Cal Poly Men's Tennis Picks Up Sixth Consecutive Win

Cal Poly Men's Tennis Picks Up Sixth Consecutive Win

FRESNO – The Cal Poly men's tennis team picked up its sixth consecutive win after it beat Fresno State 4-2 Sunday afternoon in Fresno, Calif. 

The Mustangs' hard fought win over Fresno State advanced their winning streak to six and their dual record to 12-5. 

Cal Poly started the match off in doubles play, where the Mustangs set the tone of the match. Karl Enander and Tim Tan took on Xander Veys and Mantas Bugailiskis on court two, but fell 6-1. 

Garrett Auproux and Josh Ortlip changed the momentum around when they took on Youssef Hassan and Zdenek Derkas on court three and defeated them 6-3, leaving it up to court one to clinch the match. 

Corey Pang and Ben Donovan picked up a 6-4 win against Euan McIntosh and Patrik Pech, giving Cal Poly the doubles point.

Going into singles play, Donovan was defeated by McIntosh on court two 6-1, 6-2.

Auproux put the first singles point on the board for the Mustangs, as he beat Henrique Wojciecnowski Osorio on court four 6-2, 6-4. 

Up 2-1, Antoine Noel put another point on the board for the Mustangs after he beat Hassan on court five 6-3, 6-4. 

Pang pushed Veys to three sets on court one, but couldn't hold on, as he fell 6-4, 0-6, 6-2, making it a 3-2 match. 

Axel Damiens clinched the match for Cal Poly after he pushed Bugailiskis to three sets on court six and came out with a win 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. 

Ortlip was in his third set before his match was abandoned. 

The Mustangs will have next weekend off as they will be getting ready to travel to Hawaii on Tuesday March 28 to take on Hawai'i.