Region's Top-Ranked Bulldogs Stay Perfect With Dominating Win In League Opener

Region's Top-Ranked Bulldogs Stay Perfect With Dominating Win In League Opener

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's tennis team stayed perfect on the season as the Bulldogs opened Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play with a decisive 9-0 sweep over Findlay on Saturday (Feb. 25) inside FSU's Racquet and Fitness Center.

The region's top-ranked Bulldogs won their league opener by sweeping the singles and doubles rounds against the Oilers to move to 4-0 on the year.

The victory was FSU's second in as many days during a three-match weekend homestand and came on the heels of an exciting 5-4 win in a showdown versus the region's second-ranked squad in Indianapolis on Friday in Big Rapids.

Ferris State utilized eight different players in the match and the Bulldogs took a 3-0 lead into the singles round after taking all three doubles flights.

In singles action, FSU won all six spots in straight-sets against Findlay.

Ferris State, which is currently ranked 20th in the country, hosts Hillsdale to complete its weekend homestand on Sunday (Feb. 26) starting at 12 p.m. (ET).

Below are the complete match results:

#1 Ferris State 9, Findlay 0
Feb 25, 2017 at Big Rapids, Mich. 

Singles competition
1. Till von Winning (FS) def. Oriol Ferrer (UFM) 6-2, 6-4
2. Vasil Surduk (FS) def. Carlos Blanco (UFM) 6-1, 7-5
3. Steward Sell (FS) def. Nicholas Kopylec (UFM) 6-2, 6-2
4. Daniil Tarantinov (FS) def. Trevor Majdalani (UFM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Pablo Munoz Baroja (FS) def. Ivaylo Slavov (UFM) 6-1, 6-0
6. Simon Levy (FS) def. Sherwin Miranda (UFM) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Till von Winning/Steward Sell (FS) def. Carlos Blanco/Oriol Ferrer (UFM) 9-8
2. Vasil Surduk/Nur Adim R. Iswan (FS) def. Ivaylo Slavov/Nicholas Kopylec (UFM) 8-5
3. Daniil Tarantinov/Robert Camplin (FS) def. Trevor Majdalani/Brad Strawser (UFM) 8-2