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No. 4 Lander rallies to top Auburn Montgomery

Lander split six singles matches to defeat Auburn Montgomery Saturday at the Joe Cabri Tennis Center (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)
Lander split six singles matches to defeat Auburn Montgomery Saturday at the Joe Cabri Tennis Center (File photo by Joshua S. Kelly)

GREENWOOD – The fourth-ranked Lander men's tennis team picked its fifth consecutive win on Saturday afternoon when the Bearcats downed Auburn Montgomery, 5-4, in a non-conference match.

Lander improves to 6-2 overall, while Auburn Montgomery falls to 5-2.

In singles, No. 1 Matias Destefanis (AUM) def. David Korsten (LU), 7-6, 6-3; No. 2 Vincent Dubosclard (AUM) def. Jules Vauthier (LU), 6-1, 3-6, 7-5; No. 3 Eirik Groner (LU) def. Francisco Mendieta (AUM), 6-3, 6-0; No. 4 Alvaro Terron (AUM) def. Ozan Cildir (LU), 5-7, 6-0, 6-2; No. 5 Alexandre Springer def. Birkir Gunnarsson (AUM), 7-5, 6-1; and No. 6 Omar El-Moslemany (LU) def. Santiago Veglia (AUM), 7-5, 6-1.

In doubles, No. 1 Dubosclard/Gunnarsson (AUM) def. Marc Hofer/El-Moslemany), 8-6; No. 2 Korsten/Groner (LU) def. Mendieta/Terron (AUM), 8-6; and No. 3 Vauthier/Cildir (LU) def. Destefanis/Veglia (AUM), 8-2.

Lander will travel to face No. 6 Columbus State at 2:00 p.m, on Tuesday.