Zach Ganger was defeated in both singles and doubles play on Thursday in the Mountain West Conference Tournament.
April 26, 2007
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - The University of Utah men's tennis team had a tough loss in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday. The Rebels defeated the Utes 4-0 to advance into the semifinals.
The Utes started the day out on a rough note. Zach Ganger and Miron Mann were defeated 8-5 by Elliot Wronski and Brett Hunter at the No. 1 slot. The last match completed was at the No. 2 slot. The doubles point was determined by UNLV's Burrows and Hooper as they defeated Othman Zerouali-Ouariti and Jason Smits 8-2.
First to finish in singles play was Smits at the No. 4 slot. The Ute faced Brett Hunter from the Rebels for a 6-3, 6-3 loss. At the top spot, Elliot Wronski defeated Utah's Ganger 6-3, 6-4. The last match to be completed was at the No. 3 slot. Wes Hancock and Wesley Burrows went face-to-face for a 6-2, 7-6(3) win in the Rebel's favor. The match ended in a 4-0 victory in UNLV's favor.
No. 3 UNLV 4, No. 6 Utah 0 Singles: 1. Elliott Wronski (UNLV) def. Zach Ganger, 6-3, 6-4 2. Slavko Bijelica (UNLV) vs. Miron Mann, 7-6(5), 2-1 (DNF) 3. Wesley Burrows (UNLV) def. Wes Hancock, 6-2, 7-6(3) 4. Brett Hunter (UNLV) def. Jason Smits, 6-3, 6-3 5. Othman Zerouali-Ouariti (UTAH) vs. David Campbell, 6-3, 4-5 (DNF) 6. Luca Barlocchi (UNLV) vs. Timmy Allin, 6-3, 6-5 (DNF)
Doubles: 1. Wronski/Hunter (UNLV) def. Ganger/Mann, 8-5 2. Hooper/Burrows (UNLV) def. Smits/ Zerouali-Ouariti, 8-2 3. Bijelica/Campbell (UNLV) vs. Hancock/Allin, 7-6 (DNF)