Bears Drop Weekend Matches to Cornell and Columbia

April 16, 2007

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team (15-11, 0-4) dropped both of its matches over the weekend, falling to Cornell, 5-2, on Friday, before dropping a 5-2 decision to Columbia on Saturday. Senior Dan Hanegby (Herzliya, Israel) and junior Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) earned all of Brown's points over the weekend. The duo combined for an 8-4 win at #2 doubles against Cornell and then earned an 8-1 win at #1 doubles against Columbia. In singles action, Hanegby posted two victories at #1 singles, while Kohli earned a win at #4 against Cornell and a win at #3 against Columbia.

The Bears resume action on Friday, April 20th, when they host Dartmouth in their final home match of the season.

Cornell 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Brunner/Raff (C) def. Eric Thomas/Chris Lee (B) 8-3
#2 Saurabh Kohli/Dan Hanegby (B) def. Goldstein/Nichols (C) 8-4
#3 Brous/Doppelt (C) def. Zach Pasanen/Noah Gardner (B) 8-6
Singles
#1 Dan Hanegby (B) def. Brous (C) 7-6 (5), 6-1
#2 Raff (C) def. Basu Ratnam (B) 6-7 (5), 6-1, 7-6 (4)
#3 Brous (C) def. Eric Thomas (B) 6-4, 6-3
#4 Saurabh Kohli (B) def. Heggie (C) 6-3, 6-2
#5 Fife (C) def. Zach Pasanen (B) 6-4, 6-4
#6 Goldstein (C) def. Noah Gardner (B) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

Columbia 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Dan Hanegby/Saurabh Kohli (B) def. Moore/Ratchford (C) 8-1
#2 Drucker/Chow (C) def. Eric Thomas/Basu Ratnam (B) 8-6
#3 Clemente/Wong (C) def. Zach Pasanen/Chris Lee (B) 8-6
Singles
#1 Dan Hanegby (B) def. Clemente (C) 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
#2 Drucker (C) def. Basu Ratnam (B) 7-6, 6-2
#3 Saurabh Kohli (B) def. Moore (C) 6-4, 6-4
#4 Wong (C) def. Eric Thomas (B) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
#5 Ratchford (C) def. Noah Gardner (B) 6-0, 6-4
#6 Chow (C) def. Zach Pasanen (B) 7-6, 6-7, 1-0 (10-6)