WINTER PARK, Fla. (February 4, 2009) – The 10th ranked Rollins men’s tennis team swept doubles and dropped just one singles match to post an 8-1 victory over Webber International in the Tars 2009 season opener.
Rollins (1-0) was dominating throughout with just one match going beyond two sets.
Seventh ranked Neil Clausen and Pablo Seijo earned an 8-1 win over Rafael Teixeria and Caio Cardoso at the top doubles spot. The Tars went on to earn a sweep as Adrain Tan and Jeff Morris won No. 2, 8-3 and the team of Nick Rowlands and Bill Rockwood took the No. 3 doubles 8-1.
Tan made easy work of Cardoso at No. 1 singles, winning 6-1, 6-0. Clausen, the 27th ranked player in Division II, was a 6-2, 6-4 winner over Teixeira at No. 2 while 35th ranked Morris won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 over Philippe Andermatt.
Seijo downed Reyne Hospedales at No. 4 singles 6-0, 6-1 and Andrew Johnson was a 6-1, 7-6 (5) winner over Francisco Franco at No. 6.
Rollins will be back in action on Saturday, February 14th, hosting Palm Beach Atlantic at Noon.