Harding Men's Tennis defeats Hendrix 7-2

SEARCY, Ark.(HU) – The Harding men's tennis team remained unbeaten during the fall season with a 7-2 victory over Hendrix on Wednesday at the HU Tennis Courts. The win gave the Bisons a 3-0 record, while the Warriors fell to 1-1.

Harding captured all three doubles points, with the No. 1 team of Alex Ford and Henrique Ruiz squeaking past Michael Gardner and Richie Litterst, 9-7.

Leading 3-0, Harding added four more points in singles with a quartet of straight-sets wins. Adam Edwards won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 4 to remain perfect at 3-0 in singles play.

Harding final action of the fall comes at the Ouachita Baptist Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

Tennis Match Results

Hendrix vs Harding

Oct 06, 2010 at Searcy, Ark.

(HU Tennis Courts)

Harding 7, Hendrix 2

Singles competition

1. Michael Gardner (HC) def. Henrique Ruiz (HU) 6-4, 7-6

2. Alex Ford (HU) def. Richie Litterst (HC) 6-3, 6-0

3. Tim Dinehart (HC) def. Germans Uglovs (HU) 3-6, 6-2, 10-5

4. Adam Edwards (HU) def. Kent Dunson (HC) 6-1, 6-3

5. Ivan Michelli (HU) def. Udai Garimella (HC) 6-1, 6-2

6. Helio Hashimoto (HU) def. Casey Wynn (HC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Alex Ford/Henrique Ruiz (HU) def. Michael Gardner/Richie Litterst (HC) 9-7

2. Helio Hashimoto/Ivan Michelli (HU) def. Kent Dunson/Tim Dinehart (HC) 8-3

3. Adam Edwards/Aldo Campos (HU) def. Udai Garimella/Casey Wynn (HC) 8-2

Match Notes:

Hendrix 1-1

Harding 3-0

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