October 17, 2011

Bears Compete at ITA Regionals

ITHACA, NY – The Brown men's tennis team participated in the ITA Regional Championships, held at Cornell with sophomores Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica) and Soufiane Azargui (Burlington, ONT) advancing to the Round of 16 in singles action. Overall, Brown was led by Burke, Azarigui, junior Timmy Klanke (Potomac, MD), and freshman William Spector (Weston, MA), who were all 2-1 in singles action. 

COMPLETE BROWN RESULTS

SINGLES

Round of 128 – (8) Soufiane Azargui (Brown) – Bye; Timmy Klanke (Brown) def. Matty Najfeld (St. John's) 6-2, 6-2; Sam Fife (Brown) def. Mark Millbrandt (Penn) 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-3; (17) Brandon Burke (Brown) – Bye; (17) Mike Hill (Brown) – Bye; William Spector (Brown) def. Jeremy Court (Penn) 6-3, 7-5

Round of 64 – (8) Soufiane Azargui (Brown) def. Badr Quabdelmaumen (Drexel) 6-3, 6-1; Timmy Klanke (Brown) def. (17) Lorenzo Rossi (Marist) 7-5, 6-3; Sam Fife (Brown) def. (17) Jonahan Raude (BC) 6-4, 7-5; (17) Brandon Burke (Brown) def. Mike Lampa (St. John's) 7-5, 7-6 (7); Chris Kipouras (Dartmouth) def. (17) Mike Hill (Brown) 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (5); (2) Matija Pecotic (Princeton) def. William Spector (Brown) 6-1, 6-1

Round of 32 – (8) Soufiane Azargui (Brown) def. Asika Isoh (Army) 7-6 (3), 6-3; (4) Xander Centenari (Dartmouth) def. Timmy Klanke (Brown) 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4; (14) Matt Spindler (Princeton) def. Sam Fife (Brown) 1-6, 6-3, 7-5; (17) Brandon Burke (Brown) def. Nikita Fomin (Stony Brook) 6-4, 6-4

Round of 16 – (12) Venkat Iyer (Cornell) def. (8) Soufiane Azargui (Brown) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1; (6) Mark Powers (Yale) def. (17) Brandon Burke (Brown) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

DOUBLES

Round of 64 – (1) Fife/Spector (Brown) – Bye; Deighton/Hirschberg (Brown) def. Fanshel/Guevera (St. Bonaventure) 8-1; (4) Azargui/Burke (Brown) – Bye 

Round of 32 – (1) Fife/Spector (Brown) def. Tesmond/Zlobinsky (Fairfield) 8-6; (7) Hauk/Kallen (St. John's) def. Deighton/Hirschberg (Brown) 8-4; Isoh/Jang-Milsten (Army) def. (4) Azargui/Burke (Brown) 8-5

Round of 16 – Narayana/Schnur (Columbia) def. (1) Fife/Spector (Brown) 8-6

Pictured: Brandon Burke '14. Photo by DSPics.net.