Tornado comeback for win at SWU

Tornado comeback for win at SWU

CENTRAL, S.C. – The King University men's tennis team came back in singles play to defeat Southern Wesleyan University on Wednesday afternoon. The Tornado trailed 2-1 after doubles, but four singles wins gave King the 5-4 dual victory.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: King 5, Southern Wesleyan 4
LOCATION: Rev. Leroy C. Cox Tennis Complex; Central, S.C.
RECORDS: 5-12, 4-5 Conference Carolinas; Southern Wesleyan 6-12, 2-6 Conference Carolinas

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • At No. 3 doubles, Charles Jabaley and Lenny Keswani got the Tornado on the board with an 8-3 victory.
  • Alejandro Feliciano and Lennard Neumann nearly came away with a win at No. 1 doubles, but fell 8-7 (7-5).
  • In singles play, King won the top three flights, started by a 7-5, 6-3 win by Keswani at the top flight.
  • Neumann then took a 6-4, 6-1 victory at No. 2 singles and Feliciano earned a three set victory at No. 3 singles.
  • Feliciano won the first set 6-2 before falling 6-2 in the second set. He then won the decisive set 6-2 for the victory.
  • At No. 6 singles, Jabaley earned a 6-1, 6-1 victory, giving King the 5-4 victory.

UP NEXT

  • King returns home to take on Emmanuel College on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
  • Southern Wesleyan travels to Chowan University on Friday afternoon.