Men's Tennis Looks Strong After First Day of Duck Classic
Nov. 10, 2000
EUGENE, Ore. - The Oregon men's tennis squad looked tough after the first day of the Duck Classic, held at the Student Tennis Center on campus. The round-robin tournament featured the Wasington Huskies and the Portland Pilots. The Ducks picked up eight wins (six singles, two doubles), including two singles wins from standout sophomore Oded Teig.
In singles, Teig picked up his first win over Washington's Jeremy Berman, 6-2, 6-3. Teig went on to defeat Lars Andersen of Portland, 6-2, 6-0. Also victorious was teammate Jason Menke, who put away Christian Dumitru of the Pilots, 6-1, 6-1. Senior David Becker also won his first match, defeating Portland's Evan Dixon, 7-6, 7-5. Oregon's freshman made their mark, with newcomers Chris King and Buck Mink both winning a match on Friday. King defeated Quinn Borchard of Portland, 6-2, 6-0 and Mink put away the Pilots' Quang Nguyen, 7-6, 7-5.
In doubles, Oregon's tandem of Mink and Teig defeated Portland's Jeff Nunnenkamp and Borchard, 9-8. The Duck duo of Menke and Becker also picked up a win, besting Washington's team of Matt Hanlin and Berman, 8-5.
The Duck Classic continues tomorrow at the Student Tennis Center, with singles matches beginning at 9:30 a.m. and doubles at 3:00 p.m.
Oded Teig, UO def. Jeremy Berman, UW, 6-2, 6-3.
Michael Rubin, UW def. Quinn Borchard, UP, 6-1, 7-5.
Jason Menke, UO def. Christian Dumitru, UP, 6-1, 6-1.
Dillon Ruby, UW def. Pierre-Marc Villeneuve, UP, 6-1, 6-4.
David Becker, UO, def. Evan Dixon, UP, 7-6, 7-5.
Andre Biznak, UW, def. Buck Mink, UO, 6-1, 6-0.
Matt Hanlin, UW, def. Peter Malacek, UP, 6-0, 6-4.
Ari Strasberg, UW, def. Nick Tostenrude, UP, 6-1, 6-1.
Marius Lunde, UW, def. Matt Baer, UP, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Oded Teig, UO, def. Lars Andersen, UP, 6-2, 6-0.
Buck Mink, UO, def. Quang Nguyen, UP, 7-6, 7-5.
Michael Rubin, UW, def. Jason Menke, UO, 6-3, 6-2.
Chris King, UO, def. Quinn Borchard, UP, 6-2, 6-0.
Dillon Ruby, UW, def. David Becker, UO, 6-3, 6-2.
Nick Weiss, UW, def. Ty Garrison, UP, 6-4, 6-2.
FLIGHT FOUR- DOUBLES
Mink/Teig, UO, def. Jeff Nunnenkamp/Borchard, UP, 9-8.
Baer/Andersen, UP, def. Ruby/Strasberg, UW, 8-6.
Menke/Becker, UO, def. Hanlin/Berman, UW, 8-5.
Lunde/Weiss, UW, def. Malacek/Tostenrude, UW, 8-5.
Biznak/Rubing, UW, def. Nguyen/Dumitru, 8-4.