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Men's Tennis Defeats Longwood, 4-3

Senior Erik Hannah won both of his doubles and singles matches against Longwood on Friday.
 
Senior Erik Hannah won both of his doubles and singles matches against Longwood on Friday.
 

March 25, 2011

Results

LONGWOOD, VA- The George Washington men's tennis team secured the pivotal doubles point against Longwood on Friday, on the way to winning 4-3 over the Lancers.

The Colonials battled in tough doubles matches against the Lancers. Ugur Atalay and Erik Hannah won 8-5 at No. 1 doubles, while Christopher Kushma and Alexander van Gils won 8-2. New doubles pair of Richard Blumenfeld and Ulrik Thomsen fell in a tight No. 3 match 8-7 (5).

The Lancers bounced back to take No. 1-3 singles matches from the Colonials. Hannah took care of his Lancer opponent in straight sets at No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-3, for his fourth straight singles victory. Van Gils bounced back to win in three sets, 2-6, 6-0, 6-4, in the No. 5 singles match.

Blumenfeld won in straight sets at No. 6 singles with the match tied 3-3, winning the decisive match for the GW victory.

The Colonials next take on Radford on Saturday, March 26 with matches starting at 10:00 am, before taking on Tennessee Tech on Sunday, March 27, at Radford starting at 10:00 am.

Doubles
#1 Atalay /Hannah (GW) def Ferrigno/Favis (LU) 8-5
#2 Kushma / van Gils def Barajas-Alexander / Becker (LU) 8-2
#3 Blumenfeld / Thomsen lost Tanaka/Lesser (LU) 8-7(5)
Singles
#1 Atalay (GW) lost Tanaka (LU) 6-2 6-2
#2 Levinski (GW) lost Ferrigno (LU) 3-6 6-3 3-6
#3 Kushma (GW) lost Lesser (LU) 6-4 2-6 6-4
#4 Hannah (GW) def Davis (LU) 6-1 6-3
#5 van Gils (GW) def Barajas-Alexander (LU) 2-6 6-0 6-4
#6 Blumenfeld (GW) def Becker (LU) 6-4 6-4

 

 

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