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Vols defeat Georgia in SEC opener

No. 5 Tennessee (12-3, 1-0 SEC) defeated No. 43 Georgia (4-5, 0-1 SEC), 6-1, Friday at Goodfriend Tennis Center.

The Vols won the doubles point by sweeping the two completed matches.

Tennessee-Georgia tennis results

Doubles
1. #8 Angel Diaz/Johannus Monday (UT) def. Freddy Blaydes/Thomas Paulsell (UGA) 6-4
2. #36 Filip Pieczonka/Shunsuke Mitsui (UT) def. #37 Ryan Colby/Niels Ratiu (UGA) 6-4
3. Younes Lalami/Filip Apltauer (UT) vs. Miguel Perez Peña/Cyrus Mahjoob (UGA) 4-5, unfinished

Order of finish: 2,1

Singles
1. #7 Johannus Monday (UT) def. #54 Thomas Paulsell (UGA) 6-2, 6-3
2. #27 Shunsuke Mitsui (UT) def. #56 Ryan Colby (UGA) 7-5, 7-6(4)
3. #77 Miguel Perez Peña (UGA) def. Chris Li (UT) 6-3, 5-7, 10-5
4. #82 Filip Pieczonka (UT) def. Niels Ratiu (UGA) 6-1, 6-4
5. Angel Diaz (UT) def. Freddy Blaydes (UGA) 7-5, 6-3
6. Filip Apltauer (UT) def. Cyrus Mahjoob (UGA) 6-4, 6-0

Order of finish: 4,6,1,5,2,3

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire