RICHMOND, VA. – The #34 Dartmouth men’s tennis team fell, 4-2, to #36 Virginia Commonwealth on Thursday afternoon to begin the outdoor season.
In the top singles match Dovydas Sakinis was tied 4-all in the third set against Alexis Huegas who is ranked #78 in the national singles ranking, but the match was stopped after VCU clinched the win.
Dartmouth will meet Old Dominion on Friday at 11 a.m.
1. Heugas / Jones (VCU) def. Dovydas Sakinis / Brandon DeBot (Dart) 8-1
2. Pimental / Voscek (VCU) def. Chris Kipouras / Diego Pedraza (Dart) 8-5
3. George Wall / Brendan Tannenbaum (Dart) def. Mateo / Argente (VCU) 8-5
1. Heugas (VCU) def. Dovydas Sakinis (Dart) 3-6, 7-5, 4-4, unf
2. Argente (VCU) def. Chris Kipouras (Dart) 6-0, 6-4
3. Brandon DeBot (Dart) def. Voscek (VCU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Mateo (VCU) def. George Wall (Dart) 6-4, 6-3
5. Pimental (VCU) def. Brendan Tannenbaum (Dart) 6-4, 6-4
6. Diego Pedraza (Dart) def. Velickovic (VCU) 6-2, 6-2