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Hull Picks Up Two Wins, Men's Tennis Falls to Centre

Hull Picks Up Two Wins, Men's Tennis Falls to Centre

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Covenant men's tennis team fell to Centre 6-3 on Friday evening inside the Strang-Voges Tennis Center on the campus of the McCallie School.

After dropping both one and three doubles 8-4, Covenant (0-3) was able to get their first point of the match as Logan Hull and Chris Morton defeated Max Middleton and Ben Hadlock 8-4 to go into singles play down 2-1.

The Scots were able to take away points at both one and six singles. Hull took set one 6-3 before Arpit Maini forced a super tiebreaking third set at the one spot. Hull was able to take the set 10-6 and pick up the hosts second point of the contest.

At six singles Tyler Kelly defeated Danny Nelson in straight sets. Kelly took set number one 6-3 before taking set two in a tiebreaker 7-6 (7-2) to pick up his fifth win of the season.

Paxton Haggerty dropped the first set 6-3 to Middleton at two singles. Middleton won the second set 6-2 to take the match. Ben Luke made his opponent work at the three spot dropping set one 6-4 before dropping set two 6-3. Cameron Cortman lost the first set 6-2 and made Hadlock earn the victory dropping set two 6-4.

Centre is now 1-4.

Covenant was scheduled to take on LaGrange tomorrow in their conference opener but had to postpone due to inclement weather. A makeup date has yet to be announced.

UP NEXT

Covenant is scheduled to open up USA South play against Piedmont on Tuesday on top of Lookout Mountain. First serve is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

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