The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team (11-7) plays two-time defending Atlantic 10 Champion George Washington (11-5) at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex, Friday, April 12 at 2 pm. George Washington enters the match ranked 67th in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association Top 75 rankings.
Jordi Massalle Ferrer, who has won 11 of his last 13 matches, leads the 49ers with 23 singles wins. Massalle Ferrer’s 23 singles wins ties him for the 10th highest single-season wins total in school history. Jack Williams, Paul Cisto and Alex Calott each have 16 singles win. Kamil Khalil has won six straight matches giving him 10 singles wins on the season.
Khalil and Krzysztof Kwasniewicz have combined for 10 doubles wins. They have won seven of their last 10 matches. Massalle Ferrer and Williams have posted a 10-2 doubles record this season. They have won eight of their last 10 matches. The doubles team of Calott and Cisti have won 10 doubles matches this season. They have won six straight matches.
This match will mark the 10thmeeting between Charlotte and George Washington. The 49ers hold a 5-4 series lead. The two teams split their two meetings last season. Charlotte defeated George Washington, 4-3, on the road in their regular-season match. Then, George Washington defeated Charlotte, 4-2, in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.