March 2, 2011

King Tennis downed by Queens

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College lost in men's and women's tennis action Wednesday against the visitors from Queens University of Charlotte with the women's match having a 6-0 score with a 5-1 decision on the men's side.

In the women's match Queens, with a 9-2 record on the season, jumped out to a 3-0 lead after doubles by winning with a combined score of 24-7. The visitors wrapped up the match with wins at No. 2 and No. 3 singles.

The Lady Tornado went to 6-6 after the match.

On the men's side Queens once again posted a 3-0 doubles score with King winning five games. King got on the board thanks to Pablo Vidal's (Madrid, Spain) win at No. 2 singles 3-6, 6-4 and 7-5 over David Hannon. Queens won at No. 3 and No. 4 singles to close out the contest while the No. 1 match was in the third set with Jose Avila (Cuernavaca, Mexico) serving for the victory.

The Tornado owns an 8-4 record after Wednesday. Queens went to 7-2.

The King men and women will separate for the next matches on the schedule as the Lady Tornado travels to future Conference Carolinas foe Converse (S.C.) College for a 2:30 p.m. match on March 16 while the Tornado have a March 17 contest at NCAA Division I opponent UNC Asheville.  King returns home for men's and women's action on March 23 against nearby Milligan (Tenn.) College.

Men's Results - Queens 5, King 1

Singles

Result

Jose Avila (K) vs. Christiaan Lee-Daigle(Q)

DNF (4-6, 6-4, 5-4)

Pablo Vidal (K) def. David Hannon (Q)

3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Joshua Bloch (Q) def. Eiki Magnusson (K)

6-2, 6-0

Raahil Dhruva (Q) def. Oriol Mirallas (K)

6-1, 6-1

Seth Hale (K) vs. Gustavo Munhoz (Q)

DNS

Patrick Jones (K) vs. Ignacio Casali (Q)

DNS

Doubles

Result

Lee-Daigle/ Dhruva (Q) def. Avila/Jones (K)

8-1

Bloch/Hannon (Q) def. Vidal/Mirallas (K)

8-0

Casali/Munhoz (Q) def. Hale/Magnusson (K)

8-4

Women's Results - Queens 6, King 0

Singles

Result

Elena Mileva (Q) def. Virginie Brioschi (K)

6-4, 6-3

Christina Rustscheff def. Nerece Stoltz (K)

6-0, 6-2

Erin Williams (Q) def. Karissa King (K)

6-1, 6-3

Sarah Anderson (K) vs. Morgan Roberts (Q)

DNF

Brittany Freund (K) vs. Amanda Poole (Q)

DNS

Eden Sherrod (K) vs. Gillian McLinden (Q)

DNS

Doubles

Result

Mileva/Roberts (Q) def. Brioschi/Stoltz (K)

8-5

Rustscheff/Williams (Q) def. King/Anderson (K)

8-1

Poole/Hewit Hawn (Q) def. Freund/Sherrod (K)

8-1