February 2, 2013

#61 Brown Men’s Tennis Defeats Binghamton and Quinnipiac

PROVIDENCE, RI – The #61 Brown men's tennis team (2-2) hosted Binghamton and Quinnipiac in a double-header Saturday morning and defeated both the Bearcats, 6-1, and the Bobcats, 7-0, to pick up its first victories of the young season. Several Bears won multiple matches on the day, including junior David Neff (New York, NY) and freshman Ivan Kravtchenko (Sunnyvale, CA), who were both 2-0 in singles action.

Sophomore Daniel Hirschberg (Westport, CT) was 3-0 on the afternoon, going 2-0 in doubles action and earning a singles win against the Bobcats. Other players who won at least two matches included senior Mike Hill (Topsham, ME), junior Soufiane Azargui (Burlington, Ontario), junior Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica), junior Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY), sophomore Michael Riechmann (Houston, TX), and freshman Lucas Da Silveira (Incline Village, CA).

Fife had the clinching match against Binghamton with a 6-1, 7-6 (6) win over Ismael Dinia at #4 singles, while Hill had the clinching match against Quinnipiac, also at #4, with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Luke Roser.

The Bears continue action next weekend when they travel to Indiana to play at Ball State on Friday, February 8th and at Indiana on Saturday, February 9th.

#61 Brown 6, Binghamton 1
Doubles

#1 – Hill/Riechmann (Brown) vs. Bornkessel/Dinia (Binghamton) DNF
#2 –Azargui/Burke (Brown) def. Haggai/Lesage (Binghamton) 8-2
#3 – Fife/Hirschberg (Brown) def. Hazarika/Hureau (Binghamton) 8-2
Order of Finish:
3,2

Singles
#1 – Robin Lesage (Binghamton) def. Michael Riechmann (Brown) 6-4, 6-2
#2 – Brandon Burke (Brown) def. Florian van Kann (Binghamton) 6-3, 6-2
#3 – Soufiane Azargui (Brown) def. Alexander Maisin (Binghamton) 6-3, 6-3
#4 – Sam Fife (Brown) def. Ismael Dinia (Binghamton) 6-1, 7-6 (6)
#5 – David Neff (Brown) def. Sidhartha Hazarika (Binghamton) 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10)
#6 – Ivan Kravtchenko (Brown) def. Ruben Haggai (Binghamton) 6-3, 7-6 (5)
Order of Finish:
3,2,1,4*,5,6

#61 Brown 7, Quinnipiac 0
Doubles

#1 – Hill/Riechmann (B) def. Fahoum/Roser (Q) 8-2
#2 – Azargui/Laser (B) vs. Ambrosio/Lazerowich (Q) DNF
#3 – Da Silveira/Hirschberg (B) def. Barbero/Nelson (Q) 8-1
Order of Finish:
3,1 

Singles
#1 – Michael Riechmann (B) def. Sebastian Barbero (Q) 6-2, 6-1
#2 – Daniel Hirschberg (B) def. Fahoum Fahoum (Q) 6-0, 6-1
#3 – Lucas Da Silveira (B) def. Eric Ambrosio (Q) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (6)
#4 – Mike Hill (B) def. Luke Roser (Q) 6-2, 6-1
#5 – David Neff (B) def. Devon Jerome (Q) 6-1, 6-4
#6 – Ivan Kravtchenko (B) def. Alex Laserowich (Q) 6-1, 6-2
Order of Finish:
2,1,4*, 3,6,5

Pictured: Daniel Hirschberg '15. Photo by DSPics.net.