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Austin Peay Govs remain undefeated in OVC play

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team remain undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play as the Govs defeated Eastern Kentucky, 5-2, Saturday, at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Governors Tennis. (APSU Sports Information) [1]

Austin Peay Governors Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

With the win, Austin Peay improves to 10-4 overall, with a 5-0 mark in the OVC and is the only team with a perfect record in OVC play. EKU falls to 12-5 overall, with a 5-1 OVC record.

In doubles action, Austin Peay was led by the duo of senior Aleksas Tverijonas [2] and sophomore Aaron Jumonville [3] who earned an 8-5 victory at the No. 2 slot. The Govs were able to clinch the doubles point when the pairing of seniors Dimitar Ristovski [4] and Iago Seffrin [5] claimed a thrilling 8-7 (3) win at No. 1.

In singles play, the Govs were led by Tverijonas and sophomore Manuel Montenegro [6]. Tverijonas cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory against Ramon van Flymen at the No. 2 position while Montenegro picked up a 6-2, 6-2 win over Diogo Soares at No. 5.

In other singles matches, the Govs were able to clinch the match when Ristovski picked up a hard-fought 7-6 (8), 6-4 triumph at the No. 1 slot while Jumonville picked up a 6-1, 6-3 win against Sebastian Mueller at No. 3.

The Govs return to the court and continue OVC play with a 2:00pm, Thursday, home contest against Belmont at the Governors Tennis Courts.

Box Scores

Singles

No. 1 – Dimitar Ristovski [4] (APSU) vs. Alex Alvaro (EKU) 7-6 (10-8), 6-4

No. 2 – Aleksas Tverijonas [2] (APSU) def. Ramon van Flymen (EKU) 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 – Aaron Jumonville [3] (APSU) def. Sebastian Mueller (EKU) 6-4, 6-3

No. 4 – Daridge Saidi (EKU) def. Iago Seffrin [5] (APSU) 6-2, 7-6 (5)

No. 5 – Manuel Montenegro [6] (APSU) def. Diogo Soares (EKU) 6-2, 6-2

No. 6. – Junjo de la Llera (EKU) def. Oleg Drobysh [7] (APSU) 3-6, 6-3, 10-6

Doubles

No. 1 – Seffrin/Ristovski (APSU) vs. Mueller/de la Llera (EKU) 8-7 (3)

No. 2 – Jumonville/Tverijonas (APSU) def. van Flymen/Soares (EKU) 8-5

No. 3 – Avlaro/Diego Asis (EKU) def. Drobysh/Montenegro (APSU) 8-7 (3)

Order of finish: Doubles (2, 3, 1*); Singles (2, 3, 4, 1*, 5, 6)