CU drops pair of matches
Friday, April 10, 2009
LEBANON, Tenn. – Slava Glebov and Na’im Azhar posted singles victories but Cumberland dropped matches to Martin Methodist and Georgetown College this week in men’s tennis.
 
Cumberland (4-6) dropped a 9-0 decision Wednesday at Martin Methodist and lost 5-4 to Georgetown College at home on Thursday.
 
On Wednesday 9-0 loss in Pulaski, MMC’s Vinicius Santos and Melvin Prada defeated Glebov and Felipe Oliveira, 8-2, at No. 1 and Fabio Santos and Renata Castro won 8-4 at No. 2 over CU’s Azhar and Devin Crotzer. Thiago Dualiby and Juan Suarez posted an 8-3 triumph over Kody Horne and Johannes Jonsson at No. 3.
 
In singles Vinicius Santos defeated Glebov, 6-3, 7-6 (2), at No. 1, while Prada won 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, over Azhar at No. 2. Fabio Santos posted a 6-1, 6-2, victory against Oliveira at No. 3, and Castro won 6-1, 6-1, over Horne at No. 4. Dualiby defeated Crotzer, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 5, and Suarez posted a 6-0, 7-5, win at No. 6 against Jonsson.
 
In Saturday’s 5-4 defeat to Georgetown, Glebov and Oliveira defeated Paul Ganev and Miguel Reyes, 8-1, at No. 1, and Horne and Jonsson won 9-7 at No. 3 over Carlos del Valle and Frankie Roberts. Georgetown’s Eugenio Aspillaga and Matias Carcamo posted an 8-6 triumph at No. 2 over Azhar and Crotzer.
 
In singles Glebov defeated Carcampo, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2), 4-2, retired, at No. 1 and Azhar posted a 6-3, 6-2, victory at No. 2 over Aspillaga. But Georgetown won the final four singles outings.
 
Reyes defeated Oliveira, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4, at No. 3, Ganev won 3-6, 6-1, 6-0, over Horne at No. 4 and del Valle posted a 6-1, 6-0, victory at No. 5 over Crotzer. Roberts defeated Jonsson at No. 6, 6-4, 6-3.
 
Cumberland hosts Western Kentucky Monday at 3 p.m. and Bethel College Tuesday at Noon to end the regular season before playing in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament in Springfield, Ill., April 16-18.
 
Martin Methodist 9, Cumberland 0
SINGLES
1. Vinicius Santos (MMC) def. Slava Glebov (CU), 6-3, 7-6 (2)
2. Melvin Prada (MMC) def. Na’im Azhar (CU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
3. Fabio Santos (MMC) def. Felipe Oliveira (CU), 6-1, 6-2
4. Renata Castro (MMC) def. Kody Horne (CU), 6-1, 6-1
5. Thiago Dualiby (MMC) def. Devin Crotzer (CU), 6-1, 6-1
6. Juan Suarez (MMC) def. Johannes Jonsson (CU), 6-0, 7-5
 
DOUBLES
1. V. Santos-Prada (MMC) def. Glebov-Oliveira (CU), 8-2
2. F. Santos-Castro (MMC) def. Azhar-Crotzer (CU), 8-4
3. Dualiby-Suarez (MMC) def. Horne-Jonsson (CU), 8-3
 
Georgetown College 5, Cumberland 4
SINGLES
1. Slava Glebov (CU) def. Matias Carcamo (GEOR), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2), 4-2, retired
2. Na’im Azhar (CU) def. Eugenio Aspillaga (GEOR), 6-3, 6-2
3. Miguel Reyes (GEOR) def. Felipe Oliveira (CU), 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4
4. Paul Ganev (GEOR) def. Kody Horne (CU), 3-6, 6-1, 6-0
5. Carlos del Valle (GEOR) def. Devin Crotzer (CU), 6-1, 6-0
6. Frankie Roberts (GEOR) def. Johannes Jonsson (CU), 6-4, 6-3
 
DOUBLES
1. Glebov-Oliveira (CU) def. Ganev-Reyes (GEOR), 8-1
2. Aspillaga-Carcamo (GEOR) def. Azhar-Crotzer (CU), 8-6
3. Horne-Jonsson (CU) def. del Valle-Roberts (GEOR), 9-7