Men’s Tennis Edged by Penn, 4-3

Men’s Tennis Edged by Penn, 4-3

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's tennis team was defeated by Penn, 4-3, on Saturday at the Varsity Tennis Courts. The Bears opened the match winning the doubles point and two-straight singles matches, but the Quakers would close out the day winning the last four matches for the victory.

Junior Aaron Sandberg (Hudson, Ohio) and sophomore Charles Tan (Austin, Texas) opened competition with a 6-1 win the third doubles and were followed by junior Jack Haworth (Corby, England) and freshman Jacob Walker (Bethesda, Md.) who won the point for Brown with a 6-2 showing in second doubles.

Walker recorded a 6-2, 6-3 win in fourth singles to open things for Brown and give the Bears a 2-0 advantage. Sandberg gave Brown a 3-0 lead with a 7-5, 6-3 victory in third singles. Penn would then win four consecutive matches to take the narrow 4-3 victory. The Quakers picked up victories in second, sixth, fifth and first singles.

The Bears will next close of their home slate for the season and host Princeton tomorrow (April 16) for a 1:00 p.m. match.