Mocs Tennis Loses 6-1 At Jacksonville State

  • Sunday, February 25, 2024
Following yesterday's thrilling win, the Chattanooga Mocs men's tennis team suffered a tough 6-1 defeat on the road at once-rival Jacksonville State in a non-conference matchup at the Jax State Tennis Courts in Jacksonville, Ala., on Sunday afternoon.
After the defeat, Chattanooga drops to 5-7 overall on the season. Jacksonville State improved to 7-4 on the year after the victory.
The Gamecocks took a 1-0 lead in the match following doubles wins at No. 2 and No. 3 before the top pairing went unfinished.
Kristof Kincses accounted for the lone UTC team point after capturing a 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-4 marathon win at the No. 5 singles slot.
Chattanooga (5-7) returns to action on Friday, March 1, with a 2 p.m. ET home match against in-state foe Austin Peay. Match coverage links including video and stats, if available, will be located on the schedule page at
Jacksonville State 6, Chattanooga 1
2/25/2024 at Jacksonville, Ala. (Jax State Tennis Courts)
Singles competition
1. Ivan Marrero Curbelo (JSU) def. Gabriel Castillo (UTC) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alin Fatu (JSU) def. Jakub Jupa (UTC) 7-6 (7-2), 6-1
3. Vanja Dobrnjac (JSU) def. Ryan Mudre (UTC) 6-2, 6-1
4. Xavier Sarda Marti (JSU) def. Cortland Grove (UTC) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
5. Kristof Kincses (UTC) def. Marko Milosavljevic (JSU) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-4
6. Matei Palcau (JSU) def. Walker Valentine (UTC) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
Doubles competition
1. Ivan Marrero Curbelo/Lucius Soller (JSU) vs. Peyton Gatti/Jaxon Lamb (UTC) 5-3, unfinished
2. Marko Milosavljevic/Zach Murphy (JSU) def. Jakub Jupa/Kristof Kincses (UTC) 6-0
3. Vanja Dobrnjac/Xavier Sarda Marti (JSU) def. Ryan Mudre/Walker Valentine (UTC) 6-2
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