Arizona Men's Tennis Downs Utah, 5-2

Feb. 4, 2002

The Arizona men's tennis team defeated the Utah Utes, 5-2, on Monday improving their record to 2-0 in dual meets. Leading the way for the Cats were UA sophomore Whi Kim and junior Tom Lloyd. In singles play Kim outlasted Utah's Corrie Sheepers, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Lloyd earned a victory over Utah's Daniel Lohff, 6-3, 6-2. UA's Lloyd and Kim teamed up in doubles and beat Utah's Daniel Carlsson and Tyler Poulson, 8-6.

In other singles play on Monday, Arizona senior Capriati topped Utah's Nik Yip in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2. In the No. 4 singles spot, UA sophomore Carl Hagman tripped up Utah's Carlsson, 6-0, 6-2. Wildcat sophomore Roeland Bratianu pulled out a victory over Utah's Poulson, 6-4, 6-4.

The Wildcats continue action Friday Feb. 8 at home when they face Northern Arizona University. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m.

Steven Capriati (UA)
def. Nik Yip (Utah), 6-3, 6-2
Whi Kim (UA) def Corrie Sheepers (Utah), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Tom Lloyd (UA) def. Daniel Lohff (Utah), 6-3, 6-2
Carl Hagman (UA) def. Daniel Carlsson (Utah), 6-0, 6-2
Roeland Bratianu (UA) def. Tyler Poulson (Utah), 6-4, 6-4
Tobias Tangberg (Utah) def. Arnaud Agniel (UA), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
David Mercier/Yip (Utah) def. Capriati/Hagman (UA), 9-8(5)
Lloyd/Kim (UA) def. Carlsson/Poulson (Utah), 8-6
Sheepers/Jon Engelbrecht (Utah) def. Bratianu/Colin O'Grady (UA), 8-6

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