NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt swept Friday’s competition with victories over North Florida, 6-1, and Lipscomb, 4-0, at the Currey Tennis Center.
In the first matchup against North Florida, Vanderbilt jumped out to a quick start with the doubles point win. The duos of Marcus Ferreira and George Harwell and Adam Sraberg and Christiaan Worst won their matches, 6-3.
The Commodores wasted no time in the singles matches with Billy Rowe getting the win over North Florida’s Jorge Nunez (6-3, 6-2).
Marcus Ferreira followed up Rowe’s win with win of his own (6-3, 6-3) over Federico Nani. George Harwell was the next Commodore to finish after his defeat of Till Von Winning (6-3, 6-2).
Harwell’s victory clinched the match for the Dores, but they continued play for the rest of competition.
Cameron Klinger kept it going for the Commodores after taking down Sahil Deshmook in commanding fashion (6-3, 6-2). Macsen Sisam took the first set in his match but was overcome by Dominik Barton for the Dores’ lone loss of the match (6-4, 2-6, 5-7).
Panu Virtanen wrapped up the match for the Commodores with their final win against North Florida. He defeated Nilo Duarte (6-2, 6-4) to earn the final point in the match.
In the second match of the day against Lipscomb, the Dores once again earned the doubles point with victories from Ferreira and Harwell (6-2) and Sraberg and Worst (6-1).
Ferreira stayed undefeated on the day, earning the first singles point against Lipscomb with his win over Pedro Uribe (6-0, 6-4). The second singles point came off the racket of Rowe over Jorge Ortegon (6-2, 6-4).
Sisam bounced back and clinched the match for the Dores after defeating Pablo Caffarena in outstanding fashion (6-3, 6-3).
Up next, Vanderbilt begins SEC play when it travels to Mississippi State on March 1 at 3 p.m. CT.