Men's Tennis

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Men's Tennis Rolls Past Emerson, 9-0

Men's Tennis Rolls Past Emerson, 9-0

BABSON PARK, Mass.—Five different players won in both singles and doubles as Babson College easily defeated visiting Emerson College, 9-0, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's tennis action on Saturday afternoon at Farwell Courts.

With the win, Babson is now 7-8 overall and 2-1 in conference play, while Emerson falls to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the NEWMAC.

First-year Alberto De Mendiola (San Jose, Costa Rica) and sophomore Brandon Rosenbluth (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) rolled to an 8-1 win at number one doubles, while junior Ben Roque (Coral Gables, Fla.) and first-year Jonathan Ben-Rey (Las Vegas, Nev.) picked up an 8-2 victory at number two. Junior Connor Chin (Lexington, Mass.) and first-year Dylan Pace (Atherton, Calif.) completed the sweep in doubles with an 8-1 triumph at number three.

The Beavers continued to dominate in singles, earning all six points in straight sets. De Mendiola was a 7-5, 6-1 winner at number one, Rosenbluth cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 result at number two and Chin picked up a 6-4, 6-2 victory at number three. Ben-Rey and Pace dropped just one game apiece at fifth and sixth singles, while first-year Scott Riester (Lynnfield, Mass.) finished off the shutout with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at number six.

Both teams return to action on Wednesday as Babson travels to Coast Guard at 3:30 p.m., while Emerson visits Wheaton at 4 p.m.

MATCH NOTES
•    De Mendiola and Rosenbluth, who are the ninth-ranked doubles team in the ITA northeast regional rankings, have won eight straight matches together at number one.
•    Riester picked up his first career dual-match victory by virtue of his 6-0, 6-0 result at number six singles.

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