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Markusic Wins Twice in Men’s Tennis’ Home Finale

Markusic Wins Twice in Men’s Tennis’ Home Finale

PHILADELPHIA – Borna Markusic won twice on the afternoon, as the University of the Sciences men's tennis team closed out its first season at its new home, the Hamlin Center, with a 6-1 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) loss to Post on Saturday afternoon. 

Markusic and Sahas Chandragiri defeated their first flight opponents 7-5 for their third straight win together. 

Markusic is now atop the team with eight doubles wins, while Chandragiri is now tied for second with seven. 

Markusic then won 6-4, 6-0 in at No. 1 singles, his team-leading ninth singles victory of the year.

Jack Kosiorowski's second flight singles match was the only one to go three sets, where the freshman would fall 3-6. 

University of Sciences closes out its season this Wednesday with a 3:30 p.m. match at Jefferson. 

Results

Singles

1. Borna Markusic (USCI_M) def. Jonathan Compres (POSTMT) 6-4, 6-0

2. Nino Krneta (POSTMT) def. Jack Kosiorowski (USCI_M) 6-3, 0-6, 6-3

3. Konstantin Belov (POSTMT) def. Nathan Nguyen (USCI_M) 7-5, 6-1

4. Samuel Urban (POSTMT) def. Sahas Chandragiri (USCI_M) 6-1, 6-1

5. Alexandre Romieu (POSTMT) def. Rakesh Chamala (USCI_M) 6-1, 6-1

6. Ivan Rajevac (POSTMT) def. Evan Halperin (USCI_M) 7-5, 6-3

Doubles

1. Borna Markusic/Sahas Chandragiri (USCI_M) def. Samuel Urban/Ivan Rajevac (POSTMT) 7-5

2. Jonathan Compres/Nino Krneta (POSTMT) def. Nathan Nguyen/Jack Kosiorowski (USCI_M) 6-2

3. Konstantin Belov/Alexandre Romieu (POSTMT) def. Evan Halperin/Rakesh Chamala (USCI_M) 6-2