Gophers Run Past Boilers

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Diego Acosta won his singles match at No. 3 on Sunday.
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Diego Acosta won his singles match at No. 3 on Sunday.
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April 14, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS - The No. 58 Purdue men’s tennis team suffered a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the No. 40 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday. The Boilermakers dropped the doubles point and four singles matches.

Purdue (16-9, 3-6 B1G) fell to 0-8 when it loses the doubles point. Rok Bonin and Juan Pablo Ramirez first defeated Diego Acosta and Aaron Dujovne at No. 2, 8-2. The Gophers clinched the point with an 8-5 win at No. 1 as Mathieu Froment and Jack Hamburg knocked off Krisztian Krocsko and Szymon Tatarczyk.

Minnesota (11-9, 7-2) continued its success in singles. The No. 45 singles player in the country, Bonin, was first as he knocked off Mark Kovacs, 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1. Next was Ruben Weber as he pushed the Gopher lead to 3-0 by knocking off Mateus Silva, 6-4, 6-2, at No. 6. The Boilermakers got on the board with a win at No. 5. Krocsko defeated Ramirez, 6-4, 6-3.

The Gophers clinched the point with a win at No. 2. The No. 81 player in the country, Leandro Toledo, held on to beat Tatarczyk, 7-6 (1), 6-4. The Boilermakers picked up their second singles win with a victory at No. 3. Acosta defeated Hamburg, 6-2, 3-6, 2-1 ret. Minnesota wrapped up the match as Froment beat Dujovne at No. 4, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

The Boilermakers wrap up Big Ten regular season play this weekend with a trip to Northwestern before hosting Illinois.

Tennis Match Results
April 14, 2013
Minneapolis, Minn.
Baseline Tennis Center

#40 Minnesota 5, #58 Purdue 2


Doubles

1. Froment/Hamburg (MINN) def. Krocsko/Tatarczyk (PUR) 8-5
2. Bonin/Ramirez (MINN) def. Acosta/ Dujovne (PUR) 8-2
3. Kovacs/Poziomski (PUR) def. Frueh/Toledo (MINN) 8-5

Singles
1. #45 Rok Bonin (MINN) def. Mark Kovacs (PUR) 6-0, 6-2
2. #81 Leandro Toledo (MINN) def. Szymon Tatarczyk (PUR) 7-6 (7-1), 6-4
3. Diego Acosta (PUR) def. Jack Hamburg (MININ) 6-2, 3-6, 2-1 retired
4. Mathieu Froment (MINN) def. Aaron Dujovne (PUR) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
5. Krisztian Krocsko (PUR) def. Juan Pablo Ramirez (MINN) 6-4, 6-3
6. Ruben Weber (MINN) def. Mateus Silva (PUR) 6-4, 6-2

Order of Finish

Doubles: 2, 3, 1
Singles: 1, 6, 5, 2, 3, 4