Men’s Tennis Opens 2019-20 Season with Dominant Victories

Men’s Tennis Opens 2019-20 Season with Dominant Victories

AMHERST, Mass. – Playing their only dual matches of the 2019 fall season, the Amherst College men's tennis team began their year with two emphatic victories on Saturday afternoon at the Amherst College Tennis Courts.

Amherst (2-0) defeated Hobart College 8-1 in the first match of the morning, then shut out Colby-Sawyer for a 9-0 victory this afternoon.

In the neutral site match, the Statesmen defeated the Chargers 9-0. Hobart is now 1-1 on the year, while Colby-Sawyer dips to 0-3.

The Mammoths will play two more individual tournaments this fall, beginning next Friday when they head to Colby College for the three-day ITA Regional Tournament.

Match 1: Amherst 8, Hobart 1

Doubles:

Sean Wei/Harris Foulkes (AMH) def. Walker Anderson/Alan Dubrovsky (HOB) 8-5
Damien Ruparel/Marek Michulka (AMH) def. Kaan Ayman/Harry Lyu (HOB) 8-6
Kevin Ma/William Turchetta (AMH) def. Jack Ledford/Jett Wright (HOB) 8-2

Singles:

Sean Wei (AMH) def. Alan Dubrovsky (HOB) 6-4, 2-6, 11-9
Kaan Ayman (HOB) def. Kevin Ma (AMH) 6-1, 4-6, 10-7
Harris Foulkes (AMH) def. Harry Lyu (HOB) 6-7 (4), 7-5, 10-7
William Turchetta (AMH) def. Walker Anderson (HOB) 6-3, 6-1
Damien Ruparel (AMH) def. Jack Ledford (HOB) 6-2, 6-4
Marek Michulka (AMH) def. Thomas Shung (HOB) 6-2, 6-2

 

Match 2: Amherst 9, Colby-Sawyer 0

Doubles:

Damien Ruparel/Marek Michulka (AMH) def. Julius Lowman/Cam Lynch (CS) 8-0
Shaw Rhinelander/Kevin Ma (AMH) def. Khameron Savatdy/Matt Burke (CS) 8-1
William Turchetta/Zach Ostrow (AMH) def. Griffin Forberg/Erik Antonacci (CS) 8-1

Singles:

Kevin Ma (AMH) def. Mike White (CS) 6-1, 6-2
Harris Foulkes (AMH) def. Julius Lowman (CS) 6-0, 6-1
William Turchetta (AMH) def. Matt Burke (CS) 6-0, 6-0
Damien Ruparel (AMH) def. Griffin Forberg (CS) 6-0, 6-0
Marek Michulka (AMH) def. Cam Lynch (CS) 6-0, 6-0
Shaw Rhinelander (AMH) def. Khameron Savatdy (CS) 6-0, 6-0