Men’s Tennis Sweeps Matches Over Fairleigh Dickinson and Binghamton

Men’s Tennis Sweeps Matches Over Fairleigh Dickinson and Binghamton

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Brown men's tennis team picked up two wins on Saturday at the Pizzitola Sports Center, starting with a 7-0 blanking of Fairleigh Dickinson and ending with a 6-1 victory over Binghamton.

In match one, the Bears took the doubles point with a 6-1 win by freshman Ching Lam (Sai Kung, Hong Kong) and senior Aaron Sandberg (Hudson, Ohio) in second doubles. Senior Jack Haworth (Corby, England) and sophomore Jacob Walker (Bethesda, Md.) finished the round with a 6-4 victory in third doubles.

Brown then proceeded to shutout the Knights in singles. Walker opened with a 6-0, 6-3 showing in the first spot and was followed by sophomore Peter Litsky (St. Petersburg, Fla.) in fourth singles (6-2, 6-2). Senior Peter Tarwid (Lake Forest, Ill.) next won in second singles (6-3, 6-1) while Lam (6-2, 7-5, third), junior Charles Tan (Austin, Texas) (6-0, 6-1, fifth) and Sandberg (6-0, 6-1, sixth) closed out singles action.

Against Binghamton, Haworth and Walker won the first match in doubles in the second spot, 6-1 and Sandberg and Lam took the point for Brown with a 6-1 victory in first doubles.

The Bears went on to win the first five singles matches en route to a 6-1 win over the Bearcats. Walker started the action with a 6-3, 6-2 win in second singles while Tarwid was next up in the third spot with a 6-1, 6-2 showing. Lam registered a 6-3, 6-1 win in fourth singles while Haworth (6-3, 6-3, first) and Tan (6-4, 6-2, sixth) concluded the victories on the day. 

The Bears return to the courts tomorrow (Feb. 11) hosting Boston University at 2:00 p.m.

Results - FDU
Doubles
1. Pietsch/Budinszky (F) def. Tarwid/Arocho, 7-6 (0)
2. Lam/Sandberg (B) def. Bourne/Sader, 6-1
3. Haworth/Walker (B) def. Autuch/Nobuzawa, 6-4

Singles
1. Walker (B) def. Pietsch, 6-0, 6-3
2. Tarwid (B) def. Budinszky, 6-3, 6-1
3. Lam (B) def. Sader, 6-2, 7-5
4. Litsky (B) def. Autuch, 6-2, 6-2
5. Tan (B) def. Bourne, 6-0 6-1
6. Sandberg (B) def. Nobuzawa, 6-0, 6-1

Results - Binghamton
Doubles
1. Sandberg/Lam (B) def. Nath/Lourenco, 6-1
2. Haworth/Walker (B) def. Bouchet/Quiros, 6-1
3. Tan/Collier (B) def. Cestarollo/Saez, 6-3

Singles
1. Haworth (Brown) def. Nath, 6-3, 6-3
2. Walker (Brown) def. Lourenco, 6-3, 6-2
3. Tarwid (Brown) def. Saez, 6-1, 6-2
4. Lam (Brown) def. Quiros, 6-3, 6-1
5. Pena (Bing) def. Litsky, 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 (8) 
6. Tan (Brown) def. Bouchet, 6-4, 6-2