Men's Tennis
Men's Tennis Wins Over Bryant
Freshman Kevin Katz teamed with Daniel Khanin to win third doubles against Bryant.

Freshman Kevin Katz teamed with Daniel Khanin to win third doubles against Bryant.

March 16, 2013

Final Stats

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's men's tennis program earned its first home victory of the year defeating Bryant, 4-3. The Hoyas dual match record now stands at 3-6 overall.

The Hoyas started with winning the doubles point by taking two of the three doubles matches. GU's No. 2 squad of Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) earned an 8-2 win which was followed by an 8-5 win at No. 3 by Daniel Khanin (Baldwin, N.Y.) and Kevin Katz (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset).

After Khanin earned the Hoyas a team point in doubles he then earned GU's second point of day at No. 2 singles, winning a 6-4, 6-2 decision. Bryant responded by winning three straight singles matches at No. 6, No. 1 and No. 3. With the match score sitting at 3-2 in Bryant's favor, Tropiano tied the match with a 6-1, 6-3 win at five singles.

In the singles competition it came down to Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) on court four. With the overall match score tied at three all, Korber had to squeeze out a three set match after falling in set one, 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3.

Georgetown stays home for its second of five straight matches at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex, on Tuesday, March 19 against Navy. Match time is 3 p.m.

 

 

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