Harding Men's Tennis blanks Hendrix 9-0

From Harding University

Helio Hashimoto
Helio Hashimoto

Harding men's tennis lost only four games in sweeping Hendrix 9-0 on Monday at the Harding Tennis Courts. The Bisons moved their record to 1-1 after suffering a 5-4 loss to Arkansas-Ft. Smith in its season-opener.

Harding shutout Hendrix (0-2) in two of the three doubles matches. Jon Mark Rowden and Kittibodee Singnil won their second doubles match of the season at No. 1 by an 8-2 score. Caleb McReynolds and Alex Ford teamed to win 8-0 at No. 2, and Helio Hashimoto and Germans Uglovs played together for the first time and won 8-0 at No. 3.

Harding continued its dominance in singles play, winning four of the six matches without giving up a game. Singnil improved to 14-1 in his Harding singles career with a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 1. Rowden moved to 17-1 in his career with a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 2.

Hashimoto is Harding's active leader in career wins, capturing his 35th career victory 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3. Alex Ford, Caleb McReynolds, and Germans Uglovs each won their first singles match of the season.

Tennis Match Results
Hendrix vs Harding
Oct 08, 2012 at Searcy, Ark.
(Harding Tennis Courts)

Harding 9, Hendrix 0

 Singles competition
1. Kittibodee Singnil (HU) def. Robert Sheets (HC) 6-0, 6-1
2. Jon Mark Rowden (HU) def. Udai Garimella (HC) 6-0, 6-1
3. Helio Hashimoto (HU) def. Payton Lea (HC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Alex Ford (HU) def. Joseph Stepina (HC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Caleb McReynolds (HU) def. Atishay Jain (HC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Germans Uglovs (HU) def. Jared Fisher (HC) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Kittibodee Singnil/Jon Mark Rowden (HU) def. Udai Garimella/Robert Sheets (HC) 8-2
2. Caleb McReynolds/Alex Ford (HU) def. Payton Lea/Joseph Stepina (HC) 8-0
3. Helio Hashimoto/Germans Uglovs (HU) def. Atishay Jain/Jared Fisher (HC) 8-0

Match Notes:
Hendrix 0-2
Harding 1-1