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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information

MEN’S TENNIS DROPS MATCHES TO VCU AND RICHMOND

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: March 26, 2017
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RICHMOND, VA – Before it continues conference play with three MAAC opponents, the Monmouth University men’s tennis team were defeated by two Atlantic-10 schools this weekend. The Hawks dropped the first match to Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday, 5-2, before falling to Richmond on Sunday, 4-0. The defending MAAC Champions will take on Fairfield, Niagara, and Siena for its next three matches, starting this Friday against the Stags.

 

NOTES AND QUOTES

-Monmouth picked up two doubles wins against VCU, including the first duo of Przemyslaw Filipek and Ale Gomez Estrada. Christian Vieira and Vikrant Dahiya also won at #3 doubles.

-Gomez Estrada won the lone singles match for the Hawks at VCU, as completed the comeback win to defeat Vitor Lima, 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

-At #2 doubles on Sunday, Nicola Pipoli and Sergio Martinez defeated Richmond’s Quenard and Troy, 6-3.

 

NUMBERS CRUNCH

Monmouth 2, VCU 5

Doubles

1- Przemyslaw Filipek/ Ale Estrada Gomez (MONMOUTH) def. Daryl Monfils/Marten Jonsson, 6-2

2- Vitor Lima/Arvid Noren (VCU) def. Nicola Pipolo/Sergio Martinez, 6-1

3- Christian Vieira/Dahiya Vikrant (MONMOUTH) def. Philip Mobius/Louis Ishizaka, 6-3

Singles

1- Daryl Monfils (VCU) def. Nicola Pipoli, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3

2- Marten Jonsson (VCU) def. Przemyslaw Filipek, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

3- Ale Estrada Gomez (MONMOUTH) def. Vitor Lima, 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3

4- Arvid Noren (VCU) def. Christian Vieira, 6-1, 6-1

5- Ignacio Rivero Crespo (VCU) def. Sergio Martinez, 6-1, 6-2

6- Louis Ishizaka (VCU) def. Alberto Giuffrida, 6-4, 6-3

 

 

Monmouth 0, Richmond 4

Doubles

1- Dunbar/Felisa (RICHMOND) def. Przemyslaw Filipek/ Ale Estrada Gomez (MONMOUTH), 6-2

2- Nicola Pipoli/Sergio Martinez (MONMOUTH) def. Quenard/Troy (RICHMOND), 6-3

3- Karlawish/Aronson (RICHMOND) def. Christian Vieira/Dahiya Vikrant (MONMOUTH), 6-4

 

Singles

1- Dunbar (RICHMOND) vs. Nicola Pipoli, 6-2, 4-4, unfinished

2- Felisa (RICHMOND) vs. Przemyslaw Filipek, 6-1, 4-5, unfinished

3- Troy (RICHMOND) def. Ale Estrada Gomez (MONMOUTH), 7-6, 6-1

4- Karlawish (RICHMOND) def. Christian Vieira, 6-2, 6-1

5- Teague (RICHMOND) vs. Sergio Martinez, 6-2, 3-2, unfinished

6- Aronson (RICHMOND) def. Alberto Giuffrida, 6-3, 6-4

 

UP NEXT

The Hawks travel to Connecticut this Friday for a conference matchup with the Fairfield Stags. Monmouth will return home on Sunday, April 2 to host Niagara. 

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