Courtesy: Spencer Farrin (Moscow, Idaho)
Men's tennis splits
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 03/24/2013
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BOISE, Idaho – The No. 62 Idaho men’s tennis team wrapped up the Boise State Tournament with a win over Utah and a loss to No. 46 Boise State. Idaho moves to 17-2 on the season.

Idaho won 4-1 against Utah as the Vandals got wins at the top two doubles spots, before winning the top three singles matches. No. 122 Dmitry Perevoshchikov won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles to clinch the match after Abid Akbar won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 and Marius Cirstea won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3. Cristobal Ramos Salazar lost 6-2, 6-4 at No. 6, and Jose Bendeck and Cesar Torres didn’t finish their No. 4 and No. 5 singles matches.

Idaho’s loss to Boise State was a tight match throughout. After Idaho rolled to a doubles sweep with 8-2, 8-3 and 8-5 wins, the Vandals were unable to come out on top in some close singles matches. Perevoshchikov fell 7-5, 6-4 to No. 22 Andrew Bettles at No. 1, and Abid Akbar lost 6-4, 7-5 at No. 2. Cirstea dropped a three-setter at No. 3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 and BSU’s Thomas Tenreiro beat Cesar Torres 6-4, 6-3 at No. 5 singles. Jose Bendeck won 7-5, 6-1 at No. 4, but it wasn’t enough, as the Vandals suffered just their second loss of the season.

Boise State 4, Idaho 2

1. A. Akbar/M. Cirstea (UI) def. A. Bettles/N. Sereke (BSU) 8-2
2. J. Bendeck/C. Ramos Salazar (UI) def. G. Patton/S. Sears (BSU) 8-3
3. D. Perevoshchikov/F. Fichtel (UI) def. T. Mitchell/F. Pogostkin (BSU) 8-5

1. (25) A. Bettles (BSU) def. (122) D. Perevoshchikov (UI) 7-5, 6-4
2. N. Sereke (BSU) def. A. Akbar (UI) 6-4, 7-5
3. S. Sears (BSU) def. M. Cirstea (UI) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
4. J. Bendeck (UI) def. F. Pogostkin (BSU) 7-5, 6-1
5. T. Tenreiro (BSU) def. C. Torres (UI) 6-4, 6-3
6. G. Patton (BSU) vs. C. Ramos Salazar (UI) DNF

Idaho 4, Utah 1

1. A. Akbar/M. Cirstea (UI) def. D. Lane/S. Hamza (UU) 9-7
2. J. Bendeck/C. Ramos Salazar (UI) def. D. Mamedov/A. Medinilla (UU) 8-4
3. B. Tasevac/C. Willems (UU) def. I. Krijanto/J. Knox (UI) 8-6

1. (122) D. Perevoshchikov (UI) def. D. Mamedov (UU) 6-3, 6-1
2. A. Akbar (UI) def. S. Hamza (UU) 6-3, 6-2
3. M. Cirstea (UI) def. Al Medinilla (UU) 6-2, 6-2
4. J. Bendeck (UI) vs. D. Lane (UU) DNF
5. C. Torres (UI) vs. C. Willems (UU) DNF
6. B. Tasevac (UU) def. C. Ramos Salazar (UI) 6-2, 6-4

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