The Ole Miss tennis team split their matches this weekend and garnered a 4-3 victory over South Carolina on Friday, but fell to the Georgia Bulldogs 4-0 on Sunday afternoon during senior day.
Ole Miss was able to shake off the disheartening doubles point to win four singles matches in Friday’s contest. The Rebels got solid victories from Gustav Hansson (6-2, 6-1) and Stefan Lindmark (6-3, 6-2) which gave them the lead in the match. The Rebels would also get a match victory at court five from Fabian Fallert (6-3,6-1) to take a 3-1 lead over the Gamecocks. The Rebels would finish off the match at court six as Zvonimir Babic won his match in straight sets (6-4, 6-3).
The Rebels were not able to take the momentum into Sunday’s contest against Georgia, as they lost the doubles point and were not able to get anything going in their singles matches. Georgia moved to 12-0 with the victory, and will be the No. 1 seed in next week’s SEC tennis tournament.
Ole Miss was defeated rather soundly; they lost their matches at courts one and two before falling 4-0.
Ole Miss will be the No. 9 seed in next week’s SEC Men’s Tennis Tournament.
Ole Miss defeated Arkansas on Friday 4-2, but fell to the Missouri Tigers on Sunday 4-3. Ole Miss fell to 3-11 in SEC play after Sunday’s match.
The Rebels were able to jump out early in Friday’s match against the Razorbacks to win the doubles point, taking a 1-0 lead in the match.
The Rebels would jump out to a-1 lead in the contest when Zalina Khairudinova and Natalie Suk won at courts four and two, respectively.
Ole Miss clinched the match when Marija Milutinovic won her match at court six.
The Rebels weren’t able to sustain the momentum when they traveled to Missouri on Sunday.
Ole Miss dropped the doubles point Sunday afternoon, but were able to fight back and win three matches in a row to take a 3-1 lead. They were not able to win another match, however, and the Rebels fell to the Tigers 4-3.
Ole Miss finishes the season 3-11 in SEC play and will be the No. 12 seed in this week’s SEC tournament.