Men's tennis falls to No. 60 Brown, 6-1

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March 19, 2012

Providence, R.I. - Sophomore Nikita Fomin (Moscow, Russia) won at No. 1 singles but the Stony Brook men's tennis team fell to the No. 60 Brown Bears, 6-1, on Saturday.

The Seawolves dropped a hard fought doubles point to open the match. Freshman Stefan Ilic (Forest Hills, N.Y.) and senior Max Szatbholz (Paris, France) won in a tiebreak at No. 3 singles after Brown had won at No. 2 doubles.

But Fomin and freshman Francis Bertrand (Repentigny, Quebec, Canada) fell in a tiebreak at No. 1 doubles as Brown took a 1-0 lead.

Fomin, ranked No. 139 in the latest ITA rankings, then won in three sets at No. 1 singles but the Bears won at No. 2-6 positions to take the match.

#60 Brown 6, Stony Brook 1
Doubles
#1 - Deighton/Riechmann (Brown) def. Bertrand/Fomin (SB) 9-8 (4)
#2 - Burke/Spector (Brown) def. Forai/Kailaheimo (SB) 8-4
#3 - Ilic/Sztabholz (SB) def. Azargui/Hill (Brown) 9-8 (4)

Singles
#1 - (#139) Nikita Fomin (SB) def. Brandon Burke (Brown) 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3)
#2 - William Spector (Brown) def. Francis Bertrand (SB) 6-4, 6-2
#3 - Michael Riechmann (Brown) def. Roope Kailaheimo (SB) 7-6 (4), 4-6 (10-3)
#4 - Mike Hill (Brown) def. Stefan Ilic (SB) 6-2, 6-1
#5 - Daniel Hirschberg (Brown) def. Max Sztabholz (SB) 6-2, 6-3
#6 - Jacob Laser (Brown) def. Ryan Schmitz (SB) 6-4, 6-4