ETSU claimed the doubles point to take the 1-0 advantage. Competing in the No. 2 slot the 53rd-ranked duo of Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) and Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) dropped Mike Wenham and Anton Tsymbalov, 8-2 while Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) defeated Mpiloenhle Migogo and Rishi Behl, 8-6. The Bucs made it a sweep when Oscar Posada (
In singles the Bucs would finish their opponents in straight sets. No. 61 Enrique Olivares defeated Anton Tsymbalov, 6-3, 6-2 in the top position, while Predrag Burmazovic (
"I think they played pretty well. I'm not 100 percent satisfied with the way we played doubles but they've been clutch all year and it's hard to criticize a winning performance. I just hope that we come out with a little bit more intensity in the next couple of matches," said head coach Yaser Zaatini.
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No. 2- Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) def. Joshua Smith (ISU) 6-1, 4-3, ret. inj.
No. 3- Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) def. Jon Sigurdsson (ISU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 4- Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Mpilo Migogo (ISU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 5- Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. Mike Wenham (ISU) 6-3, 6-1
No. 6- Daniel Isaza (ETSU) def. Blake Douglas (ISU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 1- Ahlgren/Posada (ETSU) def. Sigurdsson/Smith (ISU) 9-7
No. 3- Isaza/Picardo (ETSU) def. Behl/Migogo (ISU) 8-6