Gamecocks scores five wins on day two of home tournament


COLOMBIA, South Carolina – The South Carolina men’s tennis have five wins on Matchday 2 of the Gamecock Scramble on their home courts at the Carolina Tennis Center. The Gamecocks picked up four doubles and one singles victory that day.

Second year Toby Samuel secured the Gamecocks’ singles victory. He facilitated the job of Filippo Moroni of Wake Forest, beating him in straight sets 6-3, 6-2. Carolina’s other four singles matches were fierce three-set battles.

In doubles, Samuel and Jake beasley paired to eliminate the pairs of Wake and Texas A&M. In their first encounter of the day, Samuel and Beasley beat Moroni and Robert Maciag of Wake 8-4. The Gamecock duo then faced A&M’s Stefan Storch and Kenner Taylor, beating them by the same score.

Raphael Lambling and James story shared their two doubles matches of the day for the Gamecocks. The pair beat Wake’s Matthew Thomson and Ben Draper 8-4 before dropping their match against A&M’s Raphael Perot and Giulio Perego in a tie-break with a score of 8-7 (7).

The # 4 ranked Gamecock pair Connor thomson and Daniel Rodrigues divide the day too. The duo lost their game to Siddhant Banthia of Wake and Juan Lopez of Azcona 5-8 before rebounding to beat Noah Schachter and Austin Abbrat of Texas A&M 8-5.

The final day of the Gamecock Scramble begins tomorrow at 8 a.m. at the Carolina Tennis Center with a singles round.

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South Carolina Matchday 2 results

(49) Toby Samuel (SC) def. Filipo Moroni (Alarm clock) 6-3, 6-3
Taha Baadi (Awakening) beat. (16) Connor thomson (CS) 3-6, 7-6, 6-4
Robert Maciag (Wake) defeated. (39) Raphael Lambling (CS) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Matthew Thomson (Wake) defeated. Carter Morgan (CS) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Austin Abbrat (TAMU) defeated. Jake beasley (CS) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4


Siddhant Banthia / Juan Lopez from Azcona (Wake) beats. (4) Thomson / Rodrigues (SC) 8-5
Samuel / Beasley (SC) defeated. Filippo Moroni / Robert Maciag (Wake) 8-4
Lambling / Conte (SC) def. Matthew Thomson / Ben Draper (Alarm Clock) 8-6
(4) Rodrigues / Thomson (SC) def. Noah Schachter / Austin Abbrat (TAMU) 8-5
Raphael Perot / Giulio Perego (TAMU) def. Lambling / Conte (SC) 8-7 (7)
Samuel / Beasley (SC) defeated. Stefan Storch / Kenner Taylor (TAMU) 8-4

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