March 12, 2005

Bears Handle San Diego State, 4-2

March 12, 2005

MONTGOMERY, AL - The Brown men's tennis team picked up a 4-2 victory over San Diego State University in the second round of the Blue/Gray Classic. Brown won the doubles point, earning wins at #2 and #3 doubles, and posted wins in three of the six singles matches for the victory.

In doubles action, sophomore Eric Thomas (Cincinnati, OH) and freshman Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) posted an 8-5 win at #2, while the duo of juniors Philip Charm (Concord, MA) and Richard Moss (Johannesburg, South Africa) picked up an 8-5 win at #3.

In singles action, senior Nicholas Goldberg (Albuquerque, NM) won at #2, 6-1, 6-4, while Charm earned a 2-6, 7-6, 6-4 win at #5 to clinch the match. Junior Luke Tedaldi (West Newton, MA) earned a 6-0, 7-6 win at #6.

Doubles:
#1 Stronk/Carracosa (SDSU)def. Shamasdin/Goldberg(B) 8-3
#2 Thomas/Kohli (B) def. Dickhardt/Romero (SDSU) 8-5
#3 Charm/Moss (B) def. Jung/Haynes (SDSU) 8-5

Brown went up 1-0

Singles:

#1 Shamasdin (B) DNF Stronk (SDSU) 1-6, 7-6, 3-5 DNF
#2 Goldberg (B) def. Carracosa (SDSU) 6-1, 6-4
#3 Dickhardt (SDSU) def. Thomas (B) 6-2, 7-5
#4 Haynes (SDSU) def. Moss (B) 6-2, 6-3
#5 Charm (B) def. Jung (SDSU) 2-6, 7-6, 6-4
#6 Tedaldi (B) def. Romero (SDSU) 6-0, 7-6

Singles order of finish: #4, #3, #2, #6, #5