No. 14 Cumberlands top Phoenix at home
Thursday, April 8, 2021
No. 14 Cumberlands top Phoenix at home
Adrijan Hrzi picked up a singles victory in the No. 2 position. (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn.--No. 14 the University of the Cumberlands tops the 25th-ranked Phoenix at home, 5-2. Adrijan Hrzic and German Suarez each picked up singles victories for the Phoenix's two points.

The Patriots took all three of the doubles matches handling Cumberland's duos teams 6-2, 6-1, and 6-1. 

Hrzic picked up a 6-4, 7-6(4) straight-set win over Martin Mueller and Suarez won a hard-fought battle over Robert Wu 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Dan Slapnik Trost took Christian de la Fuente Nodado to three sets, but fell in the final set.

Martin Barbier defeated Felipe Coelho 6-1, 6-3. Luis Montull beat Hughes N'goma 6-4 and 7-6(4). Mattis Le Montagner bested Jackson Vaughan in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.

Cumberland will play its final regular-season match this Sunday against the University of Pikeville at home.