UAAP Season 81 Lawn Tennis: NU nears men's first round sweep

ABS-CBN Sports on Mar 04, 2019 01:02 PM
UAAP Season 81 Lawn Tennis: NU nears men's first round sweep
NU shoots for the first round sweep against defending two-time champion University of the East on Saturday at 8 a.m.
National University topped University of Santo Tomas. 4-1, to stay unbeaten in the men's division ot the UAAP Season 81 lawn tennis tournament over the weekend at the Colegio de San Agustin courts in City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.

With still one tie to play, the Bulldogs have already been assured of the No. 1 ranking at the end of the first round.  NU shoots for the first round sweep against defending two-time champion University of the East on Saturday at 8 a.m.

The Red Warriors, meanwhile, have lost two straight following a 1-4 defeat at the hands of the Growling Tigers last Sunday. UE bowed down to Ateneo, 1-4, on Saturday.

In other Sunday ties, UP won over Adamson University, 4-1, while Ateneo nipped De La Salle, 3-2.  

The Fighting Maroons and the Blue Eagles forced a four-way logjam in second place at 3-2 along with the Tigers and the Warriors.

In the women's division, UP defeated Ateneo, 3-2, to tie idle De La Salle on top of the standings at 2-1. The Lady Eagles ended their first round campaign with an even 2-2 slate.

NU entered the win column following a 4-1 conquest of titleholder UST to join its victims at 1-2.

 

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