Men's Tennis Advances to A-10 Semis With 4-0 Win
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Senior Anthony Davison (l) and freshman Paul Cisti (r) won together,...
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Top-seeded Charlotte defeated No. 8 Fordham 4-0 in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship Friday afternoon at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Charlotte improves to 17-9 and a perfect  5-0 against A-10 team this season. Charlotte defeated Fordham in the regular season 7-0 back on March 30.

Charlotte won the doubles point with wins at two and three. Freshman Paul Cisti (Arcachon, France) and senior Anthony Davison (Derby, England) paired up for the 8-3 win at number two. The pair is 6-12 together, winning their first pairing at that spot in the lineup this season. Freshman Kamil Khalil (Moscow, Russia) and junior Krzysztof Kwasniewicz (Wroclaw, Poland) took an 8-3 win to give Charlotte the doubles point of the match. That pairing is a team-leading 9-4 this season, with a perfect 5-0 mark in doubles play at number three.

In singles, play, Charlotte needed just three wins to claim the match, with Davison striking first with a 7-5, 6-1 win at number five for his 15th win of the year and 11th of season at number five. Cisti won next, 6-2, 6-4 for his 17th victory in singles. Freshman Jack Williams (Alpharetta, Ga.) clinched the win with a 6-4, 6-4 victory, his 16th in singles this year.

The 49ers advance to Saturday's semifinals to face the George Washington/Temple winner at 11 a.m.
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