Dores Tame Tigers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – No. 26 Vanderbilt men’s tennis took the court to battle Auburn in its first home SEC affair while crushing the Tigers, 6-1.
The Tigers took an early lead over the Commodores, securing the doubles point on Courts 2-3 over the Dores.
Ready to bounce back, the Commodores stormed back in singles play eager to make a comeback.
Starting strong for the Dores, junior Billy Rowe achieved a straight-set victory over Auburn’s Brandon Laubser, 6-3, 6-4, tying the score, 1-1.
Pushing the Dores into the lead over the Tigers, Macsen Sisam wrapped up a straight-set victory over Tad Maclean after dominating in the second-set tiebreaker to earn a 6-1, 7-6 win over the Tiger. 
Extending the Commodores lead to 3-1, junior Panu Virtanen commanded a 6-4 victory over Auburn’s Tim Dollman followed by dominating in the second set, securing the match over the Tiger in the second-set tiebreaker, 7-6. 
After falling short in the first set, 3-6, against Auburn’s Matteo DeVincentis, senior Cameron Klinger fought by earning a 6-3 comeback in the second set. Maintaining a successful run in the third set, Klinger clinched the match for the Commodores defeating DeVincentis, 6-2. 
Remaining courts played out, earning the Commodores two additional points to make it 6-1.
The Commodores look to tally their third SEC while victory hosting Alabama Sunday at noon at the Currey Tennis Center. Admission to the match is free.
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Vanderbilt 6, Auburn 1
Singles competition
1. Cameron Klinger (VANDY) def. Matteo DeVincentis (AUBURN) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
2. George Harwell (VANDY) def. Filippo Mora (AUBURN) 7-5, 6-7, 6-0
3. Macsen Sisam (VANDY) def. Tad Maclean (AUBURN) 6-1, 7-6
4. Billy Rowe (VANDY) def. Brandon Laubser (AUBURN) 6-3, 6-4
5. Panu Virtanen (VANDY) def. Tim Dollman (AUBURN) 6-4, 7-6
6. Marcus Ferreira (VANDY) def. Michael Durham (AUBURN) 6-0, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Cameron Klinger/Billy Rowe (VANDY) def. Brandon Laubser/Tad Maclean (AUBURN) 6-4
2. Matteo DeVincentis/Filippo Mora (AUBURN) def. Christiaan Worst/Panu Virtanen (VANDY) 7-6 (7-3)
3. Anders Fry/Diego Chavarria (AUBURN) def. George Harwell/Marcus Ferreira (VANDY) 6-4
Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,3,5,1,2,6)