Hannah Wins Ho. 4 Singles Match as Men's Tennis falls at Maryland
Hannah and Atalay push their matches to tiebreakers.
Feb. 22, 2009
COLLEGE PARK, MD - The George Washington University men's tennis team fell to Maryland, 6-1, Sunday afternoon in College Park, MD. Maryland is currently ranked No. 72 team in the country.
In singles play, sophomore Erik Hannah was victorious in his No. 4 singles match against his Maryland opponent 7-6 (7-5), 6-1. Sophomore Ugur Atalay fought back in his No. 2 singles match and forced the second set to a tiebreaker, but fell to his Maryland opponent 7-5, 7-6 (7-4).
The Colonials have two weeks before their next matches against University of North Carolina- Greensboro on Mar. 6 and Atlantic 10 foe Charlotte on Mar. 7.
Maryland 6, GW 1
College Park, MD
Feb. 22, 2009
1) Orban/Fetbroyt (UMD) def Ugar Atalay / Richard Blumenfeld (GW) 8-2
2) Kwon/Nielsen (UMD) def Chris Kushma / Yan Levinski (GW) 8-4
3) Sarrazin/Aksanov (UMD) def Erik Hannah / Alex Sohaili (GW) 8-6
1) Andy Orban (UMD) def Yan Levinski (GW) 6-1,6-3
2) David Kwon (UMD) def Ugur Atalay (GW) 7-5, 7-6 (7-4)
3) Nickolai Nielsen (UMD) def Richard Blumenfeld (GW) 6-1, 6-0
4) Erik Hannah (GW) def Boris Fetbroyt (UMD) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1
5) Mathias Sarrazin (UMD) def Alex Sohaili (GW) 6-1, 6-4
6) Alex Aksanov (UMD) def Chris Kushma (GW) 6-1, 6-4