Waves Win ITA-Kick-Off Opener 7-0 vs. Denver
MALIBU, Calif. – The #7-ranked Pepperdine men’s tennis team won its first match of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend 7-0 vs. #53 Denver. The Waves advance to the championship match tomorrow at 2 p.m. and will play the winner of the Florida State-Drake contest.
In doubles the Waves (3-0) quickly took control in the No. 2 and No. 3 matches, jumping out to leads of 4-1 and 5-2, respectively.
In the top match, Finn Tearney (Wellington, New Zealand/Wellington College) and Francis Alcantara (Cagayan de Oro, Philippines/Fresno State) remained on serve in the early games versus Enej Bonin and Jens Vorkefeld. Tied at two, the Pepperdine pair was able to break serve and hold to build a 4-2 advantage.