DURHAM, N.C. –The Norfolk State men’s tennis team claimed a 4-0 win over fellow MEAC opponent North Carolina Central on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 23, at the NCCU Tennis Courts.
NSU improved to 2-0 in the MEAC and 4-5 overall while N.C. Central fell to 0-1 in the league and 0-2 on the season.
In the doubles matches, junior Peter Ramstromer-Pello and freshman Dzmitry Zyhmantovich led off with an 8-3 win over Jose Fabara and Daniil Gerasimov. At the No. 2 spot, freshman Robin Riethmueller and sophomore Igor Braga posted an 8-2 victory over Thomas Persico and Fabrice George.
Zyhmantovich competed in the No. 1 singles position where he defeated Persico, 6-0, 5-0, by default due to Persico’s behavior. In the No. 4 slot, Ramstromer-Pello upended George, 6-3, 6-3. Freshman Samuel Lemberger defeated Jamal Hoyte, 6-3, 6-4, in the No. 6 singles spot.
The Spartans return to the courts on March 2 as they Bethune-Cookman in the MEAC Southern Division Round-Up in Florence, S.C. The match is set to begin at 2:30 p.m.
Story originally appeared on NSUSpartans.com, Copyright Norfolk State University