Canes Tennis Falls to Colorado

The No. 38-ranked Miami men's tennis team fell, 4-3, to Colorado Thursday afternoon at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

Miami drops to 7-6 on the season, while Colorado improves to 9-7 overall.

The Hurricanes dropped all three doubles matches; entering singles play down 1-0.

Miami fell at No. 2 through No. 4 singles, losing the match 4-3.

No. 12 Todd Widom beat Mirko Jovanovic, 6-0, 7-6, at the No. 1 spot.

Jose Lieberman and Tarik El Bassiouni won at No. 5 and No. 6 singles.

Lieberman beat Bucky Mink in three sets, 6-7, 6-3, 7-6, while El Bassiouni downed Zachary Hood in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.

The Hurricanes are back in action Saturday travelling to face NC State.

Colorado 4, Miami 3

Singles

1. No. 12 Todd Widom (UM) def. Mirko Jovanovic (CU) 6-0, 7-6
2. Maciej Dilaj (CU) def. Tomas Smid (UM) 4-6, 6-1
3. Justin Hunter (CU) def. Andrew Golub (UM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Bryan Knepper (CU) def. Joel Berman (UM) 6-0, 6-4
5. Jose Lieberman (UM) def. Bucky Mink (CU) 6-7, 6-3, 7-6
6. Tarik El Bassiouni (UM) def. Zachary Hood (CU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

1. Hunter/Knepper (CU) def. El Bassiouni/Golub (UM) 8-6
2. Dilaj/Mink (CU) def. Widom/Smid (UM) 8-5
3. Hood/Jovanovic (CU) def. Lieberman/Berman (UM) 9-7

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