Men’s Tennis Falls in Doubleheader
Colonials look to bounce back on Sunday
WASHINGTON – In doubleheader action for George Washington, the men’s tennis team dropped both of its matches against UAB and Illinois State, 4-2 and 6-1, respectively.
In the morning affair, Christos Hadjigeorgiou took down Kenton Parken, 6-2, 6-4, in the third singles position, while Jakub Behun also claimed a two-set victory, beating Giovani Pasini, 6-3, 6-1. It didn’t prove to be enough, as the Blazers won three singles matches to secure the win.
1. Tim Dollman/Stefan Gonzalez (UAB) def. Chris Fletcher/C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW), 7-6 (2-0)
2. Chris Reynolds/Jakub Behun (GW) def. Kenton Parton/Anru Fourie (UAB), 6-2
3. Nikolai Manchev/Henry Paiste (UAB) def. Amlan Sahoo/Kaan Tuna (GW), 6-1
1. Tim Dollman (UAB) def. Chris Fletcher (GW) 6-4, 6-1
2. Chris Reynolds (GW) vs. Stefan Gonzalez (UAB) no result
3. C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW) def. Kenton Parken (UAB) 6-2, 6-4
4. Jakub Behun (GW) def. Giovani Pasini (UAB) 6-3, 6-1
5. Tom El Safadi (UAB) def. Amlan Sahoo (GW) 6-2, 6-0
6. Anru Fourie (UAB) def. Kaan Tuna (GW) 6-0, 6-2
In the second match of the day, the Buff and Blue grabbed the doubles point courtesy of the No. 1 duo of Chris Reynolds and Jakub Behun’s defeat of Illinois State’s Igor Kolaric and Egehan Sertkaya. From the No. 2 line, Fletcher and Hadjigeorgiou clinched the doubles victory for GW. The Redbirds ultimately claimed the match, 6-1.
1. Chris Reynolds/Jakub Behun (GW) def. Igor Kolaric/Egehan Sertkaya (IS), 7-6 (7-4)
2. Chris Fletcher/C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW) def. Andreas Boers/Pol Botifoll Rius (IS), 7-6 (7-2)
3. Christoffer Greve/Cameron Petersen (IS) def. Kaan Tuna/Amlan Sahoo (GW), 6-1
1. Igor Kolaric (IS) def. Chris Fletcher (GW) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)
2. Christoffer Greve (IS) def. Chris Reynolds (GW) 6-2, 6-1
3. Andreas Boers (IS) def. C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW) 6-4, 6-3, 11-9
4. Egehan Sertkaya (IS) def. Jakub Behun (GW) 6-4, 7-6, 7-5
5. Pol Botifoll Rius (IS) def. Amlan Sahoo (GW) 6-1, 6-1
6. Manuel Bernhard (IS) def. Kaan Tuna (GW) 6-0, 6-1
LOOK AHEAD: The Colonials wrap up their trip to Iowa on Sunday with a 10 a.m. showdown with Omaha.
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