Sept. 22, 2013
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. ---- The UAB men's tennis team closed out weekend play at the Dale Short Shootout with an impressive showing Sunday against Southern Illinois.
The Blazers, who had played Lipscomb Friday and host Middle Tennessee on Saturday, won 8-of-9 overall matches against the Salukis.
UAB's singles winners Sunday included Rafael Rondino, Donovan McSeveny, Lucas Dirube, Luiz Felipe Pinto and Charles McCombs.
The Blazers winners in doubles were McSeveny and Mitchell Martell, Dirube and Rondino and Matthew Hill and Pinto.
UAB's next action will be at the ITA All-American in Tulsa, Okla. Sept. 28.
Dale Short Shootout
Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013
Rafael Rondino (UAB) def. Jonny Rigby (SIU) 2-6, 6-0, 6-2
Donovan McSeveny (UAB) def. Jorge Cavero (SIU) 6-7, 6-3, 6-1
Michael Kianicka (SIU) def. Mitchell Martell (UAB) 6-1, 6-4
Lucas Dirube (UAB) def. Szymon Opieczonek (SIU) 6-2, 6-0
Luiz Felipe Pinto (UAB) def. Fillip Aleksic (SIU) 6-4, 6-2
Charles McCombs (UAB) def. Rafael Cuadrillero (SIU) 7-5, 6-1
Donovan McSeveny/Mitchell Martell (UAB) def. Jonny Rigby/Michal Kianicka (SIU) 9-7
Lucas Dirube/Rafael Rondino (UAB) def. Jorge Cavero/Szymon Opieczonek (SIU) 8-4
Matthew Hill/Luiz Felipe Pinto (UAB) def. Fillip Aleksic/RafaelCuadrillero (SIU) 8-6