Anderson, S.C. – Anderson University men's and women's tennis defeated nonconference opponent Emmanuel, 6-1, on Wednesday afternoon at AU Tennis Complex.
With the wins, men's tennis moves to 1-0 overall, while the women's tennis team improves to 2-0 during its Fall season.
AU men's tennis earned the early doubles point winning both the first and second flights. Senior tandem Ignacio Bidegain and Preston Morpeth defeated Lucas Hideo Sasaki and Thembo Makhanya, 6-2, while Trojan pairing Adam Kush and Aaron Cabo defeated Juan Carlos Romero and Hassan Badran, 6-3.
The Black and Gold won five of the six singles matches to set the final score, 6-1.
AU women's tennis also won the doubles portion to earn the early advantage. Trojan duo Anna Greer and Mirna Curcic defeated Zyanya Rogel Valenci and Kristina Khmelevskai, 6-2, while Anya Tarlouskaya and Victoria Wuilloud won, 6-4, over Victoria Silva and Selina Donecker.
Anderson relinquished just one point in the singles portion winning the match, 6-1.
Anderson University 6, Emmanuel College 1
1. Ignacio Bidegain (AUM) def. Thembo Makhanya (EMMMTEN) 6-7, 6-4, 6-3
2. Aaron Cabo (AUM) def. Juan Carlos Romero (EMMMTEN) 6-0, 6-4
3. Adam Kush (AUM) def. Lucas Hideo Sasaki (EMMMTEN) 6-3, 6-3
4. Hassan Badran (EMMMTEN) def. Spencer Snow (AUM) 6-2, 7-6
5. Preston Morpeth (AUM) def. Jorge Canadas (EMMMTEN) 7-5, 6-2
6. Simon Wilson (AUM) def. Kornel Kimagzweski (EMMMTEN) 6-4, 6-7, 12-10
1. Ignacio Bidegain/Preston Morpeth (AUM) def. Lucas Hideo Sasaki/Thembo Makhanya (EMMMTEN) 6-2
2. Adam Kush/Aaron Cabo (AUM) def. Juan Carlos Romero/Hassan Badran (EMMMTEN) 6-3
3. Jeffrey Dayton/Jerry Price (AUM) vs. Juan Burgos Torres/Kornel Kimagzweski (EMMMTEN) unfinished
Anderson University 6, Emmanuel 1
1. Anna Greer (AUW) def. Zyanya Rogel Valenci (EMMWTEN) 6-4, 6-0
2. Mirna Curcic (AUW) def. Maria Raich Solans (EMMWTEN) 6-1, 6-2
3. Victoria Silva (EMMWTEN) def. Victoria Wuilloud (AUW) 6-1, 7-6
4. Anya Tarlouskaya (AUW) def. Kristina Khmelevskai (EMMWTEN) 6-4, 6-2
5. Kristen Reynolds (AUW) def. Selina Donecker (EMMWTEN) 6-3, 6-0
6. Hannah Weaver (AUW) def. Julia Ramos (EMMWTEN) 8-1