HANOVER, N.H. — The 62nd-ranked Dartmouth men's tennis team lost to Penn on Sunday, 5-1, at the Boss Tennis Center. The Big Green dropped to 16-3 overall and 2-2 in the Ivy League. The Quakers improved to 10-8 overall and 2-3 in the conference.
Penn won the doubles point after winning two of the three matches. Sophomore Brandon DeBot (Stevens Point, Wis.) and junior Xander Centenari (Towson, Md.) won at second doubles over Jason Lin and Rob Wong, 8-4, to give Dartmouth its only doubles win.
In singles, the lone point for the Big Green came from senior Chris Ho (Los Altos, Calif.). He defeated Zach Katz, 6-2, 7-5, in fifth singles. The sixth singles match between DeBot and Lin was abandoned with Lin up one set (6-3), because the outcome of the team match was already decided.
Dartmouth hosts Brown on Friday, April 20, at 2 p.m.
1. Nikola Kocovic (Penn) def. Michael Laser (Dar): 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
2. Jeremy Court (Penn) def. (Dar): 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
3. Phil Law (Penn) def. Cameron Ghorbani (Dar): 6-4, 6-2
4. Rob Wong (Penn) def Chris Kipouras (Dar) 7-6, 6-3
5. (Dar) def Zach Katz (Penn): 6-2, 7-5
6. (Dar) vs Jason Lin (Penn): abandoned 3-6
1. Kocovic/ Milbrandt (Penn) def Laser/Alex de Chatellus (Dar): 9-8
2. DeBot/Centenari (Dar) def Lin/Wong (Penn) 8-2
3. Court/ Katz (Penn) def. Michael Jacobs/Ghorbani (Dar): 8-5