Men's Tennis Falls to No. 19 Wake Forest on Saturday

Men's Tennis Falls to No. 19 Wake Forest on Saturday

Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Brown men's tennis team opened the 2014 season at No. 19 Wake Forest on Saturday, dropping a 7-0 decision to the Demon Deacons at their Indoor Tennis Center.


The Demon Deacons swept all but one singles match in straight sets as Brown's Gregory Garcia (Poway, Calif.) took Jon Ho of Wake Forest to three sets before ultimately falling, 3-6, 6-1, 4-6.


The Bears notched their lone victory of the day in doubles action as the duo of Sam Fife (Scarsdale, N.Y.) and David Neff (New York, N.Y.) defeated Jon Ho and Sam Bloom by a score of 6-4.


No. 20 Romain Bogaerts of Wake Forest scored a victory over Justin To (Hong Kong, China), 6-3, 6-0 before No. 59 Adam Lee outlasted Fife, 6-1, 6-1.


Brown will return to action tomorrow at Wake Forest for match against East Tennessee State at 10 a.m.

Singles competition

1. #20 Romain Bogaerts (WF) def. Justin To (BROWN) 6-3, 6-0

2. #59 Adam Lee (WF) def. Sam Fife (BROWN) 6-1, 6-1

3. Jon Ho (WF) def. Gregory Garcia (BROWN) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4

4. Maksim Kan (WF) def. Daniel Hirschberg (BROWN) 6-3, 6-2

5. Aws Laaribi (WF) def. Lucas Da Silveira (BROWN) 6-3 (7-5), 6-5

6. Pedro Dumont (WF) def. David Neff (BROWN) 6-3, 6-3

7. Jaya Billa (WF) def. Thomas Nath (BROWN) 6-2, 6-2

8. Sam Bloom (WF) def. Ivan Kravtchenko (BROWN) 6-5 (7-4), 6-3

Doubles competition

1. #30 Adam Lee/Pedro Dumont (WF) def. Justin To/Lucas Da Silveira (BROWN) 6-5 (7-2)

2. Romain Bogaerts/Maksim Kan (WF) def. Daniel Hirschberg/Gregory Garcia (BROWN) 6-3

3. Sam Fife/David Neff (BROWN) def. Jon Ho/Sam Bloom (WF) 6-4

Match Notes

Brown 0-1

Wake Forest 3-0; National ranking #19

Order of finish: Doubles (,2,3); Singles (2,6,4,7,1,8,5,3)

4. Laaribi/Delcore def. Kravtchenko/Nath 6-1