Mavs Pick Up 5-2 Win Over Utah

April 10, 2010

Arlington, Texas - With the Mavericks down 0-1 heading into singles play, UTA came from behind to secure a 5-2 decision over Utah Friday afternoon at the UTA Tennis Center. The win improved the Mavs to 6-10 overall.

The Mavericks dropped all three matches in doubles action, losing the point. In No. 2 spot Yauheni Yakauleu and Brieuc Hamon dropped a 7-4 decision to Jason Smits and Timmy Allin while No. 3 team of Gonzalo Bienzobas and Adam Srkala fell 8-4 to Stephen Jacobs and Benito Suriano.

No. 1 team-Dmitry Minkin and Mindaugas Celedinas was the last to be completed as they dropped an 8-6 decision against Phillip Eilers and Alex Golding.

After a short break and team meeting, UTA regrouped and prepared for singles action. UT Arlington recorded wins in the No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 positions.

David Subirats in the No. 5 spot suffered a 6-3, 6-3 lost to Jacobs.

Yakauleu notched a 7-6, 6-2 victory in the No. 4 position to Allin while Hamon collected a hard fought three set win over Golding, 4-6, 7-5, and 6-2.

Arlington native Jason Lateko recorded a 7-6, 7-5 win against Dmytro Mamedov in the No. 6 position while No. 1 singles player Dmitry Minkin collected a 4-6, 6-0, and 6-4 victory against Eilers.

Behind a crowd of UTA fans, Mindaugas Celedinas ended the match with a hard fought 3-6, 6-4, and 7-6 win in the No. 2 spot.

The Mavs will now hit the road for a conference meeting over UTSA on Monday, April 12 at noon.




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