The North Carolina men’s tennis team (13-3, 4-0 ACC) improved its winning streak to three games after a 6-1 victory on Friday afternoon over Notre Dame (10-9, 2-2 ACC).
The No. 5 Tar Heels jumped out to a three-point lead by winning the doubles point and the first two singles points.
Sophomore Simon Soendergaard and first-year Mac Kiger defeated Matt Gamble and Alex Lebedev of Notre Dame 6-0 for the first doubles win. First-year Benjamin Sigouin and junior Blaine Boyden followed with a 6-2 defeat of Grayson Broadus and Richard Ciamarra to earn UNC the point. The third doubles match went unfinished on Court One.
In the first two singles matches No. 34 Sigouin defeated Guillermo Cabrera 6-0, 6-2 while Richard Ciamarra defeated Soendergaard in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2.
UNC followed it up with four straight victories including a win from No. 2 William Blumberg over No. 48 Lebedev 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 1-0 (10-4). Senior Robert Kelly, Boyden and Kiger also emerged victorious.