Tigerville, SC - The North Greenville Crusaders fell to the Barton Bulldogs with a final score of 6-1 on a warm and sunny afternoon. Pierre Bedard successfully defended his national ranking with a win in both doubles and singles competition. Although the final score doesn't reflect it, the match was highly competitive as three singles matches would be tied after two sets and a double contest required a tiebreaker.
1. Pierre Bedard (NGU) def. Diego Agudelo (BARTON) 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 1-0 (10-3)
2. Rory Gaydon (BARTON) def. Kaey-Den Tan (NGU) 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7-2)
3. Oscar Marmestedt (BARTON) def. Yannis Moulod (NGU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Alessandro Gerbino (BARTON) def. Robin van der Heijde (NGU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
5. James Kelly (BARTON) def. Giacomo Garini (NGU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Hugh Ryder (BARTON) def. Francisco Tico (NGU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Pierre Bedard/Robin van der Heijde (NGU) def. Diego Agudelo/Oscar Marmestedt (BARTON) 6-2
2. Rory Gaydon/Hugh Ryder (BARTON) def. Kaey-Den Tan/Francisco Tico (NGU) 6-2
3. Alessandro Gerbino/James Kelly (BARTON) def. Yannis Moulod/Giacomo Garini (NGU) 7-6 (7-4)
NGU will return to action on Wednesday, March 27th to face the Southern Wesleyan Warriors in Central, South Carolina.