The No. 4 North Carolina men’s tennis team (15-2, 3-1 ACC) traveled to Blacksburg, Virginia, to play Virginia Tech (6-7, 1-2 ACC) and won 4-3.
The Tar Heels had a strong start by winning two of the doubles matches. Junior Robert Kelly and first-year William Blumberg, the No. 17 doubles team, won their match first 6-3. Individually, No. 61 Blumberg won 6-4, 6-2 while No. 123 Kelly lost 6-3 for both rounds. The other doubles team, senior Ronnie Schneider and sophomore Anu Kodali, won 6-4, and No. 19 Schneider won his singles matches 6-4, 6-3.
Senior Jack Murray rallied back from the unfinished doubles match, and won his singles matches 6-2, 6-3. His partner first-year Simon Soendergaard lost his singles 4-6, 6-7. Sophomore Blaine Boyden was the only Tar Heel to go into three matches, and ultimately lost.