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Men’s tennis edged by St. John’s 4-3

Bearcats split singles matches, come up just short

March 17, 2013


Men’s tennis edged by St. John’s 4-3

Contact: John Hartrick (hartrick@binghamton.edu)

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y.—Binghamton (5-7) split six singles matches with host St. John’s but lost the decisive doubles point in a 4-3 setback at the hands of the Red Storm Sunday afternoon at the National Tennis Center.

St. John’s won handily at third doubles and then used a 9-7 win at the top spot to clinch the first point.

In singles, the Bearcats picked up straight-set wins at second and third singles to square the match at 2-2. Sophomore Robin Lesage rolled to a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 2 and freshman standout Sid Hararika moved his record to 10-2 with a 6-3, 6-4 win at No. 3.

Down 3-2, BU gained its third point with a win by junior Ruben Haggai at No. 6 singles. But the Red Storm clinched the win in the day’s final match - a three-set triumph at No. 5 singles. 

Binghamton next faces No. 50 Yale and St. Bonaventure in New Haven, Conn. next Saturday.

St. John’s 4, Binghamton 3
DOUBLES

1. Lampa/Mladenov (STJ) def. Hazarika/Hureau (B), 9-7
2. Lesage/Haggai (B) def. Morth/Mozer (STJ), 8-7
3. Every/Mihai (STJ) def. Maisin/Bornkessel (B), 8-4

Order of finish: 3,1,2

SINGLES
1. Vasko Mladenov (STJ) def. Alex Maisin (B), 6-1, 6-2
2. Robin Lesage (B) def. Valentin Mihai (STJ), 6-0, 6-3
3. Sid Hazarika (B) def. Mark Mozer (STJ), 6-3, 6-4
4. Mike Lampa (STJ) def. Eliott Hureau (B) 6-4, 7-5
5. Hugo Morth (STJ) def. Florian van Kann (B) 7-6, 3-6, 6-1
6. Ruben Haggai (B) def. Michael-John Every (STJ) 7-6, 6-3

Order of finish: 1,2,3,4,6,5

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