February 24, 2012

#68 Men's Tennis Defeats Boston College, 6-1

PROVIDENCE, RI – The 68th-ranked Brown men's tennis team (9-3) earned a 6-1 win over Boston College on Friday afternoon. The Bears had five different players win in both singles and doubles, as sophomore Soufiane Azargui (Burlington, ONT) combined with sophomore Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica) for an 8-4 win at #1 doubles and then posted a 6-3, 6-4 win at #2 singles.

Freshman Michael Riechmann (Houston, TX) and junior Tom Deighton (London, England) won at #2 doubles, 8-2, while sophomore Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY) and freshman William Spector (Weston, MA) won at #3 doubles, 8-7 (5).

In addition to Azargui's win in singles, Brown also got wins from Riechmann at #3 (6-4, 6-3), Spector at #4 (6-2, 6-2), Fife at #5 (6-1, 6-4), and Deighton at #6 (6-2, 6-3).

#68 Brown 6, Boston College 1

Doubles

#1 – Azargui/Burke (Brown) def. Muppidi/Skinner (BC) 8-4
#2 – Deighton/Riechmann (Brown) def. Grokenberger/Raude (BC) 8-2
#3 – Fife/Spector (Brown) def. Nelson/Wagner (BC) 8-7 (5)
Singles

#1 – Akash Muppidi (BC) def. Brandon Burke (Brown) 6-3, 6-4
#2 – Soufiane Azargui (Brown) def. Alex Skinner (BC) 6-3, 6-4
#3 – Michael Riechmann (Brown) def. Billy Grokenberger (BC) 6-4, 6-3
#4 – William Spector (Brown) def. Philip Nelson (BC) 6-2, 6-2
#5 – Sam Fife (Brown) def. Jonathan Raude (BC) 6-1, 6-4
#6 – Tom Deighton (Brown) def. Matt Wagner (BC) 6-2, 6-3

Pictured: Michael Riechmann '15. Photo by DSPics.net.