LEXINGTON, Kentucky – The Pepperdine men’s tennis team began its fall season at the Wildcat Invitational on Friday afternoon, recording three singles wins against the host school, the defending NCAA runner-up, at the Boone Tennis Center.
Two Waves claimed their first collegiate wins as Maxi Homberg (Freising, Germany) took down Kentucky’s Sorbo in three sets, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, while fellow freshman Max Wuelfing (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) was a straight-set winner over the Wildcats’ Clement, 6-4, 7-5.
Eric Hadigian (Sacramento, Calif.) took care of business as well, handling Kentucky’s Mercer 6-1, 6-4.
The full results of the day are listed below:
#78 Lapadat (Kentucky) def. #15 Daniel De Jonge 7-6, 6-3
Baadi (Kentucky) def. #45 Tim Zeitvogel 6-2, 6-4
Eric Hadigian def. Mercer (Kentucky) 6-1, 6-4
Cosnet (Kentucky) def. Linus Carlsson Halldin 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Leblanc (Kentucky) def. Robert Shelton 7-5, 6-0
Maxi Homberg def. Sorbo (Kentucky) 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
Max Wuelfing def. Clement (Kentucky) 6-4, 7-5
Lapadat/Leblanc (Kentucky) def. #59 Carlsson Halldin/De Jonge 6-0
Baadi/Cosnet (Kentucky) def. Homberg/Zeitvogel 6-3
Clement/Mercer (Kentucky) def. Hadigian/Wuelfing 6-2
Pepperdine will be back in action tomorrow afternoon starting at 12:30 p.m. PT with both singles and doubles.