PHILADELPHIA- The Drexel men’s tennis team ended its run at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Northeast Regional tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Xandy Hammitt and Alan Jesudason participated in the main singles draw on day three of six. Hammitt was defeated by Kaya Gore of Fairfield, 6-3, 7-5. Jesudason ended his first trip to the ITA tournament with a loss to the tournament’s top-seeded player, Max Westphal of Columbia. Westphal defeated Jesudason with a pair of 6-4 sets.
In doubles play, Matvey Radionov and Hammitt were defeated by a duo from Buffalo by a score of 8-3.
“I think we played well at the ITA Regionals,” head coach Mehdi Rhazali said. “The mindset and tactics that we showed this weekend align with the philosophy and goals that we are building for the spring season.”
The Drexel men’s tennis team returns to the Vidas tennis courts and hosts the Dragon Invitational, beginning on Saturday, October 30.
Ishaan Ravichander (Columbia) [1-16] def. Matvey Radionov, 6-3, 6-3 (Round 1 Qualifiers)
Xandy Hammitt def. Jake Huarte (Army), 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 (Round 1 Qualifiers)
Xandy Hammitt def. Ben Brandherm (LIU), 4-6, 6-0, 11-9 (Round 2 Qualifiers)
Xandy Hammitt def. Sam Eden (Army), 4-6, 7-6, 6-2 (Main Draw Round 1)
Kaya Gore (Fairfield) [17-32] def. Xandy Hammitt, 6-3, 7-5 (Main Draw Round 2)
Sanil Jagtiani def. Samuel Paquette (Cornell) [1-16], 3-6, 6-4, 10-6 (Round 1 Qualifiers)
Sanil Jagtiani def. David Gorshein (Army), 6-4, 6-0 (Round 2 Qualifiers)
Justas Trainauskas (FDU) def. Sanil Jagtiani, 6-2, 6-1 (Main Draw Round 1)
Djordje Janackovic def. Sam Feldman (Brown), 6-2, 6-4 (Round 1 Qualifiers)
Gieuseppe De Camelis (St. John’s) def. Djordje Janackovic, 6-1, 6-1 (Round 2 Qualifiers)
Alan Jesudason def. Zach Lim (Penn), 6-4, 6-4 (Main Draw Round 1)
Max Westphal (Columbia) [5-8] def. Alan Jesudason, 6-4, 6-4 (Main Draw Round 2)
SANIL JAGTIANI/DJORDJE JANACKOVIC
Sanil Jagtiani/Djordje Janackovic def. James/Guberman (St. John’s), 8-3 (Qualifiers Round 1)
Kleiman/Learner (Lehigh) def. Sanil Jagtiani/Djordje Janackovic (Qualifiers Round 2)
MATVEY RADIONOV/XANDY HAMMITT
Matvey Radionov/Xandy Hammitt def. Trevor Masi/Manuel Alonso (Niagra), 8-3 (Main Draw Round 1)
Simon Wibler/Cheng Tang (Buffalo) def. Matvey Radionov/Xandy Hammitt, 8-3 (Main Draw Round 2)
ALEX DE SOUSA/ALAN JESUDASON
Alex De Sousa/Alan Jesudason def. Michael Pawlowicz/Shourya Verma (Binghamton), 8-3 (Main Draw Round 1)
Alex Kotzen/Jayden Templeman (Columbia) [1-8] def. Alex De Sousa/Alan Jesudason, W/O
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