January 23, 2005

Bears Earn Second Win of the Day with 6-1 Victory over Buffalo

Jan. 22, 2005

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown University men's tennis team (4-1) completed a sweep of its opponents on Saturday afternoon, earning a 6-1 victory over Buffalo, hours after defeating Boston College, 6-1. Junior Philip Charm (Concord, MA) helped to lead the Bears with a win at #1 doubles and #3 singles.

The Bears started the match with wins in all three doubles matches to sweep the doubles point. Charm teamed with senior Adil Shamasdin (Pickering, ONT) for an 8-2 win at #1, while the 60th-ranked duo, freshman Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) and sophomore Eric Thomas (Cincinnati, OH) earned an 8-3 victory at #2. Junior Luke Tedaldi (West Newton, MA) and freshman Scott Blumenkranz (Portola Valley, CA) earned the final doubles win, with an 8-2 decision at #3.

In singles action, Thomas picked up a 6-1, 6-1 win at #1, while Charm earned a 6-3, 6-1 decision at #3. Kohli picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win at #4, while Tedaldi earned a 6-4, 6-1 decision at #5. Freshman Michael Scherer (Potomac, MD) won the final singles contest of the afternoon, taking a 6-1, 6-0 decision at #6.

The Bears continue action next Saturday, January 29, when they host Hartford and Lehigh at 10:00 and 3:00, respectively.

Complete Results
Doubles
#1 Charm/Shamasdin (BR) def. Zieziula/Alant (BUF), 8-2
#2 Kohli/Thomas (BR) def. Liederman/Rockman (BUF), 8-3
#3 Tedaldi/Blumenkranz (BR) def. Hadisubroto/Zappone (BUF), 8-2

Singles
#1 Thomas (BR) def. Zieziula (BUF), 6-1, 6-1
#2 Rockman (BUF) def. Moss (BR), 6-7, 6-1, 1-0 (5)
#3 Charm (BR) def. Liederman (BUF), 6-3, 6-1
#4 Kohli (BR) def. Hadisubroto (BUF), 6-3, 6-2
#5 Tedaldi (BR) def. Alant (BUF), 6-4, 6-1
#6 Scherer (BR) def. Zappone (BUF), 6-1, 6-0