LOUNDONVILLE, N.Y. – Three singles wins by the St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team secured the win, 4-3, over Franciscan sister school Siena Saturday evening on the road.
The Bonnies started the match by securing the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 3.
At the No. 1 flight, Indra Patwardhan and partner Ante Zovko took down Tomas Del Olmo and Guillo Lopez, 7-6. Lukas Linden Malmberg and Marco Rivolo also teamed up for the win at No. 3 over Cameron Kirkwood and Muhammad Sawani, 6-3 to secure the point for the Brown and White.
Patwardhan was victorious at No. 2 singles over Tomas Del Olmo in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2. At No. 5 singles, John Rutkowski defeated Kirkwood also in straight sets, 7-5, 7-5, for another Bonnies point.
Securing the win for the Bonnies was Rivolo at No. 6 singles. The freshman battled back from a set down to take the match, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1.
The Bonnies are back in action Saturday, Feb. 9 on the road at Virginia Tech. Play is slated to begin at 1:00 p.m.
St. Bonaventure 4, Siena 3
No. 1 Sagar Bains (SIE) def. Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBU) 6-3, 6-1
No. 2 Indra Patwardhan (SBU) def. Tomas Del Olmo (SIE) 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 Guillo Lopez (SIE) def. Martin Estevarena (SBU) 7-6, 6-2
No. 4 Muhammad Sawani (SIE) def. Ante Zovko (SBU) 7-5, 7-5
No. 5 John Rutkowski (SBU) def. Cameron Kirkwood (SIE) 7-5, 7-5
No. 6 Marco Rivolo (SBU) def. Matt Bellino (SIE) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
No. 1 Indra Patwardhan/Ante Zovko (SBU) def. Tomas Del Olmo/Guillo Lopez (SIE) 7-6
No. 2 Sagar Bains/Matt Bellino (SIE) def. John Rutkowski/Martin Estevarena (SBU) 6-4
No. 3 Lukas Linden Malmberg/Marco Rivolo (SBU) def. Cameron Kirkwood/Muhammad Sawani (SIE) 6-3
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