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March 11, 2012

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LAS VEGAS ( - The UNLV men's tennis team won its fourth straight match with a 6-1 victory over visiting Northern Arizona on Sunday at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.

UNLV improved to 7-8 overall while the Lumberjacks fell to 3-8.

The Rebels earned a 1-0 lead by taking two of three doubles matches. Tamas Batyi and Johannes Markel won 8-4 over Dominic Bermudez and Pat Schimmelbauer at the second spot while Charlie Alvarado and Rene Ruegamer downed Robin Pezzutto and Robert Martin 8-2 on court three.

UNLV got four straight-set wins in singles to quickly clinch it. Batyi downed Bermudez 7-6, 6-1 at No. 3; Alvarado defeated Schimmelbauer 6-2, 7-5 at No. 4; Markel swept Martin 6-1, 6-3 at No. 5; and Willie Sublette doubled up Trevor Unger 6-3, 6-3 on court six. Two other matches went a third-set super-tiebreaker and the hosts took one as Ruegamer outlasted Pezzutto at the top position, 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (14-12), to give his team its final point.

The Rebels are off until they host Denver on March 22 beginning at 2 p.m. Admission to all UNLV matches is free of charge.

Men's Tennis Match Results
March 11, 2012, at Las Vegas
(Fertitta Tennis Complex)

Singles competition 1. Rene Ruegamer (UNLV) def. Robin Pezzutto (NAU) 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (14-12) 2. Shaun Waters (NAU) def. Alex Bull (UNLV) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (8-6) 3. Tamas Batyi (UNLV) def. Dominic Bermudez (NAU) 7-6, 6-1 4. Charlie Alvarado (UNLV) def. Pat Schimmelbauer (NAU) 6-2, 7-5 5. Johannes Markel (UNLV) def. Robert Martin (NAU) 6-1, 6-3 6. Willie Sublette (UNLV) def. Trevor Unger (NAU) 6-3, 6-3 Doubles competition 1. Waters/Unger (NAU) def. Bernard Schoeman/Brian Kenyon (UNLV) 8-6 2. Tamas Batyi/Johannes Markel (UNLV) def. Bermudez/Schimmelbauer (NAU) 8-4 3. Charlie Alvarado/Rene Ruegamer (UNLV) def. Pezzutto/Martin (NAU) 8-2



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