No. 26 Men's Tennis falls at No. 16 Mississippi State
STARKVILLE, Miss. – No. 26 Razorback Men’s Tennis fell to No. 16 Mississippi State on Wednesday afternoon, 4-0. It was the seventh-straight match against a Top 25 team for the Hogs.
Melvin Manuel and Adrien Burdet picked up a 6-2 win over Nemanja Malesevic/Davide Tortora for their second-straight win in the SEC. After clinching the doubles point, the Bulldogs earned the first three singles victories to clinch the win.
“Mississippi State saved match points in doubles which hurt us. I was encouraged that we played better as the matches progressed in singles,” said Head Coach Andy Jackson. “We have all the respect in the world for MSU and they were just too good today. We are looking forward to playing at Auburn on Friday.”
The Hogs continue their road trip with a match at Auburn on Friday, April 9. First serve in Auburn, Ala. is set for 2:00 p.m. CT.