Men’s Tennis Gets Past No. 13 Chicago and No. 25 UW-Whitewater

Men’s Tennis Gets Past No. 13 Chicago and No. 25 UW-Whitewater

St. Louis, Mo., April 11, 2015 – The No. 5-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team rallied from a 4-1 deficit with four singles victories to record a 5-4 win over No. 13 University of Chicago Saturday morning at Dwight Davis Tennis Center.

Washington U. also posted a 7-2 win over No. 25 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in its second match of the day to improve to 15-4.

#5 WashU 5, #15 Chicago 4
Doubles

1. Sabada, Deepak/Bhargava, Ankur (UCM) def. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) 8-5
2. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Hawkins, Max/Leung, Peter (UCM) 8-3
3. Liu, David/Chua, Nicolas (UCM) def. Josh Cogan/Parker Chang (WASHUM) 9-8 (7-3)

Singles
1. #1 Chua, Nicolas (UCM) def. John Carswell (WASHUM) 6-1, 6-1
2. #37 Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Kranz, Sven (UCM) 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
3. #45 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) def. Sabada, Deepak (UCM) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
4. #14 Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Leung, Peter (UCM) 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-2
5. #26 Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. #49 Tsai, Luke (UCM) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4
6. #27 Liu, David (UCM) def. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) 6-1, 6-3

#5 WashU 7, #25 UW-Whitewater 2
Doubles
1. Jeremy Bush/Ross Putterman (WASHUM) def. Ben Shklyar/Michael Treis (UWW-M) 8-3
2. Kevin Chu/Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. Jake Humphreys/Sebastian Lauterbach (UWW-M) 8-5
3. R. Rajshekhar Raman/Michael Schnarr (UWW-M) def. Josh Cogan/Parker Chang (WASHUM) 8-4

Singles
1. John Carswell (WASHUM) def. Jake Humphreys (UWW-M) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
2. Michael Treis (UWW-M) def. #45 Jeremy Bush (WASHUM) 6-1, 6-4
3. #14 Tyler Kratky (WASHUM) def. Zane Navratil (UWW-M) 6-4, 6-2
4. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) def. R. Rajshekhar Raman (UWW-M) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
5. #26 Kevin Chu (WASHUM) def. Ben Shklyar (UWW-M) 6-2, 6-0
6. Shaun Berman (WASHUM) def. Michael Schnarr (UWW-M) 6-1, 5-7, 11-9

Notes:
• The Bears trailed after doubles play for the fourth-straight match and eighth time this season against Chicago.
• The Bears are 11-4 against nationally ranked teams.
• WashU is 7-0 at home this season and 99-4 in the last 11 years.
• Head coach Roger Follmer picked up career win No. 248 and No. 249.
• Sophomore Jeremy Bush won his 70th career match vs. UW-Whitewater.
• Junior Tyler Kratky picked up his 50th career singles win and 75th overall victory.
• Senior Kevin Chu has won five-straight singles match and is 9-1 in his last 10.
• The Bears are 17-2 at No. 4 and No. 6 singles this season.

Up Next: The Bears play their final two home matches Saturday, April 18, against No. 36 Coe College at 11 a.m. and NCAA Division II No.19 Northwest Missouri State University at 4 p.m.