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No. 1 Virginia Punches Ticket to ITA Team Indoor Finals

The top-ranked Virginia men’s tennis team advanced to the 2013 ITA National Team Indoor Championships with a 6-1 win over No. 55 Arkansas on Saturday night at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club. The Cavaliers, who downed No.63 North Florida a day before, won both their matches during the ITA Kick-Off Weekend to advance to National Team Indoors for the ninth consecutive year.

The Cavaliers (2-0) took a 1-0 lead in the match by taking the doubles point. In singles, Virginia quickly extended its advantage to 6-0 with five straight set wins to secure the victory. Alex Domijan won 6-3, 6-1 at the No. 1 position, followed by a 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2 by Jarmere Jenkins. Mac Styslinger clinched the win with his 6-1, 6-3 victory at No. 3 over Jovan Parlic.

The Cavaliers will return to team action on Feb 15-18 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, hosted by the University of Washington. Virginia won the tournament in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.


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