King tops Davis & Elkins

Photo Credit: Noah Melendez
Photo Credit: Noah Melendez

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team took a win over Davis & Elkins College on Friday afternoon. The Tornado took the doubles point before winning four doubles matches to take the dual 5-2.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: King 5, Davis & Elkins 2
LOCATION: Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 3-4; Davis & Elkins 1-3

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Ross Edgar and Nathan Snow got King on the board with a 6-2 win over Andrew Shand and Hussain Hamide at No. 2 doubles.
  • The top flight was a tough match as the Tornado tandem of Alex Sodre and Sebastian Lieflaender came away with a 7-6 (7-2) win over Obert Mulyadi and Alejandro Meseguer.
  • Sodre came up with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Mulyadi to keep the momentum going for the Tornado.
  • At the fourth flight, Jorge Rojas topped Hamide 6-4, 6-4 while Snow topped Cody Turner 6-0, 6-3 at the fifth flight to give King the 5-2 win.

UP NEXT

  • The Tornado hosts North Carolina A&T University on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at the Bristol Racquet & Fitness Club.
  • Davis & Elkins takes on Lees-McRae College on Saturday morning.