Men's tennis drops exhibition match to Southern Utah
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Men's tennis drops exhibition match to Southern Utah
Pau Grabuleda CruaƱas lost close matches in singles and doubles Sunday against Southern Utah. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Southern Utah swept the three doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets, posting a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s tennis exhibition action Sunday in Clarksville, Tenn.

The Thunderbirds swept the doubles matches, with Agustin Tamagnone and Keonho Shin defeating Aleksandar Milosevic and Alejo Bagnera, 6-1, at No. 3. Conor Tordoff and Jonathan Morales posted a 6-3 victory over Ramon Puertolas and Guillermo Pardos at No. 2 before Remus Cope and Jake Williams collected a 6-4 win at No. 1 over Pau Grabuleda Cruañas and Francisco Fernandez Meaca.

Shin reecorded a 6-2, 6-1, victory against Puertolas at No. 1 singles and Tamagnone followed with a 6-2, 6-0, triumph at No. 3 versus Pardos. Williams defeated Pardos, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 4 and Morales outlasted Grabuleda Cruañas, 7-6 (8), 6-3, at No. 2.

Juan Erro registered a 6-1, 6-0, win at No. 5 against Fernandez Meaca and Tordoff finished off the match with a 6-2, 6-0, victory over Thiago Lopes at No. 6.

Cumberland plays an exhibition at Austin Peay on February 5 and opens the regular season at home against Tennessee Wesleyan on Feb. 26.

Southern Utah 7, Cumberland University 0

1. Keonho Shin (SUU) def. Ramon Puertolas (CU), 6-2, 6-1
2. Jonathan Morales (SUU) def. Pau Grabuleda Cruañas (CU), 7-6 (8), 6-3
3. Agustin Tamagnone (SUU) def. Alejo Pardos (CU), 6-2, 6-0
4. Jake Williams (SUU) def. Guillermo Pardos (CU), 6-2, 6-1
5. Juan Erro (SUU) def. Francisco Fernandez Meaca (CU), 6-1, 6-0
6. Conor Tordoff (SUU) def. Thiago Lopes (CU), 6-2, 6-0

1. Remus Cope-Williams (SUU) def. Grabuleda Cruañas-Fernandez Meaca (CU), 6-4
2. Tordoff-Morales (SUU) def. Puertolas-Pardos (CU), 6-3
3. Tamagnone-Shin (SUU) def. Aleksandar Milosevic-Bagnera (CU), 6-1
Order of Finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (1,3,4,2,5,6)