#70 Bears Fall to #11 Louisville, 5-2

LOUISVILLE, KY - The #70 Brown men's tennis team (5-6) went ahead, 1-0, by winning the doubles point against 11th-ranked Louisville, but the Cardinals rattled off five straight singles victories to win the match. The Bears got wins from junior Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF) and senior Nathaniel Gorham (Los Altos Hills, CA) at #1 doubles and freshman Timmy Klanke (Potomac, MD) and junior Charlie Posner (Cambridge, MA) at #2 doubles. In singles action, Posner got the lone win for Brown, earning a three-set victory at #5 singles.

#11 Louisville 5, #70 Brown 2
Doubles
#1 - Au/Gorham (Brown) def. S. Childs/Maksimcuk (Louisville) 8-6
#2 - Klanke/Posner (Brown) def. Calligari/Hall (Louisville) 8-6
#3 - (#55) A. Childs/Gabriel (Louisville) def. Crystal/Deighton (Brown) 8-3
Singles
#1 - (#60) Austen Childs (Louisville) def. Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) 6-0, 6-1
#2 - (#49) Simon Childs (Louisville) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 7-5, 6-0
#3 - Viktor Maksimcuk (Louisville) def. Timmy Klanke (Brown) 6-0, 6-1
#4 - Andrew Carter (Louisville) def. Tom Deighton (Brown) 7-6, 6-3
#5 - Charlie Posner (Brown) def. Alejandro Calligari (Louisville) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (5)
#6 - Chidi Gabriel (Louisville) def. Luciano Musella (Brown) 6-0, 6-1

Pictured: Charlie Posner ’11 (photo by DSPics.net)