NCAA Mens Tennis

Men’s Tennis Completes Gamecock Ranked +1

Men's Tennis Completes Gamecock Ranked +1

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Benjamin Kittay and Karl Poling won their singles matches and teamed to win a doubles match, highlighting the third and final day of the Gamecock Ranked +1 hosted by the University of South Carolina.

Kittay and Poling teamed to defeat Virginia’s Alexander Keifer and Jeffrey Von der Schulenburg, 6-1, in the A-draw doubles third round. In singles action, Poling beat Arizona’s Inaki Cabrera-Bello, 6-1, 6-2, and Kittay downed NC State’s Martin Borisiouk, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Carolina’s Anuj Watane lost his singles match in the B-draw to Arizona’s Jay Friend, 6-1, 6-0.

Sunday’s Results

A-draw Doubles Third Round

Kittay/Poling (UNC) def. Alexander Keifer/Jeffrey Von der Schulenburg (UVA) 6-1


A-draw Fourth Round

Poling (UNC) def. Inaki Cabrera-Bello (Ariz) 6-1, 6-2

Kittay (UNC) def. Martin Borisiouk (NCSU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2


B-draw Fourth Round

Jay Friend (Ariz) def. Anuj Watane (UNC) 6-1, 6-0

Saturday’s Results

A-draw Doubles First Round

Theo Winegar/Michael Zheng (Columbia) def. Benjamin Kittay/Karl Poling (UNC) 8-2


A-draw Doubles Second Round

Benjamin Kittay/Karl Poling (UNC) def. Lucas Da Silva/Carter Morgan (South Carolina) 8-5


A-draw Third Round

Benjamin Kittay (UNC) def. Holden Koons (Wake Forest) 6-4, 6-1


B-draw Third Round

Anuj Watane (UNC) def. Alexander Keifer (Virginia) 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-2

Karl Poling (UNC) def. Braden Shick (NC State) 6-4, 1-0, ret.


Friday’s Results

A-draw First Round

Jeffrey Von der Schulenburg (Virginia) def. Benjamin Kittay (UNC) 1-6, 6-1, 6-4

Jay Friend (Arizona) def. Will Jansen (UNC) 4-3, ret.


B-draw First Round

Anuj Watane (UNC) def. Connor Krug (Duke) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2

Karl Poling (UNC) def. Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) 6-2, 7-5


A-draw Second Round

Benjamin Kittay (UNC) def. Billy Blaydes (Auburn) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Martin Borisiouk (NC State) vs. Will Jansen (UNC) walkover


B-draw Second Round

Jelani Sarr (South Carolina) def. Anuj Watane (UNC) 6-3, 6-2

Ozan Baris (Michigan State) def. Karl Poling (UNC) 6-3, 6-2 


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