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Sajovich leads SMU men’s tennis to 5-2 victory over conference foe Memphis

After taking down University of Texas at San Antonio on Saturday, the SMU men’s tennis team defeated Memphis 5-2 on Sunday afternoon at Turpin Tennis Center. With the win, the Mustangs improve to 5-5 overall this season.

SMU began the match by winning the doubles point as Tobias Flood and Joseph Hattrup beat Joe Salisbury and David O’Hare 8-5.

The Mustang duo of Robert Sajovich and Adham el-Effendi clinched the doubles victory by defeating John Taylor and Leon Naseman 8-6.

SMU continued to display their dominance in singles play, winning four out of six matches.

David Costa beat Salisbury 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in the top spot while Gaston Cuadranti and Sajovich defeated Nasemann 6-3, 6-4 and Taylor 6-2, 6-1, respectively.

Also earning a win for the Mustangs was freshman Mischa Nowicki, who defeated David Henry in a tight match 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

Picking up wins for the Tigers were Johnny Grimal who defeated el-Effendi 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (9-7) and O’Hare who upset No. 49 Artem Baradach 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

The Mustangs will host a doubleheader on Thursday at Turpin Tennis Center beginning at 2 p.m., when they square off against in state enemy Abilene Christian. Following that match, the Mustangs will take on Xavier at 6 p.m.

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