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Men's Tennis Reaches Penn Invite Backdraw Final

 

 

Sept. 30, 2013

Box Score

THE EVENT: The Duquesne men's tennis team played in the Penn Invitational Sept. 27, 28, 29 in Philadelphia. In the 16-team event, the Dukes fell to Penn in the opening round, defeated Norfolk State and Binghamton in the backdraw, before falling to Temple in the backdraw finals. Singles and doubles were played in the Penn, Norfolk State and Binghamton matches and only singles were played in the Temple match.

SINGLES RESULTS:
Alex Aleman
L, Jeremy Court (Penn) 4-6, 6-1, 6-5
L, Igor Braga (Norfolk State) 6-1, 6-0
W, Justin Fields (Binghamton) 6-5, 4-6, 6-4
L, Nicolas Paulus (Temple) 6-4, 0-6, 11-9

Pete Carpenter
L, Vim De Alwis (Penn) 6-2, 6-2
W, Robin Riethmueller (Norfolk State) 6-2, 2-0, retired
W, Frenk Kote (Binghamton) 4-6, 6-5, 6-5
L, Hernan Vasconez (Temple) 6-3, 4-6, 10-4

Mehdi Mekaoui
L, Zach Katz (Penn) 6-2, 6-1
W, Kent Austin (Norfolk State) 6-4, 6-3
W, Doug Notaris (Binghamton) 6-5, 4-6, 12-10
W, def. Vineet Naran (Temple) 6-2, 6-2

Rich Robbie
L, Nikola Kocovic (Penn) 6-5, 6-0
L, Daniel Grauel (Norfolk State) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0
W, Vihar Shah (Binghamton) 6-3, 6-2
L, Santiago Canete (Temple) 6-2, 6-3

Corey Robinson
L, Blaine Willenborg (Penn) 6-5, 6-4
L, Dimitry Zyhmantovic (Norfolk State) 6-5, 6-5
L, Ruben Haggai (Binghamton) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3
L, Hicham Belkssir (Temple) 6-3, 2-6, 10-4

Max Rubin
L, Matt Nardella (Penn) 6-5, 6-2
W, Peter Pello (Norfolk State) 6-4, 6-4
W, Alex Sacher (Binghamton) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
Sam Rundle (Temple) 6-2, 5-6, 10-7



 

 

DOUBLES RESULTS:

Alex Aleman/Pete Carpenter
L, Zach Katz/Vim De Alwis (Penn) 6-2
W, Igor Braga/Robin Riethmueller (Norfolk State) 6-2

Max Rubin/Corey Robinson
L, Nikola Kocovic/Matt Nardella (Penn) 6-1
W, Dimitry Zyhmantovic/Kent Austin (Norfolk State) 6-2

Rich Robbie/Mehdi Mekaoui
L, Jeremy Court/Blaine Willenborg 6-3
W, Peter Pello/Daniel Grauel (Norfolk State) 6-3 L, Justin Fields/Alex Sacher (Binghamton) 6-3

Max Rubin/Alex Aleman
Vihar Shah/Doug Notaris (Binghamton) 6-5

Jimmy Xu/Matt Slamecka
L, Janik Burri/Harry Lee (Binghamton) 6-2

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