UWA men’s tennis cruises past Christian Brothers

Published 10:03 am Friday, March 7, 2014

The University of West Alabama men’s tennis team won its seventh consecutive match and remained a perfect 4-0 on the road with a 9-0 victory over Christian Brothers Thursday at TPC at Southwind.

With the win, West Alabama improves to 11-1 overall and 3-1 in Gulf South Conference play. Christian Brothers is 0-3 and 0-3.

West Alabama only gave up four games in singles, with Adam Drysdale, Simon Bardell, Kike Ruiz and Manuel Grossmann all winning by 6-0, 6-0 counts. Nestor Vargas and Ruiz took No. 1 doubles over Nick Wiseman and Stephen Johnston, 8-3. Drysdale and Anton Ivanov took care of Daniel D’Alto and Sebastian Guijarro in No. 2 doubles, 8-0.

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Both the UWA men and women’s teams remain in GSC play Friday at Delta State.

Following are the results of Thursday’s match:


Anton Ivanov (UWA) def. Nick Wiseman (CBU) 6-1, 6-2

Nestor Vargas (UWA) def. Stephen Johnston (CBU) 6-1, 6-0

Adam Drysdale (UWA) def. Daniel D’Alto (CBU) 6-0, 6-0

Simon Bardell (UWA) def. Sebastian Guijarro (CBU) 6-0, 6-0

Kike Ruiz (UWA) def. Swamy Sriraman (CBU) 6-0, 6-0

Manuel Grossmann (UWA) wins by forfeit (no CBU player)


Vargas/Ruiz (UWA) def. Wiseman/Johnston (CBU) 8-3

Drysdale/Ivanov (UWA) def. D’Alto/Guijarro (CBU) 8-0

Simon Bardell/Grossmann (UWA) wins by forfeit (no CBU player)