April 5, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah men's tennis continued their conference schedule today, with a 5-2 win over visiting UNLV. The win moves the Utes to 8-10 on the year, 1-1 in Mountain West Conference.
The Utes took doubles in convincing fashion, with all three Utah teams winning. Roeland Brateanu and Nick Coutts took Henner Nehles and Romain Massoro out 8-4, with Tyler Poulson and Tomasz Grzyb downing Avi Salomon and Joel Kielbowicz 8-5, and Daniel Lohff and Kaisorn Chaichana defeating Milos Blagojevic and Ryan Barber 8-2.
The strong Ute showing continued into singles, with four Utes winning in straight sets. Roeland Brateanu, in no. two singles, defeated Romain Massaro 6-3, 6-4. Tomsz Grzyb defeated Joel Kilbowicz 6-3, 7-6 in number four singles. Nick Coutts had a 6-3, 6-3 win over Milos Blagojevic in number five singles.
Mike Bullard, a walk-on, made his debut for the Utes in number six singles with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Ryan Barber.
The Utes will host San Diego State on Saturday, April 5.
#1 Nehles (UNLV) def. Lohff (Utah) 7-5, 6-4
#2 Brateanu (Utah) def. Massaro 6-3, 6-4
#3 Salomon (UNLV) def. Poulson (Utah) 6-2, 6-1
#4 Grzyb (Utah) def. Kielbowicz (UNLV) 6-3, 7-6
#5 Coutts (Utah) def. Blagojevic (UNLV) 6-3, 6-2
#6 Bullard (Utah) def. (Barber) 6-0, 6-2
#1 Brateanu/Coutts def. Nehles/Massaro 8-4
#2 Poulson/Grzyb def. Salomon/Kilbowicz 8-5
#3 Lohff/Chaichana def. Blagojevic/Barber 8-2