 3, 4, 6

1. Alan Magadan vs. Geronimo Espin Busleiman: 2-6, 6-2, unf

2. Tiago Torres def. Bruno Krenn: 6-1, 6-2

3. #115 Tomas Pinho def. Jayson Blando: 6-2, 6-4

4. Danijal Muminovic def. Dylan Applegate: 6-2, 6-2

5. Garrett Skelly vs. Gianluca Citadini: 6-2, 0-6, 2-0, unf

6. Miguel Alonso def. Geremia Rossi: 7-5, 6-2


Up Next

Heading to Mile High City next week, the Roadrunners will once again face Utah on Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. CST and Denver on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. CST at at Denver Tennis Park.