Farman wins both matches in 2018-19 season opener

Farman wins both matches in 2018-19 season opener

TIGERVILLE, S.C. - The Mars Hill men's tennis team (0-1) opened their 2018-19 season with a 4-3 loss against North Greenville (1-0) Wednesday afternoon.  Tom Farman earned a singles win and doubles victory with partner Pedro Pinassi.

Ben Reid and Fernando Neto each picked up singles victories.  Reid took down Pierre Bedard 6-2, 7-5 and, after dropping the first set, Neto won due to retirement before the second set began.

The Lions open up their home schedule on Saturday, September 22 when they take on UVa-Wise at the Hart Tennis Complex.  First serve is set for 1 p.m. 

North Greenville 4, Mars Hill 3

Singles competition

1. Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Pierre Bedard (NGU) 6-2, 7-5
2. Yannis Moulod (NGU) def. Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 5-4, retired
3. Fernando Neto (MHUM) def. Kaey-Den Tan (NGU) 4-6, retired
4. Giacomo Garini (NGU) def. Kyrel Trim (MHUM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Francisco Tico (NGU) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 7-6, 6-4
6. Tom Farman (MHUM) def. Keegan Harrison (NGU) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Pierre Bedard/Kaey-Den Tan (NGU) def. Ben Reid/Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-1
2. Yannis Moulod/Francisco Tico (NGU) def. Kyrel Trim/Fernando Neto (MHUM) 6-4
3. Pedro Pinassi/Tom Farman (MHUM) def. Giacomo Garini/Keegan Harrison (NGU) 6-4

Match Notes:
Mars Hill 0-1
North Greenville 1-0

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