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Men Lose Pair To Duquesne and DePaul
Brian Maher was the only 'Cat to win both singles matches this weekend.
 
Brian Maher was the only 'Cat to win both singles matches this weekend.
 

April 3, 2006

Villanova, Pa. - The Wildcat men's tennis team (6-9, 1-3 BIG EAST) dropped a pair of home matches this weekend, 3-4 to Duquesne and 2-5 to DePaul.

Villanova lost a tight match to Duquesne on Saturday, Apr. 1. The two teams split the singles matches, 3-3. Villanova's Dimitri Chimerakis (North Palm Beach, Fla.) defeated Devon Peightal 7-6, 7-5 at no. 1, Brian Maher (Dallas, Tex.) rallied for a three-set win over Paul Clough 6-2, 6-7, 6-2 at no. 2, and Sumanth Chittajallu (Columbus, Ohio) lost the first set 4-6 to Blake Williams before winning the second in a tie-break 7-6 and the third 7-5 at no. 6.

But the Dukes took the doubles point with wins at the first and second spots.

On Sunday, Apr. 2, Villanova won the doubles point, but Maher was the only 'Cat to pull out a singles victory. Scott Fahrendorf (Reno, Nev.) and Charlie Farmer (Newport Beach, Calif.) teamed up to win 8-4 over Danny Wilson and George Wang, while Maher and Chittajallu defeated Will Wang and Jack Komar 8-3.

Maher also won his singles match, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 against Eric Huffman. Fahrendorf played it close in his singles match with Austin Doerner. Doerner won the first set 6-3, but Fahrendorf fought back and won the second 6-3. However, Doerner pulled out the match with a 6-3, third set.

Duquesne Results

SINGLES:

1. Chimerakis (V) def. Peightal (D) 7-6, 7-5

2. Maher (V) def. Clough (D) 6-2, 6-7, 6-2

3. Ortega (D) def. Fahrendorf (V) 6-4, 6-2

4. Townsend (D) def. Borden (V) 6-4, 7-6

5. Ojeda (D) def. Farmer (V) 6-4, 1-6, 7-6

6. Chittajallu (V) def. Williams 4-6, 7-6, 7-5

DOUBLES:

1. Peightal/Townsend (D) def. Chimerakis/Borden (V) 8-6

2. Ortega/Clough (D) def. Fahrendorf/Farmer (V) 8-5

 

 

3. Maher/Chittajallu (V) def. Belmonte/Ojeda (D) 8-4

DePaul Results

SINGLES:

1. G. Wang (D) def. Chimerakis (V) 6-3, 6-1

2. Maher (V) def. Huffman (D) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6

3. Doerner (D) def. Fahrendorf (V) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

4. Komar (D) def. Borden (V) 6-0, 6-3

5. W. Wang (D) def. Chittajallu (V) 6-3, 6-1

6. Wilson (D) def. Tran (V) 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES:

1. Huffman/Doerner (D) def. Chimerakis/Borden (V) 8-0

2. Fahrendorf/Farmer (V) def. Wilson/G. Wang (D) 8-4

3. Maher/Chittajallu (V) def. Komar/W. Wang (D) 8-3

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