April 7, 2013
No. 55 Hokies falter at No. 25 Wake Forest
Tech claims wins in two singles matches, but falls 5-2
(25) Wake Forest 5
(55) Virginia Tech2

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 55th-ranked Virginia Tech men’s tennis team fell to 25th ranked Wake Forest, 5-2 on Sunday afternoon in ACC competition at Leighton Courts in Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Demon Deacons (15-6, 4-2 ACC) got off to a strong start, sweeping the doubles matches to take a 1-0 lead in the match.

Wake led 3-0 before the Hokies (11-7, 3-3 ACC) got on the board as Tech’s 55th-ranked Amerigo Contini defeated the Deacs’ David Hopkins, 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 1 singles match.

Wake Forest claimed the team-win in the next completed singles with a victory on court four. The Hokie scored again in the No. 6 where freshman Joao Monteiro defeated Morgan Mays 7-6(4), 6-4.

In the No. 2 singles, Tech’s 81st-ranked Andreas Bjerrehus battled Wake’s Danny Kreyman to three sets. Bjerrehus won the first set, 6-4, but Kreyman came back to take the next two with scores of 6-4, 6-4.

The Hokies will wrap up the home schedule next weekend, hosting Georgia Tech at 2:30 on Friday, April 7. Tech will host Clemson on Sunday, April 9 on senior day.

1. #55 Amerigo Contini (VT) def. David Hopkins (WF) 6-3, 6-2
2. Danny Kreyman (WF) def. #81 Andreas Bjerrehus (VT) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
3. #60 Amogh Prabhakar (WF) def. Hunter Koontz (VT) 6-1, 6-3
4. Adam Lee (WF) def. Lucas Oliveira (VT) 6-1, 7-6(0)
5. Jon Ho (WF) def. Trpimir Kujundzic (VT) 6-2, 6-3
6. Joao Monteiro (VT) def. Morgan Mays (WF) 7-6(4), 6-4
Order of finish: 5,3,1,4,6,2

1. #77 Hopkins/Prabhakar (WF) def. #20 Bjerrehus/Contini (VT) 8-3
2. Kreyman/Lee (WF) def. Koontz/Oliveira (VT) 8-6
3. Ho/Sam Bloom (WF) def. Kujudzic/Marko Lovrinovic (VT) 8-7 (7-3)
Order of finish: 1,2,3

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