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Men’s tennis topples host Duquesne 5-2

Bearcats win four of six singles matches to clinch victory

February 24, 2012

Men’s tennis topples host Duquesne 5-2

PITTSBURGH, Pa.—Binghamton men’s tennis (4-5) won four of six singles matches before adding the doubles point in a 5-2 win over host Duquesne Friday afternoon. Freshman Robin Lesage clinched the win with his 7-6, 4-6, 6-2 victory at No. 3 singles. Other singles winners included Ruben Devos (7-5, 6-0), Ruben Haggai (6-4, 7-6) and Ismael Dinia (7-6, 6-2).

Devos and Bastian Bornkessel were victories at No. 1 doubles (4-3, ret.) and senior Alexandre Haggai and Dinia clinched the doubles point with a 9-8 win at No. 3.

The Bearcats will stay in Pittsburgh to take on Robert Morris on Saturday.

Binghamton 5, Duquesne 2

#1 Aram Abgaryan (D) def. Alexandre Haggai (BU), 7-5, 7-5
#2 Ruben Devos (BU) def. Pete Carpenter (D), 7-5, 6-0
#3 Richard Robbie (D) def. Bastian Bornkessel (BU), 7-6, 6-1
#4 Robin Lesage (BU) def. Alex Aleman (D), 7-6, 4-6, 6-2
#5 Ismael Dinia (BU) def. Max Rubin (D), 7-6, 6-2
#6 Ruben Haggai (BU) def. Mehdi Mekaoui (D), 6-4, 7-6

#1 Devos/Bornkessel (BU) def. Abgaryan/Mekaoui (D), 4-3 def. inj
#2 Carpenter/Rubin (D) def. Lesage/R. Haggai (BU), 8-3
#3 A. Haggai/Dinia (BU) def. Aleman/Robbie (D), 9-8

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