Men's Tennis Falls to No. 54 George Washington

April 11, 2014

WASHINGTON – The Georgetown men’s tennis squad (7-11) fell to the No. 54 nationally-ranked George Washington Colonials (13-6) on Friday afternoon at the GW Tennis Center, 5-2.

Georgetown sophomore Daniel Khanin (Baldwin, N.Y./Pendleton) won the only singles match for GU. Khanin defeated GW’s Francisco Dias in three sets from the No. 1 position, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 6-4.

The Hoyas dropped the No. 2-6 matches in straight sets to their nationally-ranked opponent.

The men played the six singles matches before starting doubles play, though the match was already decided before the doubles matches began with GW up 5-1.

Georgetown took the doubles point, 2-1, to complete the match with a final score of 5-2.

The Blue & Gray are next in action tomorrow, Sat., April 12 on campus at 2 p.m. ET when they take on Norfolk State 


No. 54 George Washington 5, Georgetown 2
1. Daniel Khanin (GU) def. Francisco Dias (GW) 7-6 (5), 1-6, 6-4
2. Nikita Fomin (GW) def. Shane Korber (GU) 6-3, 6-3
3. Danil Zelenkov (GW) def. Alex Tropiano (GU) 6-3, 6-0
4. Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Jack Murphy (GU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Viktor Svensson (GW) def. Casey Distaso (GU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Ulrik Thomsen (GW) def. John Brosens (GU) 6-0, 6-0

1. #86 Francisco Dias/Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Shane Korber/Alex Tropiano (GU) 8-4
2. Casey Distaso/Daniel Khanin (GU) def. Sinan Ipeker/Ulrik Thomsen (GW) 8-2
3. Jack Murphy/Jordan Portner (GU) def. Nikita Fomin/Azan Piperno (GW) 8-4



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