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Bonnies Fall To Youngstown State, 5-2, In Home Opener

Bonnies Fall To Youngstown State, 5-2, In Home Opener

OLEAN, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team fell to Youngstown State, 5-2, in the Bonnies home opener Saturday at the SBU Tennis Center.

Winning for the Bonnies were Martin Estevarena and Joseph Blakeley.

Estevarena picked up a victory at the No. 2 flight, defeating Laurentiu Mandocescu in three sets, 6-0, 4-6, 6-1. Blakeley earned a hard-fought win at No. 6, taking down Pol Virgili Blanco 3-6, 6-3, 13-11.

The Bonnies are back in action Saturday, Feb. 1 on the road at Buffalo. That match is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

Youngstown State 5, St. Bonaventure 2
Singles
1. Vasilis Vardakis (YSU) def. Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Martin Estevarena (SBU) def. Laurentiu Mandocescu (YSU) 6-0, 4-6, 6-1
3. Joao Garretto (YSU) def. Marco Rivolo (SBU) 6-4, 7-6
4. Erik Gran (YSU) def. John Rutkowski (SBU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Will Everett (YSU) def. Jonni Heikkila 6-3, 7-5
6. Joseph Blakeley (SBU) def. Pol Virgili Blanco (YSU) 3-6, 6-3, 13-11

Doubles
1. Garretto/Mandocescu (YSU) def. Malmberg/Rivolo (SBU) 7-6
2. Vardakis/Everett (YSU) def. Estevarena/Rutkowski (SBU) 6-4
3. Gran/Virgili Blanco (YSU) def. Blakeley/Heikkila (SBU) 6-0