The University of Hawai’i men’s tennis team recently competed against UNLV in the UNLV Quad event. Despite a valiant effort from the Rainbow Warriors, they were defeated 4-1 by UNLV. The match was held at the Fertitta Tennis Complex in Las Vegas, Nev.
UNLV held off UH in doubles to start the match. The Rainbow Warriors’ Karl Collins and Andrew Somerville fell to UNLV’s Illia Maksymochuk and Taiyo Hirano, while Sohta Urano and Guillaume Tattevin narrowly missed out by a break against Joseph Chen and Aaron Bailey. The doubles point ultimately went to UNLV.
In singles, UNLV secured wins at the No. 6 and 5 positions, giving them a 3-0 lead. However, Hawai’i’s Karl Collins broke up the shutout by defeating Maksymchuk in straight sets. Despite the Rainbow Warriors’ efforts, UNLV ultimately clinched the match, with Anton Ornberg defeating UH’s Quinn Snyder.
The match was notable for marking the return to UH’s lineup for Guillaume Tattevin. Despite the loss, the team is looking ahead and will play a doubleheader on Saturday, facing New Mexico State in the morning and UC Riverside in the afternoon.
The overall outcome was a 4-1 victory for UNLV, leaving Hawai’i with a 0-3 record for the season so far. The team’s lone senior, Guillaume Tattevin, is ready for the upcoming challenges as the team gears up for future matches.
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