Men’s Tennis Defeats Gardner-Webb 5-2

Fernando Guillen
(photo by Bennett Scarborough)
Fernando Guillen (photo by Bennett Scarborough)

BUIES CREEK – The Campbell University men's tennis team concluded its Big South regular season schedule Wednesday afternoon after defeating Gardner-Webb 5-2. Adrien Rossignon, Fernando Guillen, and David Clavera earned victories in the top three singles spots for the Camels (9-10, 4-3).

Rossignon improved to 14-5 in singles play after knocking off Adam Knutsson-Sunblad in the one spot (7-5, 6-3). The freshman from Arlon, Belgium has won five out of his last six matches.

Guillen defeated Korhan Ates in the two spot (6-3, 6-4), while Clavera defeated Roman Piftor in the three spot (6-3, 6-1). Guillen improved to 13-6 in singles play while Clavera is now 9-10. Steven Billington picked up his fifth victory in the orange and black in the six spot.

The Camels took two doubles matches to capture the doubles point. Clavera and Guillen knocked Matt Parker and Ernest Alberch (8-4) in the two spot to improve to 10-7 for the season. Billington and August Iwdal clinched the point for Campbell with their victory in the three spot.

Campbell concludes its regular season schedule Saturday, April 14 against UNC Greensboro. Match time is set for 1:00 pm.


Gardner-Webb vs Campbell Men

Apr 11, 2012 at Buies Creek, N.C.

Campbell Men 5, Gardner-Webb 2

Singles competition

1. ROSSIGNON, Adrien (CAMM) def. KNUTSSON-SUNBLAD, Adam (GWUM) 7-5, 6-3

2. GUILLEN, Fernando (CAMM) def. ATES, Korhan (GWUM) 6-3, 6-4

3. CLAVERA, David (CAMM) def. PIFTOR, Roman (GWUM) 6-3, 6-1

4. ALBERCH, Ernest (GWUM) def. BARO, Josep (CAMM) 1-6, 7-6, 10-7

5. BILLINGTON, Steven (CAMM) def. POLI, Joao (GWUM) 6-0, 6-2

6. DEMPSEY, Brenden (GWUM) def. IWDAL, August (CAMM) 6-2, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. KNUTSSON-SUNBLAD, Ad/ATES, Korhan (GWUM) def. ROSSIGNON, Adrien/BARO, Josep (CAMM) 8-5

2. CLAVERA, David/GUILLEN, Fernando (CAMM) def. PARKER, Matt/ALBERCH, Ernest (GWUM) 8-4

3. AUGUST, Iwdal/BILLINGTON, Steven (CAMM) def. POLI, Joao/DEMPSEY, Brenden (GWUM) 8-6

Match Notes:

Campbell Men 9-10 (4-3)