Men's tennis downs Babson, 8-1

Dave Yovanoff '13
Dave Yovanoff '13

BABSON PARK, Mass. (courtesy Babson College Sports information) -- The Brandeis University men's tennis team swept doubles play and then took all but one singles match en route to an 8-1 victory over host Babson College in a non-conference contest at the Farwell Courts on Monday afternoon. With the win, the Judges improved to 3-6, snapping a three-match losing streak, while the Beavers fall to 4-8.

Brandeis recorded a sweep of doubles play, as senior Ezra Bernstein (Buffalo, N.Y./City Honors School) and junior Dave Yovanoff (Eden, N.Y./Eden) earned an 8-6 win at one, rookie Alex Siegel (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) and junior Josh Jordan (Northboro, Mass./Algonquin Regional) secured an 8-3 victory at two, and rookie Ben Fine (Providence, R.I./Moses Brown) teamed with classmate Michael Secular (Bronx,N.Y./Plant, Fla.) for an 8-6 win in another close match at three. The Judges then completed the 8-1 win with victories in the bottom five singles spots, highlighted by a 6-1, 6-3 triumph by Yovanoff at two.

Babson's lone point came at number one singles, where first-year Ramone Doyley (Kingston, Jamaica) outdueled Jordan in a third-set superbreaker, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 1-0 (10-3). Senior captain Danny Schneider (Littleton, Mass.) also took his match with sophomore Adam Brown (West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury) to a superbreaker at number five before succumbing 6-3, 1-6, 0-1 (3-10).


Brandeis University 8, Babson College 1
Apr 02, 2012 at Babson Park, MA (Farwell Courts)

 Singles competition
1. Ramone Doyley (BAB) def. Josh Jordan (BRN) 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 1-0 (10-3)
2. Dave Yovanoff (BRN) def. Nissim Cohen-Sabban (BAB) 6-1, 6-3
3. Ezra Bernstein (BRN) def. Roy Murdock (BAB) 6-3, 7-5\
4. Michael Secular (BRN) def. Ferran Arimon (BAB) 6-3, 6-3
5. Adam Brown (BRN) def. Danny Schneider (BAB) 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-3)
6. Ben Fine (BRN) def. Rushab Tanna (BAB) 6-3, 6-4

 Doubles competition\
1. Ezra Bernstein/Dave Yovanoff (BRN) def. Ramone Doyley/Nissim Cohen-Sabban (BAB) 8-6
2. Alex Siegel/Josh Jordan (BRN) def. Danny Schneider/Rushab Tanna (BAB) 8-3
3. Ben Fine/Michael Secular (BRN) def. Roy Murdock/Zach Ringer (BAB) 8-6

 Match Notes
Brandeis University 3-6
Babson College 4-7