M. Tennis

Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Tennis Falls In 2013 Opener To Anderson, 6-3

L-R senior Kilian Symalla wins at singles and doubles for the Bears

Box Score

Anderson, S.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Tennis Team (0-1, 0-1) opened the 2013 season with a 6-3 setback to Anderson (1-2, 1-0) in a South Atlantic Conference match Saturday afternoon at Max Grubbs Memorial Courts.

L-R senior Kilian Symalla (Wolfsburg, GERMANY) won at No. 2 singles andfirst doubles despite the loss.

Symalla beat Anderson's Abdoulaye Camara at second singles before teaming with freshman Filip Dobrosavljevic (Cacak, SERBIA) to down the Trojans' Jermone Bunker and Camara by a 9-8 score at No. 1 doubles.

Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore John Christian Reid (Claremont, N.C.) also picked up a win for the Bears at fifth singles.

L-R returns to action on Tuesday, February 12, against Wingate in its home opener in a South Atlantic Conference match at Hickory High School beginning at 2:30 p.m.

NCAA Division II Men's Tennis
Anderson 6, Lenoir-Rhyne 3
February 9, 2013
Anderson, S.C. (Max Grubbs Memorial Courts)

Singles competition
1. Krystof Gulbinovic (AU) def. David Richardson (L-R), 6-2, 6-3
2. Kilian Symalla (L-R) def. Abdoulaye Camara (AU), 7-5, 3-0, retired
3. Daniel Gonzalez (AU) def. Filip Dobrosavljevic (L-R), 6-0, 6-1
4. Loic Ambroise (AU) def. Jordan Lawson (L-R), 6-0, 6-2
5. John Christian Reid (L-R) def. Paul Calhoun (AU), 7-5, 4-6, 12-10
6. Inaki Iriberry (AU) def. Matthew Ledford (L-R), 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Kilian Symalla/Filip Dobrosavljevic (L-R) def. Jerome Branker/Abdoulaye Camara (AU), 9-8
2. Danilo Faria/Daniel Gonzalez (AU) def. Jordan Lawson/David Richardson (L-R), 8-1
3. Krystof Gulbinovic/Paul Calhoun (AU) def. Matthew Ledford/John Christian Reid (L-R), 8-0

Records: Lenoir-Rhyne (0-1, 0-1 SAC), Anderson (1-2, 1-0 SAC)

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