Georgia Men's Tennis Climbs To No. 3
Ignacio Taboada came in at No. 29 in the latest ITA Rankings released Tuesday.

March 13, 2012

ATHENS-----Following a pair of wins last weekend over No. 12 Mississippi State and 16th-ranked Ole Miss, the Georgia men's tennis team climbed three spots to No. 3 in this week's ITA National Rankings. This marks the Bulldogs' highest ranking since they were No. 3 in April of 2009.

Southern Cal is No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Georgia, UCLA, Virginia, Duke, Kentucky, Pepperdine, Stanford and Florida to round out the top-10.

The Bulldogs are 13-1 this season, including a 4-0 mark in SEC play, with the only loss coming to top-ranked Southern Cal in the National Indoor Tournament.

In the new singles rankings, Wil Spencer is No. 8, followed by Sadio Doumbia at No. 20, Ignacio Taboada at No. 29, KU Singh at No. 50, and Hernus Pieters at No. 70.

In doubles, the tandem of Spencer and Garrett Brasseaux is ranked 14th, Doumbia and Taboada are 20th, Pieters and Taboada are 31st, while Doumbia and Nathan Pasha are ranked No. 52.

Georgia returns to action Wednesday, March 21 against second-ranked Ohio State at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.



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