Men’s tennis suffers 6-1 defeat at Arkansas
Men’s tennis suffers 6-1 defeat at Arkansas
Friday, February 3, 2023

Badra earns top flight singles victory   

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Feb. 3, 2023) – On Friday night, the ETSU men’s tennis team played to a 6-1 loss against Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. With the loss, the Bucs dropped their six consecutive contest and had their third loss to a Power 5 program this season.

Earning the Bucs only point, Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) defeated Stefanos Savva in two sets with a 6-4 win in the first set and a 6-2 match-winning set. With the win, Badra earned his second singles victory of the season.


Singles Results:

Dimitri Badra (ETSU) def. Stefanos Savva (ARKM) 6-4, 6-2

Melvin Manuel (ARKM) def. Thiago Pernas (ETSU) 6-5, retired

Benedikt Emesz (ARKM) def. Adam Nagoudi (ETSU) 6-2, 6-1

Alan Sau Franco (ARKM) def. Pedro Cressoni (ETSU) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

Gerard Planelles (ARKM) def. Juan Lobisano (ETSU) 6-2, 6-3

Foster Rogers (ARKM) def. Francisco Lamas (ETSU) 6-1, 6-4


Doubles Results:

Stefanos Savva/Melvin Manuel (ARKM) def. Thiago Pernas/Peter Kalocsai (ETSU) 6-3

Jakob Mosvold/Benedikt Emesz (ARKM) vs. Dimitri Badra/Adam Nagoudi (ETSU) 2-5, unfinished

Alan Sau Franco/Gerard Planelles (ARKM) def. Francisco Lamas/Juan Lobisano (ETSU) 6-3


Records: ETSU 0-6, Arkansas 7-1.



ETSU will be back on the road for a matchup against Duke on Friday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. in Durham, N.C.

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