The University of Toledo men's tennis team fell 5-2 to Duquesne in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Sunday.
In doubles play senior duo Omar Espinosa/Luka Vitosevic secured a 6-1 win over Chris Corrao/Dane Bendel, but it was not enough for the Rockets to clinch the doubles point.
The Rockets earned their two points in singles play with wins at the No. 5 and 6 positions. Espinosa swept Alejandro Rodrigues at the No. 5 spot 6-3, 6-4. At the No. 6 spot sophomore Tyler Gargas defeated Dane Bendel in two sets 6-2, 6-1.
The Rockets will travel to Chicago, Ill. to take on Chicago State on Friday, Feb. 22 at 5:00 p.m. and UIC on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Toledo vs. Duquesne
Duquesne 5, Toledo 2
1. Luka Vitosevic/Omar Espinosa (TOLEDO) def. Dane Bendel/Chris Corrao (DUQ) 6-1
2. Jared Isaacs/Alex Mascioli (DUQ) def. Vince Anzalone/Danilo Vukotic (TOLEDO) 6-3
3. Drew Akins/Alejandro Rodriguez (DUQ) def. Cole Shoults/Juan Carranza (TOLEDO) 6-3
1. Chris Corrao (DUQ) def. Luka Vitosevic (TOLEDO) 7-5, 5-7, 6-2
2. Drew Akins (DUQ) def. Danilo Vukotic (TOLEDO) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
3. Alex Mascioli (DUQ) def. Vince Anzalone (TOLEDO) 6-1, 6-1
4. Jared Isaacs (DUQ) def. Thawin Suksathaporn (TOLEDO) 6-1, 6-1
5. Omar Espinosa (TOLEDO) def. Alejandro Rodriguez (DUQ) 6-3, 6-4
6. Tyler Gargas (TOLEDO) def. Dane Bendel (DUQ) 6-2, 6-1