St. Louis, Mo., March 25, 2016 – The No. 12-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team used a double sweep to propel the Bears to a 6-0 win over Rhodes College Friday afternoon at the Tao Tennis Center in St. Louis.
WashU improved to 5-2 with the win, while Rhodes fell to 6-6.
Match-by Match Results:
1. John Carswell/Josh Cogan (WASHU) def. Eliot Blatt/Greyson Brilliant (RHO) 8-4
2. Tyler Kratky/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHU) def. Daniel Olivier/Sean Hogan (RHO) 8-3
3. Jake Klein/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHU) def. Sairam Gudiseva/Albert Vacheron (RHO) 8-3
1. John Carswell (WASHU) def. Eliot Blatt (RHO) 6-2, 4-6, 13-11
2. Johnny Wu (WASHU) vs. Albert Vacheron (RHO) 6-1, 3-3, unfinished
3. Tyler Kratky (WASHU) vs. Henry Barrett (RHO) 6-3, 1-2, unfinished
4. Jake Klein (WASHU) vs. Daniel Olivier (RHO) 6-3, 3-1, unfinished
5. Josh Cogan (WASHU) def. Sean Hogan (RHO) 6-1, 6-3
6. Maheesh Challapalli (WASHU) def. Sairam Gudiseva (RHO) 6-3, 6-0
• WashU led after doubles play for the fifth time this season.
• The Bears are 4-0 at home this season and 106-4 in the last 12 years.
• Carswell is undefeated (6-0) in singles in dual matches.
• Kratky upped his career win total to 97, three shy of 100.
• Cogan upped his career win total to 60 with two victories Friday.
Up Next: WashU hosts NCAA Division II Bellarmine University Saturday, March 26, at 11 a.m. The match will be played at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park.