Oklahoma Men's Tennis improved to 6-0 after defeating 36th-ranked Alabama, 4-1, Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
"We played a very tough match today in a difficult environment," OU head coach John Roddick said. "We competed well, but we still have a number of things to improve."
Oklahoma captured the doubles point as Sooners cruised in the Nos. 1 and 2 matches.
Dane Webb and Andrew Harris topped Daniil Proskura and Nikko Madregallejo 6-1. In the No. 2 spot Axel Alvarez and Guillermo Alcorta secured the doubles point for the Sooners, beating Sean Donohue and Becker O’Shaughnessey, 6-3.
Harris, Alvarez and Alcorta clinched the victory with wins in their singles matches.
In No. 4 singles, Harris ousted Madregallejo in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.
Alvarez beat O’Shaughnessey, 6-2, 6-5.
Alcorta secured the triumph with a 6-5, 6-2 win over Proskura.
"We are looking forward to a few good days of practice before the national indoors," Roddick said.
Up next, the Sooners travel to Houston, Texas, to compete in the ITA National Indoors.
Oklahoma 4, Alabama 1
1. #5 Guillermo Alcorta (OU) def. #14 Daniil Proskura (UA) 6-5, 6-2
2. #6 Axel Alvares Llamas (OU) def. #51 B. O'Shaughnessey (UA) 6-2, 6-5
3. Stuart Kenyon (UA) vs. #40 Dane Webb (OU) 6-4, 5-6, unfinished
4. #37 Andrew Harris (OU) def. Nikko Madregallejo (UA) 6-1, 6-3
5. Sean Donohue (UA) def. Nick Papac (OU) 6-5, 6-3
6. Andrew Goodwin (UA) vs. Austin Siegel (OU) 3-6, 6-4, unfinished
1. #18 Dane Webb/Andrew Harris (OU) def. Daniil Proskura/Nikko Madregallejo (UA) 6-1
2. Guillermo Alcorta/Axel Alvares Llamas (OU) def. Sean Donohue/B. O'Shaughnessey (UA) 6-3
3. Andrew Goodwin/Stuart Kenyon (UA) vs. Peerakit Siributwong/Nick Papac (OU) 4-4, unfinished
Order of finish: Doubles: 1, 2; Singles: 4, 2, 5, 1.
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