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    SEC Men's Tennis Players Of The Week

    The Southeastern Conference announced its men's tennis players of the week Wednesday, recognizing outstanding performances on the court from the past week.

    Jordan Angus • Mississippi State
    Sophomore • London, England
    • Swept singles play for the 2014 ITA Kick-Off Weekend, with both opponents being ranked (81st/87th). 
    • After falling in the first set on Saturday, Angus closed out the weekend winning four-straight sets, including a straight-sets victory on Sunday against Memphis’ Johnny Grimal. After MSU dropped the doubles point Saturday against Harvard, Angus’ victory set up the opportunity for Zach White’s match-winning three-set victory. 
    • Angus again proved crucial against Memphis, as he pulled out a straight-sets victory in a second-set tiebreaker against Memphis’ No. 87 Grimal to tie the overall match at 2-2, setting up Florian Lakat and Malte Stropp to bring home the win for the Bulldogs. \
    • The weekend victories also gave the sophomore five career wins against ranked opponents. 


    1/25 Sebastian Beltrame, Harvard  (81)                 W 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
    1/26 Johnny Grimal, Memphis (87)                           W 6-2, 6-5 (2)

    Doubles (with Malte Stropp)

    1/25 Nguyen/MacMaster, Harvard (17)                                   L 6-4
    1/26 O’Hare/Salisbury, Memphis (3)                                  UNF 3-4

    Markus Kerner  • Tennessee
    Viljandi, Estonia
    • Helped the Vols back to the ITA National Indoors for the sixth consecutive season, going unbeaten in No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
    • Extended his singles winning streak to a career-best six matches, giving him 11 wins, tied for second-most on the team.
    • Has not dropped a set in dual match play in singles so far this spring.
    • Extended doubles winning streak to a career-best six matches as well with Andrew Dromsky. 
    • He is the only Vol to win in singles and doubles in all six of the Vols’ matches this spring.


    1/25 Mac Roy, Michigan State                                        W 6-1, 6-1
    1/26 Vuc Velickovic, VCU                                                 W 6-0, 6-5

    Doubles (with Andrew Dromsky)

    1/25 Forman/Pfister, Michgian State                                      W 6-4
    1/26 Argente/Pimentel, VCU       W 6-1