Sept. 24, 2012
WASHINGTON - Senior captain Charlie Caris (Des Moines, Iowa/Theodore Roosevelt) had a big performance for the Georgetown University men's tennis team which hosted the annual Georgetown Classic this past weekend at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Courts. Caris won the singles title and took the double title with junior partner Casey Distaso (The Woodlands, Texas/Edmond North).
Caris had a bye in the opening round and defeated a player from UMBC in the second, 6-0, 6-0. He then downed the Retriever's Gaulthier Barret 7-5, 6-1 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Caris battled through a three-set match against another UMBC player winning 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. In the championship, he faced his own teammate in sophomore Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) by a score of 6-2, 6-4.
Korber also played foes from UMBC. After a bye in the first round, he downed Juan Aranzazu 6-2, 6-1before facing his own teammate. Korber defeated Georgetown sophomore John Brosens (Bedford, N.Y./Brunswick School) 6-2, 6-4 and then freshman Dan Khanin 7-5, 3-0 retired.
Despite falling to their teammates, Brosens and Khanin had victories on the day. Brosens defeated UMBC's Kamal Patel 6-4, 6-2 as well as another Retriever 6-7, 7-6, 6-4. Khanin downed UMBC's Daniel Gray 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 as well as GW's Ulrik Thomsne 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.
In doubles play, Distaso and Caris won three matches to take the championship. They defeated two teams from UMBC, 8-3, in the quarterfinals and 8-3 in the semifinals before defeating teammates sophomore Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and Khanin, 8-2, in the championship.
Tropiano and Khanin beat a team from UMBC, 8-4, and teammates Korber and Brosens, 9-8(7-4), to advance to the championship. Korber and Brosens also won two matches taking the play-in against UMBC, 8-3, and a match over a GW pair, 9-7.
The men will be back in action on October 5-6 at the Margaux Powers Memorial Tournament in Providence, R.I.
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