Johannus Monday and Angel Diaz collected the first doubles win of the day, routing LSU’s Hotard and Dong, 6-3. Filip Pieczonka and Shunsuke Mitsui logged a 6-3 triumph over Latinovic and Dong, notching a perfect 3-0 doubles record on the weekend. James Newton and Filip Apltauer dropped a hard-fought match to Baylor’s Frantzen and Miladnovich, 6-7(4).
On the singles courts, Tennessee took five first sets over members of LSU and Baylor. Monday battled back after dropping the first set to beat LSU’s Rudy Ceccon, 2-6,6-0,6-2. Apltauer defeated Brostom of Baylor, 6-3, 6-4, while Mitsui was assertive in a 6-4, 6-2, win over Latinovic (LSU). Pieczonka rounded out the singles victories, defeating Julien Penzlin (LSU), 6-4, 6-1.
Johannus Monday/Angel Diaz (Tennessee) def. Welsh Hotard/George Stoupe (LSU) 6-3
Filip Pieczonka/Shunsuke Mitsui (Tennessee) def. Stefan Latinovic/Chen Dong (LSU)
Marko Miladinovic/Christopher Frantzen (Baylor) def. James Newton/Filip Apltauer 7-6(4)
Johannus Monday (Tennessee) def. Welsh Hotard (LSU) 2-6,6-0,6-2
Filip Apltauer (Tennessee) def. Oskar Brostrom Poulsen (Baylor) 6-3, 6-4
Shunsuke Mitsui (Tennessee) def. Stefan Latinovic (LSU) 6-4, 6-2
Filip Pieczonka (Tennessee) def. Julien Penzlin (LSU) 6-4, 6-1
Chen Dong (LSU) def. Angel Diaz (Tennessee) 6-1, 6-3
George Stoupe (LSU) def. Chris Li (Tennessee) 7-6(3), 7-6(5)
Brock Anderson (LSU) def. James Newton (Tennessee) 6-4, 6-4
Following this weekend’s hidden dual in San Diego, the Vols will take a two-month hiatus before returning to the courts for their spring dual match slate in January 2024.