EAST LANSING, Mich. – The University of Iowa men’s tennis team finished competition at the Frank Beeman Invite Sunday at the MSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.
In the doubles championship, Joe Tyler and Will Davies fell short placing runners-up in the tournament. The duo dropped their match to Michigan’s Andrew Fenty and Mattias Siimar, 6-3. In consolation play, Matt Clegg and Nikita Snezhko edged DePaul’s Christopher Casati and Boris Spanjaard, 7-6(7).
Clegg picked up his third consecutive singles victory, defeating Spanjaard in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4. Clegg was the only Hawkeye to claim a singles victory on Sunday.
QUOTING MELLECKER FAMILY HEAD COACH ROSS WILSON
“It was a good weekend for us overall. I liked the way we played doubles and competed in singles. All four guys gained confidence from their wins this weekend, which will be important going into Regionals in two weeks.”
Matt Clegg (UI) def. Boras Spanjaard (UD): 6-3, 6-4
Christopher Casati (UD) def. Nikita Snezhko (UI): 7-6(3), 6-3
Andrew Fenty (UM) def. Will Davies (UI): 6-2, 7-5
Mattias Siimar (UM) def. Joe Tyler (UI): 6-1, 6-3
Fenty/Simmar (UM) def. Davies/Tyler (UI): 6-3
Clegg/Snezhko (UI) def. Casati/Spanjaard (UD): 7-6(7)