victoThe University of Minnesota men's tennis team defeated Marquette University 6-1 Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee, Wis. The Golden Gophers won four singles matches and two doubles matches to key the victory.
At No. 1 singles, freshman Harsh Mankad of Mumbai, Maharashira, India, beat Christophe Van Der Gucht 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Senior Martin Michalowski won his match at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-0 over Bant Condemiyes. Also winning in singles is freshman Nate McLain with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Justin Holsen at No. 4 singles. Freshman Eric Robertson also won his match at No. 5 singles with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Kent Davies.
In doubles, Michlalowski and junior Tyson Parry defeated Van Der Gucht and Brian Verban 8-5 at the No. 1 position. At No. 2 doubles, Robertson and Mankad beat Holsen and Condemiyes 8-4.
Minnesota 6, Marquette 1 Singles: No. 1 Harsh Mankad (MINN) def. Christophe Van Der Gucht (MU) 4- 6, 6-3, 6-2 No. 2 Martin Michalowski (MINN) def. Bant Condemiyes (MU) 6-1, 6-0 No. 3 Brian Verban (MU) def. Eric Robertson (MINN) 7-6, 6-4 No. 4 Nate McLain (MINN) def. Justin Holsen (MU) 6-2, 6-4 No. 5 Karl Sloss (MINN) def. Kent Davies (MU) 6-1, 6-1 No. 6 Tyson Parry (MINN) default Doubles: No. 1 Michalowski/Parry (MINN) def. Van Der Gucht/Verban (MU) 8-3 No. 2 Robertson/Mankad (MINN) def. Holsen/Condemiyes (MU) 8-4 No. 3 Sloss/Mankad (MINN) default