Men's Tennis Falls 4-1 at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. – The University of Pennsylvania men’s tennis team dropped to under .500 in the Ivy League on Friday, falling by a score of 4-1 to Cornell at the Reis Tennis Center. The Quakers are now 2-3 in the conference this season, and 7-14 overall.

Following a loss in the doubles point, Matt Nardella grabbed Penn’s lone point in singles action. The junior put together a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Chris Vrabel in the No. 4 slot. Freshman Dmitry Shatalin also found himself in the third set at No. 6, but was unable to pull out a victory—falling 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Kyle Mautner was one game away from closing out another point for the Quakers, but his match went unfinished.

Full Results

Singles
1. David Volfson vs. Kyle Mautner, 6-3, 6-5 DNF
2. Colin Sinclair def. Vim De Alwis, 6-1, 6-4
3. Stefan Vinti vs. Josh Pompan, 1-6, 6-3, 5-4 DNF
4. Matt Nardella def. Chris Vrabel, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
5. Bernardo Casares Rosa def. Blaine Willenborg, 6-3, 6-3
6. Dylan Brown def. Dmitry Shatalin, 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles
1. Sinclair/Volfson def. #79 Kaplan/Westergaard, 6-2
2. Casares Rosa/Vrabel def. Nardella/Spratt, 6-2
3. Brown/Vinti vs. Shatalin/Willenborg, 2-5 DNF

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