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Men’s Tennis Season Ends in Semifinals Loss to #1 VCU

by | Apr 30, 2023

Davidson Men’s Tennis – A10 photo by Kit Mohr


ORLANDO, Fla. — Davidson’s men’s tennis program concluded its 2022-23 season on Friday evening after falling 4-0 to #1 VCU in the Atlantic 10 Championship semifinals.

The Wildcats finish the year at 9-11 overall and 5-2 against league opponents, while senior William Clark ends his final season at Davidson at 9-9 overall, including a clutch 6-2, 6-2 victory at No. 2 during Thursday’s quarterfinal win over George Mason.

In doubles play, Jerry Wang and Luca Lovrich were left unfinished at the No. 3 spot for the ‘Cats, as VCU won on courts one and two to take the early 1-0 lead.

From there the top-seeded Rams, who are also ranked 38th in the nation, won two-set bouts from courts three, six and one respectively, despite Juan Camilo Perez Gongora holding a 3-2 lead in the second set at No. 4.

 #1 VCU def. #4 DAVIDSON, 4-0 


1. Matisse Bobichon (VCU) def. Alejandro Solares (DAV) 6-1, 6-1 

2. Charles Bertimon (VCU) vs. Will Clark (DAV) 7-5, 2-0, DNF 

3. Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Max Kachkarov (DAV) 6-1, 6-1 

4. Maxence Bertimon (VCU) vs. Juan Camilo Perez Gongora (DAV) 6-0, 2-3, DNF 

5. Romain Gales (VCU) vs. Nico Pinzon (DAV) 6-2, 5-0, DNF 

6. Joaquim de Almeida (VCU) def. Jerry Wang (DAV) 6-2, 6-0 

Order of Finish: 3, 6, 1 


1. Charles Bertimon/Maxence Bertimon (VCU) def. Max Kachkarov/Juan Perez Gongora (DAV) 6-3 

2. Matisse Bobichon/Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Alejandro Solares/Nico Pinzon (DAV) 6-1 

3. Romain Gales/Joaquim de Almeida (VCU) vs. Jerry Wang/Luca Lovrich (DAV) 5-3, DNF 

Order of Finish: 2, 1 

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