Cleveland, Ohio- The Cleveland State men’s tennis team picked up two wins on Thursday, taking a 4-3 win over Toledo and a 6-1 win over Holy Cross. With the wins, the Vikings are now 5-7 this season and have won five straight.
In the first match of the day, the Vikings took an early 1-0 lead after picking up the doubles point, as JuandeDios Abboud and Hugo Chatras secured a 6-4 win at the doubles No. 2 and Maxime Mareschal -Hay and Mikael Erler earned a 6-4 victory in third place.
After Toledo picked up the first two singles wins at No. 5 and No. 4, Cleveland State’s Kade Mindry picked up the first singles win for the Vikings, earning a 3-6, 6-2, 6 win. -1 in 3rd place to tie the score at 2-2.
The Vikings were then able to secure a 3-2 advantage after a 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 victory by Hugo Chatras in singles No. 6, before a Toledo victory at the top of the line-up again ties the score. at 3-3.
Singles match No. 2 was the last game on the court, with Cleveland State’s Mikael Erler taking the game for the Vikings with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-0 win.
In the second match of the day, the Vikings managed to pull off a 6-1 win over Holy Cross, again picking up the point in doubles and five points in singles.
Cleveland State’s singles wins over Holy Cross came from Erler (#2), Mindry (#3), Chatras (#4), Abboud (#5), and Austin Staiger (#6).
The Vikings will now take a few days off from competition and return to action at Florida Atlantic on Wednesday, March 16.