Tech def. Wofford & Alabama State – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech men’s tennis team ended a successful weekend of competition with two wins in their doubleheader on Sunday against Wofford and Alabama State. The Jackets defeated Wofford 7-0 and beat Alabama State 6-1

Tech went 2-1 in doubles and took the first point of the game. Andrew Martin and Markus McDaniel defeated Callum Rendle and Max Graham, 6-3. Keshav Chopra and Elias Schokri defeated Ashe Ray and Robbie Young 6-3 to give Tech a 1-0 lead before going into singles.

The Jackets defeated Wofford in singles, with five of their players winning in straight sets. McDaniel quickly defeated his opponent, fading out Wofford’s Rendle 6-0, 6-0. martin, Robert Bauer and Chopra followed behind McDaniel with three wins to take the score to 3-0. Shokry took the first set from Wofford’s horn and scored a 7-6 [7-3] Tiebreak win in the second set. Rohan Sachdev was forced to play three sets with Wofford’s fullet. After falling 6-3 in the second game, Sachdev came back with an impressive 10-2 win.

Martin (GT) defeated. beam (WOFF); 6-2, 6-2
McDaniel (GT) defeated. Rendel (WOFF); 6-0, 6-0
Chopra (GT) defeated. Young (WOFF); 6-2, 6-3
Sachdev (GT) defeated. Fullet (WOFF); 7-5, 3-6, 10-2
Defeated Shokry (GT). Horn (WOFF); 6-3, 7-6 [7-3]
Bauer (GT) defeated. Graham (WOFF); 6-2, 7-5

Martin/McDaniel (GT) re Rendle/Graham (WOFF); 6-3
Chopra/Shokry (GT) defeated. Rash/Fullet (WOFF); 6-3
Ray/Young (WOFF) def. McKinney/Bauer (GT); 3-6

Tech grabbed Alabama State’s quick double with back-to-back wins. Martin/McDaniel and Chopra/Shokry earned 6-1 wins and improved to 2-0 as a pair on the day.

In the singles game, the Jacks went 5-1. Once again, McDaniel clinched Tech’s first singles win in a 6-0, 6-3 decision over Ruan Du Preez. Martin’s and Sachdev’s two-set wins gave Tech the automatic team win. Both teams played all singles games. Chopra clinched a 6-2, 6-3 win over Alabama State’s Bajracharya and Shokry finished the singles game with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Alabama State’s Verlaguet.

Martin (GT) defeated. Grandinot (ASU); 6-4, 6-1
McDaniel (GT) defeated. Du Preez (ASU); 6-0, 6-3
Chopra (GT) defeated. Bajcharya (ASU); 6-2, 6-3
Sachdev (GT) defeated. Amier (ASU); 6-4, 6-2
Johnson (ASU) defeated. McKinney (GT); 7-5, 6-4
Defeated Shokry (GT). Publisher (ASU); 6-4, 7-5

Martin/McDaniel (GT) vs. Grandinot/Bajracharya (ASU); 6-1
Chopra/Shokry (GT) defeated. Du Preez/Rodriguez (ASU); 6-1
McKinney/Bauer (GT) vs Amier/Verlaguet (ASU); 4-2, unfinished

The jackets travel to Stanford for the ITA Kickoff and the competition runs from Sunday, January 29th to Monday, January 30th.

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