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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information

MEN’S TENNIS SPLITS WEEKEND MATCHES IN WASHINGTON, DC

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: February 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Monmouth University men’s tennis team picked up its first win of the season this weekend, as they defeated Georgetown on Saturday, 4-3, before falling to George Washington on Sunday, 7-0.  The Hawks earned four straight singles wins from Nicola Pipoli, Przemyslaw Filipek, Ale Gomez Estrada, Christian Vieira, and also picked up a doubles win from Filipek and Gomez Estrada.

 

NOTES

-The Hawks won the first four singles matches in Saturday’s win, led by Pipoli at No. 1 (6-2, 6-2) and Filipek (6-3, 6-4) at No. 2. Gomez Estrada earned the win at No. 3 followed by Viera’s victory at No. 4.

 

-Filipek and Gomez Estrada won the first doubles match as well on Saturday, before Monmouth fell in the last two doubles matches.

 

-Monmouth was swept by George Washington on Sunday, but went to multiple third sets. Pipoli won the first set before falling in the next two. Filipek split two lengthy sets before falling in the third. Vikrant Dahiya was narrowly defeated at No. 5 against George Washington (6-4, 4-6, 6-4).

 

NUMBERS CRUNCH


Georgetown (W, 4-3)

Singles

1. Pipoli, Nicola (MU) def. Lam, Marco (GU) 6-2, 6-2

2. Filipek, Przemyslaw (MU) def. Beatty, Peter (GU) 6-3, 6-4

3. Gomez (MU) def. Chen, Michael (GU) 7-6, 7-6

4. Vieira, Christian (MU) def. Portner, Jordan (GU) 7-6, 6-3

5. Rechan, Mac (GU) def. Dahiya, Vikrant (MU) 4-6, 6-2, 10-5

6. Mahlangu, Yannik (GU) def. Bellerson, Sam (MU) 6-2, 6-4

 

Doubles

1. Filipek, Przemyslaw/Gomez (MU) def. PORTNER, Jordan/RECHAN, Mac (GU) 6-4

2. WITMER, Ian/CHEN, Michael (GU) def. Vieira, Christian/Chen, Richard (MU) 6-1

3. LAM, Marco/MAHLANGU, Yannik (GU) def. Pipoli, Nicola/Dahiya, Vikrant (MU) 6-1

 

George Washington (L, 7-0)

Singles

1. Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. #99 Nicola Pipoli (MONM) 5-7, 6-0, 6-3

2. Chris Reynolds (GW) def. Przemyslaw Filipek (MONM) 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (7-9), 10-2

3. Chris Fletcher (GW) def. Ale Gomez Estrada (MONM) 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-3)

4. Christos Hadjigeorgiou (GW) def. Christian Vieira (MONM) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

5. William Tutecky (GW) def. Vikrant Dahiya (MONM) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

6. Dennis Afanasev (GW) def. Sam Bellersen (MONM) 6-2, 6-1

 

Doubles

1. Tverijonas/Fletcher (GW) def. Filipek/Gomez Estrada (MONM) 6-2

2. Sala/Hadjigeorgiou (GW) def. Bellersen/Vieira (MONM) 6-1

3. Pipoli/Dahiya (MONM) def. Reynolds/Tutecky (GW) 7-5

 

UP NEXT

Monmouth will host its first match of the season on Friday. The Hawks welcome MAAC rival Saint Peter’s to West Long Branch for a 7:00 PM start. 

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