Evan King (L) and Jason Jung
Sept. 14, 2013
TORONTO, Ontario -- Former University of Michigan men's tennis standouts Jason Jung (2008-11) and Evan King (2009-2012) won four straight matches on their way to claiming the doubles championship at the ITF Pro Circuit Tevlin Futures Tournament on Friday (Sept. 13).
Jung and King defeated the tandem of Milan Pokrajac and Peter Polansky, 7-5, 6-2, in the final. With the first set tied, 5-5, Jung and King broke Polansky's serve on the way to taking the first set. Tied 2-2 in the second set, the former U-M stars broke Polansky's serve once again on their way to winning the final four games of the match.
Jung, a two-time All-Big Ten honoree, compiled an 83-64 singles record during his four-year tenure in Ann Arbor. He was a unanimous first team All-Big Ten selection as a senior, closing out the singles portion of his collegiate career with a 25-12 record, marking his best statistical year at Michigan.
King, a three-time ITA All-American, ended his illustrious Michigan career with a 116-34 singles record and is U-M's all-time leader in combined singles and doubles wins with 195. The 2013 Big Ten Athlete of the Year award recipient, King finished his senior campaign with a 32-5 singles record, including a 23-1 mark in dual matches and a perfect 10-0 record in Big Ten play.