The University of Minnesota men's tennis team swept six singles matches against Michigan State to wrap up play at the Minnesota Invitational in the brand-new Baseline Tennis Center. In the three-day, six-team event, the Golden Gophers won 25 out of 34 singles match.
Junior Chris Wettengel claimed a 6-2, 2-6 (10-3) win over the Spartans' Adam Hourani to finish the weekend with a perfect 6-0 singles record. Junior transfer Clay Estes also remained perfect in four singles matches with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Mike Brown.
This was the first event held at the new Baseline Tennis Center, a venue that will serve as home for the men's and women's tennis programs at the University of Minnesota. The facility features 10 indoor courts and eight outdoor courts.
Minnesota vs. Michigan State
Thomas Haug (Minn.) def. Jimmy McGuire (MSU), 6-2, 6-0
Chris Wettengel (Minn.) def. Adam Hourani (MSU), 6-2, 2-6 (10-3)
Manuel Lievano (Minn.) def. Cameron Marshall (MSU), 6-2, 7-6
Eric Robertson (Minn.) def. Eric Simonton (MSU), 6-2, 6-3
Clay Estes (Minn.) def. Mike Brown (MSU), 6-3, 6-2
Nate McLain (Minn.) def. Anthony Stefani (MSU), 6-0, 6-3
McGuire/Hourani (MSU) def. Estes/Lievano (Minn.), 9-8
McLain/Zharinov (Minn.) def. Marshall/Simonton (MSU), 8-5
Stefani/Brown (MSU) def. Robertson/Steve Solberg (Minn.), 9-7