HANOVER, N.H. - The Dartmouth men's tennis team picked up its first win of the season, topping Old Dominion, 4-3, at the Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavilion.

The Big Green are now 1-2 on the young season, while the Monarchs fall to 3-2.

The Green and White got off to a fast start, taking two of the three doubles matches. The duo of Brandon DeBot and Xander Centenari won their match at No. 2 doubles, 8-5, to move to a perfect 3-0 on the season. At No. 1 doubles, Cameron Ghorbani and Brendan Tannenbaum rallied from a 3-6 deficit to win, 8-7.

Chris Kipouras and Erik Nordahl won their matches at No. 3 and No. 4 singles to clinch the victory for Dartmouth. Kipouras cruised past Jonas Kuwert in straight sets, while Nordahl scored a 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 come-from-behind victory.

Dartmouth returns to action on Feb. 3, as it travels to Bloomington to take on Indiana at 10 a.m.


No. 1. Carlos Lopez-Villa (O) def. Xander Centenari (D), 7-5, 6-3          

No. 2. Albert Ochagavia, (O) were tied Cameron Ghorbani (D), 7-6, 6-3

No. 3. Chris Kipouras (D) def. Jonas Kuwert (O), 6-3 6-2.                      

No. 4 Erik Nordahl (D) def. Dante Terenzio (O), 0-6, 6-4, 6-1                

No. 5 Wesley Barrett (O)def. Justin Chan (D), 6-4, 6-2.  

No. 6 Brandon DeBot was leading Zvonimir Podvinski (O), 6-4, 6-2

No.1 Ghorbani/Tannenbaum (D) def. Cetinel/Lopez-Villa, (O), 8-7      

No. 2 Brandon DeBot/Xander Centenari (D) def. Ochagavia/Kuwert (O), 8-5

No. 3 Barrett/Schweig (O) def. Alex de Chatellus/Nordahl (D), 8-7