Men's Tennis

    Hoosiers Open with a 4-2 Win Over Columbia

    Go Hoosiers! Sophomore Jeremy Langer posted wins at three singles and one doubles.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sophomore Jeremy Langer posted wins at three singles and one doubles.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Jan. 30, 2010

    Box Score

    OXFORD, Miss. - Indiana opened the dual match slate of their season against No. 52 Columbia on Saturday. The No. 50 Hoosiers were up to the task, riding key wins from sophomores Jeremy Langer and Will Kendall to a 4-2 win. The Hoosiers open the season undefeated and will play #10 Ole Miss at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday.

    After winning the doubles point with wins at number one and three, Langer got things rolling in singles. He won in a hard-fought two-set match by a 7-5, 7-6 (5) score. With a 2-0 lead, the Hoosiers were in control.

    But then Columbia started the comeback, winning at number one and number three in three-set matches.

    Freshman Josh MacTaggart won in straight sets at number four, defeating Cyril Bucher 6-2, 7-6 (1). With the win, the Hoosiers led 3-2 with sophomores Kendall and Maxime Armengaud on court at numbers five and six.

    After falling behind early, Kendall battled back for a win in a tiebreaker in the first. He then went on to take the second convincingly for a 7-6 (4), 6-3 final score. His win clinched the score.

    Indiana men's tennis continues action in Oxford, Miss., when they will play Ole Miss at 2 p.m. CT on Sun., Jan. 31. For complete coverage of IU men's tennis, stay tuned to

    #1 Doubles
    Langer/Ferguson (IU) def. Won/Nichifor (Columbia) 8-6
    #2 Doubles
    Kendall/Vogl vs. Scheiderman/Gery 6-7 DNF
    #3 Doubles
    Juneau/Armengaud def. Deb Sen/Kung 8-5

    #1 Singles
    Jonathan Wong (Columbia) def. Santiago Gruter (IU) 6-2, 0-6, 6-4
    #2 Singles
    Jeremy Langer (IU) def. Mihai Nichifor (Columbia) 7-5, 7-6 (5)
    #3 Singles
    Haig Schneiderman (Columbia) def. Lachlan Ferguson (IU) 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
    #4 Singles
    Josh MacTaggart (IU) def. Cyril Bucher (Columbia) 6-2, 7-6 (1)
    #5 Singles
    Will Kendall (IU) def. Rajeev Deb Sen (Columbia) 7-6 (4), 6-3
    #6 Singles
    Maxime Armengaud vs. Nathaniel Gery (Columbia) 4-6, 6-3, 3-1 DNF




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