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Men’s tennis edges George Washington
April 5, 2011Tweet
Binghamton men’s tennis (6-13) won the pivotal doubles point before splitting the six singles matches to post a 4-3 victory over host George Washington (12-8) on April 3, at the Mount Vernon Tennis Center in Washington, D.C. The victory was Binghamton’s fourth in its last five matches.
In doubles, Binghamton posted wins at the top two spots to clinch the point. Then in singles, the Bearcats won at first, second and fifth singles.
Seniors Sven Vloedgraven and Arnav Jain posted straight-set wins at the top two positions. Vloedgraven, ranked No. 101 in the country, picked up a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ugur Atalay. He improved to 27-7 overall, 16-2 in duals. Jain produced a 7-5, 6-4 win over Yan Levinski, lifting his season record to 21-9 overall, 16-3 in duals. Freshman No. 5 Ruben Haggai provided a key win, 6-4, 6-2, for Binghamton’s other singles victory.
Earlier, Vloedgraven paired with junior Gilbert Wong for an 8-2 win at first doubles and Jain combined with junior Alexandre Haggai for an 8-6 win at No. 2.