SEATTLE, Wash. - After losing to No. 1 Florida on Friday, the road did not get any easier for the University of Pennsylvania men's tennis team on Saturday. The Quakers were shutout by No. 8 Baylor 4-0 in the consolation round of the USTA-ITA National Team Indoors at the University of Washington.
At No. 2 doubles, Jonathan Boym and Mikhail Bekker lost to Lars Poershcke and Jon Reckewey 8-2. Jason Pinsky and Joseph Lok beat Matija Zgaga and David Galic 8-6 at the No. 1 spot. In the desicive match at No. 3, Brandon O'Gara and Justin Fox were downed by Will Ward and Matt Brown 8-4 to win the doubles point.
The Bears went on to sweep the singles point winning at the No. 2, 6 and 1 spots to put the match away. Poerschke defeated Bekker 6-4, 6-2. At the No. 6 spot, Jimmy Fairbanks lost to Brown 6-3, 6-2. Ward clinched the match forBaylor, defeating Boym 6-3, 6-4.
Pinksy, Lok and Fox did not finish their matches.
Penn falls to 3-4 on the season. The Red and Blue play No. 11 South Carolina at 11 a.m. (est) at the Seattle Tennis Club on Sunday.
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No. 8 BAYLOR 4, No. 16 PENN 0
Doubles Order - 2, 1, 3
1. Jason Pinsky/Joseph Lok (Penn) def. Matija Zgaga/David Galic(BU) 8-6
2. Lars Poerschke/Jon Reckewey (BU) def. Jonathan Boym/Mikhail Bekker(Penn) 8-2
3. Will Ward/Matt Brown (BU) def. Brandon O'Gara/Justin Fox (Penn) 8-4
Singles Order - 2, 6, 1
1. Matija Zgaga (BU) vs. #52 Jason Pinsky (Penn) DNF
2. #1 Lars Poerschke (BU) def. Mikhail Bekker (Penn) 6-4, 6-2
3. Will Ward (BU) def. Jonathan Boym (Penn) 6-3, 6-4
4. #94 Vladimir Portnov (BU) vs. Joseph Lok (Penn) DNF
5. Jon Reckewey (BU) vs. Justin Fox (Penn) DNF
6. Matt Brown (BU) def.Brandon O'Gara (Penn) 6-3, 6-2