Tennessee University men’s tennis falls against Michigan


As reported by the University website, Tennessee men’s tennis team fell against Michigan 4-1 in Ann Arbor. In doubles, Johannus Monday and Blaise Bicknell led 5-4 before that match went unfinished.

Michigan took a 3-0 advantage with singles wins on courts one and three before Monday battled past sixth-ranked Andrew Fenty of Michigan, 7-6(3), 6-4. Gavin Young cliched the match for the Wolverines on court four, defeating Tennessee’s Bicknell in three sets, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2.
Boris Kozlov of Tennessee saw his court-five match go unfinished in the third set, while Tennessee’s Angel Diaz was in a second-set tiebreaker upon the match being clinched.

Men’s Singles results

1. Patrick Maloney (UM) final #59 Shunsuke Mitsui (UT) 6-4, 6-3
2. Johannus Monday (UT) final. #6 Andrew Fenty (UM) 7-6(3), 6-4
3. #16 Ondrej Styler (UM) final. #81 Emile Hudd (UT) 7-6(5), 6-2
4. #20 Gavin Young (UM) final. #86 Blaise Bicknell (UT) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
5. Boris Kozlov (UT) vs. Jacob Bickersteth (UM) 4-6, 6-4, 1-3, unfinished
6. Angel Diaz (UT) vs. Will Cooksey (UM) 6-3, 6-6(2-4), unfinished

Men’s Doubles Results

1. #14 Andrew Fenty/Gavin Young (UM) final. Shunsuke Mitsui/Pat Harper (UT) 6-3
2. Patrick Maloney/Ondrej Styler (UM) final Emile Hudd/Angel Diaz (UT) 6-4
3. Blaise Bicknell/Johannus Monday (UT) vs. Bjorn Swenson/Jacob Bickersteth (UM) 5-4, unfinished

About Tennessee University

University of Tennessee is a public university located in Knoxville. Founded in 1794 during the presidency of George Washington, it has approximately 28,000 students from more than one hundred nations. The University of Tennessee Medical Center, administered by University Health Systems and affiliated with the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, partners with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to attract and train the majority of its staff doctor. Many UTMC physicians and nurses have integrated careers as teachers and health care professionals.

The University of Tennessee was ranked 46th among public universities and 103rd among national universities in the United States by US News & World Report in its 2022 rankings. The University of Tennessee is a member of the SEC Academic Consortium. The total research endowment of the UT Knoxville campus was $127,983,213 for fiscal year 2006. The University of Tennessee Space Institute, located in Tullahoma, TN, is an extension of the Knoxville campus that supports research and graduate studies in aerospace engineering and related fields.

Tennessee competes in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), along with Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. The only UT team that does not compete in the SEC is the women’s rowing program, which competes as a single-sport member of the Big 12 Conference.

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