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Bulldogs Register 7-0 Victory Past Bradley

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Release: April 06, 2012
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PEORIA, Ill. - Notching its sixth-consecutive victory, the Drake men's tennis team posted a 7-0 win over Bradley on Friday (April 6).

The tandem of junior Jean Erasmus (Windhoek, Namibia) and sophomore Robin Goodman (Cambridge, England) clinched the doubles tally for the Bulldogs at the No. 2 position, downing Ahmed Albitar and Hamish Weerasinghe, 8-3.

Freshman Ben Mullis (Leicestershire, England) pushed Drake's lead to 2-0 in singles following his 6-2, 6-0 victory past Justin Abrams at No. 6.

Goodman added a 6-2, 6-1 win over Arthur Romanet at No. 5 to stretch the Bulldogs' advantage to 3-0.

Sealing Drake's fourth-straight 7-0 decision, at the top court, was junior Anis Ghorbel (Sfax, Tunisia), who dispatched Albitar, 7-5, 6-0.

The Bulldogs garnered victories at the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 positions from junior James McKie (Edinburgh, Scotland), senior Jonathan Hadash (Lapid, Israel) and freshman Alen Salibasic (Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina) to close out their victory total on the day.

After dropping the second set in his showdown with Weerasinghe at the No. 2 slot, McKie notched a 10-0 super tiebreaker win to collect a 6-1, 4-6, 10-0 triumph.

Hadash bested Ashton Kalhorn at No. 3, 6-2, 7-5, before Salibasic edged Juan Diego Cuadrado at the No. 4 hole, 7-6 (1), 5-7, 10-7.

Drake closes the road portion of its schedule with a 1:00 p.m. match at Illinois State on Saturday (April 7).

NO. 46 DRAKE (19-2, 2-0 MVC) DEF. BRADLEY (9-12, 0-1 MVC), 7-0

APRIL 6, 2012 • PEORIA, ILL.

SINGLES:

No. 1 Anis Ghorbel (DU) def. Ahmed Albitar (BU), 7-5, 6-0

No. 2 James McKie (DU) def. Hamish Weerasinghe (BU), 6-1, 4-6, 10-0

No. 3 Jonathan Hadash (DU) def. Ashton Kalhorn (BU), 6-2, 7-5

No. 4 Alen Salibasic (DU) def. Juan Diego Cuadrado (BU), 7-6 (1), 5-7, 10-7

No. 5 Robin Goodman (DU) def. Arthur Romanet (BU), 6-2, 6-1

No. 6 Ben Mullis (DU) def. Justin Abrams (BU), 6-2, 6-0

Order of finish: (6,5,1,2,3,4)

DOUBLES:

No. 1 Ghorbel/McKie (DU) def. Abrams/Cuadrado (BU), 8-2

No. 2 Jean Erasmus/Goodman (DU) def. Albitar/Weerasinghe (BU), 8-3

No. 3 Cesar Bracho/Salibasic (DU) def. Kalhorn/Romanet (BU), 8-7 (7)

Order of finish: (1,2,3)

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