Men's tennis wins 7-2 over MMC
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Men's tennis wins 7-2 over MMC
Jeremy Fleming claimed singles and doubles wins for the Bulldogs on Wednesday versus Martin Methodist. (Credit Chuck Thompson)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland posted a pair of doubles victories and won five of six singles matches in a 7-2 win for the 11th-ranked Bulldogs over Martin Methodist in men’s tennis action Wednesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.

Cumberland (5-1) takes on Tennessee Wesleyan at home on Friday at 2 p.m.

CU’s 21st-ranked doubles tandem of Antonio Manuel Marcelo and Pedro Rodrigues defeated Ramiro Vargas and Alvaro Morcillo, 8-6, at No. 1 and teammates Pablo Borrero and Sebastian Nava posted the same score in a victory at No. 2 over Cristian Arias and Alejandro Yanes at No. 2. MMC’s Daniel Emirzian and Farith Lozano registered a 9-7 victory at No. 3 versus Andres Burgos and Jeremy Fleming.

In singles Rodrigues defeated Vargas, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 1 and Borrero recorded a 6-3, 6-4, win at No. 2 against Morcillo. MMC’s Arias posted a 6-3, 7-6, triumph at No. 3 versus Burgos for the RedHawks (3-5) other victory in the match.

Nava defeated Yanes, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 4 while Fleming won a 6-2, 6-3, decision over Emirzian at No. 5 and Cristhian Hernandez claimed a 6-3, 6-0, triumph at No. 6 versus Lozano.

#11 Cumberland Univ. 7, Martin Methodist 2
SINGLES
1. Pedro Rodrigues (CU) def. Ramiro Vargas (MMC), 6-4, 6-4
2. Pablo Borrero (CU) def. Alvaro Morcillo (MMC), 6-3, 6-4
3. Cristian Arias (MMC) def. Andres Burgos (CU), 6-3, 7-6
4. Sebastian Nava (CU) def. Alejandro Yanes (MMC), 6-2, 6-0
5. Jeremy Fleming (CU) def. Daniel Emirzian (MMC), 6-2, 6-3
6. Cristhian Hernandez (CU) def. Farith Lozano (MMC), 6-3, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. #21 Antonio Manuel Marcelo-Rodrigues (CU) def. Vargas-Morcillo (MMC), 8-6
2. Borrero-Nava (CU) def. Arias-Yanes (MMC), 8-6
3. Emirzian-Lozano (MMC) def. Burgos-Fleming (CU), 9-7