The No. 2 Tennessee men's tennis team extended their undefeated streak in outdoor tennis to 8-0 this season, defeating the Arkansas Razorbacks 6-1 Sunday at the Dill Indoor Tennis Center in Fayetteville, Ark.
The victory puts the Volunteers at 18-1, 6-0 SEC, since the beginning of the indoor season on January 23. It is the best start for a Tennessee men's tennis team since 1990.
J.P. Smith and Davey Sandgren, currently ranked No. 1 in the nation in doubles, scored their 28th win of the season with an 8-2 victory.
Junior Boris Conkic and freshman Rhyne Williams secured an 8-2 victory at the No. 2 doubles position, while junior Matteo Fago and freshman Edward Jones followed with a hard fought 8-7 victory.
The Volunteers suffered a setback in singles play, as senior Matt Brewer suffered an ankle injury while playing at the No. 5 position.
Brewer is reportedly on crutches and will undergo x-rays Tuesday to determine the severity of the injury.
Boris Conkic won at the No. 2 position with a 6-1, 6-2 victory, while Rhyne Williams.
Freshman Tennys Sandgren clinched the meet win for the Volunteers, winning his match in two sets, 7-5, 7-5.
J.P. Smith won at the No. 1 singles position, defeating Chris Nott (49th nationally) in three sets, 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-3.
Tennys Sandgren and Smith remained undefeated in conference play this season at 5-0 each.
The Volunteers return to action with a home meet against the No. 14 Ole Miss Rebels on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Goodfriend Tennis Center in Knoxville, Tenn.