Men's Tennis Sweeps Charleston Southern and Fresno State

Men's Tennis Sweeps Charleston Southern and Fresno State

March 5, 2002

Providence, RI - The 54th ranked Brown men's tennis team dominated the competition last weekend, beating 75th ranked Charleston Southern University, 7-0, and 44th ranked Fresno State, 7-0 ,Saturday March 2nd and Sunday March 3rd respectively.

The win against Charleston Southern was significant for Bears' coach Jon Choboy, who successfully coached at Charleston Southern from 1993 to 1996.

The Bears were able to put two very strong performances back to back this past weekend as they took on two nationally ranked teams and came away without losing a set and only one doubles match.

Saturday March 2nd
(#54) Brown 7, (#75) Charleston Southern University 0 

Nick Malone (Brown) def. Santiago Falla (CSU) 6-4, 6-2 Justin Natale (Brown) def. Tomas Miho (CSU) 6-0, 6-2 Jamie Cerretani (Brown) def.. Zalan Kiss (CSU) 6-1, 6-2 Chris Drake (Brown) def. Rohan Wadhera (CSU) 6-0, 6-0 Adil Shamasdin (Brown) def. Rodrigo Villaroell (CSU) 6-4, 6-1 Nick Goldberg (Brown) def. Soufiane Rechag (CSU) 6-2 6-2

Drake/Natale (Brown) def. Miho/Wadhera (CSU) 9-8(13) Malone/Shamasdin (Brown) def. Villaroell/Furfuro (CSU) 8-3 Cerretani/Goddard (Brown) def. Falla/Kiss (CSU) 8-5

Sunday March 3rd (#54) Brown 7, (#44) Fresno State 0

Nick Malone (Brown) def. Nick Fustar (Fresno St.) 6-4, 7-6(5) Justin Natale (Brown) def. Hector Almada (Fresno St.) 6-2, 6-1 Jamie Cerretani (Brown) def. Stefan Suta (Fresno St.) 6-1, 6-1 Chris Drake (Brown) def. Alex Krohn (Fresno St.) 6-2, 6-3 Adil Shamasdin (Brown) def. Greg Shearer (Fresno St.) 7-6(4), 6-4 Nick Goldberg (Brown) def. Dustin Ilic (Fresno St.) 7-6(4), 6-3

Malone/Shamasdin (Brown) def. Fustar/Ilic (Fresno St.) 8-5 Natale/Drake (Brown) def. Shearer/Krohn (Fresno St.) 8-2 Almada/Suta (Fresno St.) def. Cerretani/Goddard (Brown) 8-5

Next up for the Bears will be their spring break trip, March 25-31, where they travel to the University of North Carolina, Wake Forest, University of Virginia, Tulane, at Virginia Tech, and Virginia Tech.