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    No. 57 Men's Tennis Falls at No. 13 Louisville
     
    Dave Thomson
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    Jan. 21, 2011

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -

    No. 57 NC State (2-1) was handed its first defeat of the season at No. 13 Louisville (2-0), 7-0, on Friday, Jan. 21. Jaime Pulgar and Dave Thomson remained undefeated in doubles on the season by collecting a win at No. 2.

    Pulgar and Thomson topped Simon Childs and Sumit Gupta, 8-7, at No. 2 doubles, but the Pack couldn't grab a win at the other two spots. Dominic Hodgson and Julian Sullivan were handed their first defeat at No. 1, 8-6, in a close contest with Viktor Maksimcuk and Austen Childs, while Ivan Sanchez Gomez and Sean Weber lost to Alejandro Calligari and Robert Hall, 8-2, at No. 3.

    Louisville continued to carry the momentum in singles play, with No. 8 Austen Childs beating No. 61 Pulgar, 6-2, 6-3, and No. 98 Simon Childs bypassing Hodgson, 7-6, 6-4. Dave Thomson then fell to No. 75 Maksimcuk, 7-6, 6-4, to clinch the match for the Cardinals.

    Sullivan was defeated by Calligari, 6-3, 7-6, Rafael Paez lost to Hall, 6-1, 7-6, and Sanchez Gomez dropped a 7-5, 6-2 bout to Andrew Carter.

    NC State will resume play tomorrow at No. 46 Indiana. Action is slated to being at 2 p.m.

    No. 13 Louisville (2-0) d. No. 57 NC State (2-1), 7-0

    Doubles
    1. Viktor Maksimcuk / Austen Childs (UL) d. Dominic Hodgson / Julian Sullivan (NCSU), 8-6
    2. Jaime Pulgar / Dave Thomson (NCSU) d. Simon Childs / Sumit Gupta (UL), 8-7
    3. Alejandro Calligari/ Robert Hall (UL) d. Ivan Sanchez Gomez / Sean Weber (NCSU), 8-2
    Order of finish: 1, 3, 2

    Singles     
    1. No. 8 Austen Childs (UL) d. No. 61 Jaime Pulgar (NCSU), 6-2, 6-3
    2. No. 98 Simon Childs (UL) d No. 82 Dominic Hodgson (NCSU), 7-6, 6-4
    3. No. 75 Viktor Maksimcuk (UL) d No. 106 Dave Thomson (NCSU), 7-6, 6-4
    4. Robert Hall (UL) d. Rafael Paez (NCSU), 6-1, 7-6
    5. Alejandro Calligari (UL) d. Julian Sullivan (NCSU), 6-3, 7-6
    6. Andrew Carter (UL) d. Ivan Sanchez Gomez (NCSU), 7-5, 6-2
    Order of finish: 1, 2, 3, 5, 4, 6


     

     

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