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Green Bay Sweeps Western Illinois 7-0 on Sunday

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: March 09, 2014
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By: Ryan Hartwig (@GBHartwig)

GREEN BAY, Wis. ( – The Green Bay men’s tennis team swept Western Illinois 7-0 on Sunday morning at Western Racquet and Fitness Club, improving to 10-5 overall and a perfect 5-0 on its home court. The Phoenix bounced back from a 4-1 loss at No. 49 Wisconsin on Saturday in Madison.

Green Bay rolled to a pair of convincing doubles wins and then rattled off five straight-set singles victories in Sunday’s triumph over the Leathernecks. WIU had an incomplete lineup, giving the Phoenix victories at No. 3 doubles and No. 6 singles.

Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Germany) and Howard Scott (Exeter, England) cruised to an 8-2 win at No. 1 doubles, taking down Max Cederkall and Brandon Meeker, and Michael Tebon (Excelsior, Minn.) and Marius Merz (Heidelberg, Germany) knocked off Chris Bunch and Brett Furmanski 8-1 to help deliver the match’s opening point.

Tenzer and Scott won at the top two spots in singles action, as Tenzer beat Mitch Granger 6-3, 6-4 at No. 1 and Scott downed Cederkall 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1. Also winning their singles contests in straight sets on Sunday were Joey Leto (Downers Grove, Ill.) at No. 3, Rowan Isaaks (London, England) at No. 4 and Jorge Gonzalez Soler (Madrid, Spain) at No. 5.

The Phoenix secured the doubles point on Saturday against the Badgers, but ultimately fell 4-1 after the hosts claimed wins at the top four singles spots.

Tebon and Leto won a tight contest at No. 2 doubles, defeating Wisconsin’s Alexander Kokorev and John Zordani 8-7 (5), while Isaaks and Gomez Islinger won 8-3 at No. 3 over Petr Satral and Elliott Sprecher.

Gonzalez Soler was leading his No. 6 singles contest 7-5, 5-4 against Zordani, but the match went unfinished when the Badgers clinched the fourth and final point.

Green Bay’s next two matches will be played in Florida, as the Phoenix travels to Stetson on March 18 before taking on Farleigh Dickinson in Orlando on March 20.

Green Bay 7, Western Illinois 0
No. 1 – Michael Tenzer/Howard Scott (GB) def. Max Cederkall/Brandon Meeker (WIU) 8-2
No. 2 – Michael Tebon/Marius Merz (GB) def. Chris Bunch/Brett Furmanski (WIU) 8-1
No. 3 – Never Scheduled (Incomplete Lineup)

No. 1 – Michael Tenzer (GB) def. Mitch Granger (WIU) 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 – Howard Scott (GB) def. Max Cederkall (WIU) 6-3, 6-3
No. 3 – Joey Leto (GB) def. Brandon Meeker (WIU) 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 – Rowan Isaaks (GB) def. Chris Bunch (WIU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 5 – Jorge Gonzalez Soler (GB) def. Brett Furmanski (WIU) 6-1, 6-4
No. 6 – Never Scheduled (Incomplete Lineup)

Wisconsin 4, Green Bay 1
No. 1 – Oskar Wikberg/Jakhongir Jalalov (WIS) def. Howard Scott/Michael Tenzer (GB) 8-3
No. 2 – Michael Tebon/Joey Leto (GB) def. Alexander Kokorev/John Zordani (WIS) 8-7 (5)
No. 3 – Rowan Isaaks/Leopold Gomez Islinger (GB) def. Petr Satral/Elliott Sprecher (WIS) 8-3

No. 1 – Oskar Wikberg (WIS) def. Michael Tenzer (GB) 6-3, 6-1
No. 2 – Alexander Kokorev (WIS) def. Leopold Gomez Islinger (GB) 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3)
No. 3 – Petr Satral (WIS) def. Howard Scott (GB) 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
No. 4 – Jakhongir Jalalov (WIS) def. Joey Leto (GB) 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 – Elliott Sprecher (WIS) vs. Rowan Isaaks (GB) 4-6, 6-3, 5-3 (unfinished)
No. 6 – Jorge Gonzalez Soler (GB) vs. John Zordani (WIS) 7-5, 5-4 (unfinished)


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Saturday , February 20
Women's Tennis 
at Marquette
5:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
Friday , March 04
Women's Tennis 
vs. Chicago State
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , March 05
Women's Tennis 
at Northern Illinois
12:00 PM
Rockford, Ill.
Sunday , March 06
Women's Tennis 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Galesburg, Ill.
Friday , March 18
Women's Tennis 
at Dayton
12:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Saturday , March 26
Women's Tennis 
vs. Oakland
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , March 27
Women's Tennis 
vs. Detroit
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , April 01
Women's Tennis 
vs. UW-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wis.
Saturday , April 09
Women's Tennis 
vs. Valparaiso
3:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , April 10
Women's Tennis 
vs. UIC
10:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , April 16
Women's Tennis 
at Youngstown State
Youngstown, Ohio
Sunday , April 17
Women's Tennis 
at Cleveland State
Cleveland, Ohio
Saturday , April 23
Women's Tennis 
at Wright State
12:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Sunday , April 24
Women's Tennis 
at Northern Kentucky
Covington, Ky.
Friday , April 29
Women's Tennis 
at HL Championships
Ann Arbor, Mich.



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