March 26, 2007

#59 Bears Drop Three Matches at Annual Blue Grey Classic

March 26, 2007

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team (13-6) played some tough competition at the annual Blue Grey Invitational and dropped all three of its matches, 4-0 to #22 Tulsa, 4-1 to #31 Texas Tech, and 4-0 to #67 Fresno State. Against Tulsa, sophomore Basu Ratnam (Oyster Bay, NY) and junior Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) were leading their matches before the final result, while senior Dan Hanegby (Herzliya, Israel) was leading his match at #1 singles against Fresno State.

The Bears resume action on Monday, March 26, when they travel to Florida to face Florida International at 12:00 noon

#22 Tulsa 4, #59 Brown 0
Doubles
#1 Brugues/Soriano (T) vs. Dan Hanegby/Chris Lee (B) DNF (Tulsa leading 6-5)
#2 Cunningham/Camacho (T) def. Basu Ratnam/Eric Thomas (B) 8-3
#3 Connelly/Maasdorp (T) def. Zach Pasanen/Saurabh Kohli (B) 8-5
Singles
#1 Brugues (T) vs. Dan Hanegby (B) DNF
#2 F. Soriano (T) vs. Basu Ratnam (B) DNF (Ratnam leading 7-6, 2-1)
#3 R. Soriano (T) def. Eric Thomas (B) 6-3, 6-2
#4 Gray (T) vs. Saurabh Kohli (B) DNF (Kohli leading 7-6)
#5 Cunningham (T) def. Zach Pasanen (B) 7-6, 6-3
#6 Camacho (T) def. Noah Gardner (B) 6-0, 6-2

#31 Texas Tech 4, #59 Brown 1
Doubles
DID NOT PLAY
Singles
#1 Martinez (T) def. Dan Hanegby (B) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
#2 Markovic (T) def. Basu Ratnam (B) 6-2, 6-3
#3 Rojmar (T) def. Eric Thomas (B) 6-2, 6-2
#4 Saurabh Kohli (B) def. Breller (T) 6-4, 7-5
#5 Kastudijo (T) vs. Zach Pasanen (B) DNF
#6 Diblasi (T) def. Noah Gardner (B) 6-2, 6-2

#67 Fresno State 4, Brown 0
Doubles
#1 Cecu/Zepleca (F) def. Dan Hanegby/Chris Lee (B) 8-4
#2 Irie/Veerepalli (F) def. Basu Ratnam/Eric Thomas (B) 8-6
#3 Siwy/Lieby (F) vs. Zach Pasanen/Saurabh Kohli (B) DNF
Singles
#1 Cecu (F) vs. Dan Hanegby (B) DNF (Hanegby leading 7-6, 2-0)
#2 Zaplecal (F) def. Basu Ratnam (B) 6-2, 6-0
#3 Siwy (F) vs. Eric Thomas (B) DNF (Thomas tied 6-4, 0-6)
#4 Irie (F) vs. Saurabh Kohli (B) DNF (Irie leading 6-2, 5-4)
#5 Vebrepalli (F) def. Zach Pasanen (B) 7-5, 6-1
#6 Mollinedi (F) def. Joe Scott (B) 6-2, 6-4