Immediate Release: April 3, 2011
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men's tennis keeps rolling, edges George Washington 4-3
have won four of last five matches
D.C. -- Binghamton men's tennis (6-13) won the pivotal doubles
point before splitting the six singles matches to post a hard-earned
4-3 victory over host George Washington (12-8) Sunday afternoon
at the Mount Vernon Tennis Center. The win was BU's fourth in
its last five matches.
doubles, BU posted wins at the top two spots to clinch the point.
Then in singles, the Bearcats won at first, second and fifth
Seniors Sven Vloedgraven and Arnav Jain posted straight-set wins at the
top two positions. Vloedgraven, ranked No. 101 in the country,
picked up a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ugur Atalay. He improved to 27-7
overall, 16-2 in duals. Jain produced a 7-5, 6-4 win over Yan
Levinski, lifting his season record to 21-9 overall, 16-3 in
duals. Freshman No. 5 Ruben Haggai
provided a key win, 6-4, 6-2, for BU's other singles victory.
Vloedgraven paired with junior Gilbert Wong
for an 8-2 win at first doubles and Jain combined with junior
Alexandre Haggai for an 8-6 win at
Bearcats host Buffalo and FDU on Saturday in their first home
matches at the West Gym Courts.
4, George Washington 3
1. Vloedgraven/Wong (BU) def Hannah/Atalay (GW) 8-2
2. A. Haggai/Jain (BU) def Kushma/van Gils (GW) 8-6
3. Thomsen/Viktor Svensson (GW) def Bastian Bornkessel/Devos
1. #101 Sven Vloedgraven (BU) def Ugur Atalay (GW) 6-4 6-3
2. Arnav Jain (BU) def Yan Levinski (GW) 7-5 6-4
3. Christopher Kushma (GW) def Gilbert Wong (BU) 6-3, 6-4
4. Ulrik Thomsen (GW) def Alexandre Haggai (BU) 6-2 3-6 6-2
5. Ruben Haggai (BU) def Erik Hannah (GW) 6-4 6-2
6. Alexander van Gils (GW) def Ruben Devos (BU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3