February 17, 2013

#61 Men’s Tennis Defeats #59 Dartmouth, 4-1, to Earn 5th at ECAC Championships

ITHACA, NY – The 61st-ranked Brown men's tennis team (4-5), seeded fifth at the ECAC Team Championships, earned a 4-1 win over sixth-seeded and 59th-ranked Dartmouth to claim fifth place at the Tournament. Played in a five-and-one format, the Bears earned singles wins at #3 and #5 singles and then earned the lone doubles victory, worth two points, to claim a 4-1 victory.

Juniors Soufiane Azargui (Burlington, Ontario) and Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica) earned the critical two points in doubles action, defeating Dartmouth's De Chatellus and Tannenbaum, 6-4, 6-4.

The Bears received singles wins from junior Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY) at #3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, and sophomore Daniel Hirschberg (Westport, CT) at #5, 6-1, 6-3. 

#61 Brown 4, #59 Dartmouth 1
Singles
#1 – Centenari (D) def. Michael Riechmann (B) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
#2 – William Spector (B) vs. Ghorbani (D) 6-0, 6-7 (4), 4-5 (DNF)
#3 – Sam Fife (B) def. Nordahl (D) 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4
#4 – Mike Hill (B) vs. DeBot (D) 6-4, 4-6, 5-2 (DNF)
#5 – Daniel Hirschberg (B) def. Todd (D) 6-1, 6-3 

Doubles
#1 – Azargui/Burke (B) def. De Chatellus/Tennenbaum (D) 6-4, 6-4

Pictured: Sam Fife '14. Photo by DSPics.net.