Virginia sweeps doubles point en route to 6-1 win versus ACC foe Wake Forest
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Top-ranked Virginia posted its ninth victory against a top-25 opponent this season, downing No. 25 Wake Forest 6-1 Saturday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.
The Cavaliers remained unbeaten on the season, improving to 16-0 overall and 5-0 in the ACC, while the Demon Deacons fell to 14-6 overall and 3-2 in the conference.
The win extended the Cavaliers’ conference-record win streak to 98 consecutive victories versus ACC opponents.
Virginia opened the match by sweeping all three doubles matches for a 1-0 lead. Justin Shane and Julen Uriguen gave Virginia the early advantage with an 8-4 win at No. 3 against Jon Ho and Sam Bloom. Alex Domijan and Mitchell Frank followed with an 8-3 win at No. 2 versus Adam Lee and Danny Kreyman to clinch the point. Jarmere Jenkins and Mac Styslinger completed the sweep with a tiebreaker victory against David Hopkins and Amogh Prabhakar at the No. 1 position.
In singles, the Cavalier lead quickly doubled as Domijan posted a 6-2, 6-1 win against Prabhakar at the No. 2 spot. Jenkins followed with a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 versus Hopkins and Shane added a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 5 against Ho to seal the victory. After Uriguen downed Bloom 7-5, 6-1 at No. 6 to make the score 5-0, Wake recorded its only point of the day with Lee’s 6-3, 7-5 victory against Styslinger at No. 4. The match concluded with Frank’s 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win versus Kreyman at No. 3 to make the final score 6-1.