UW Men's Tennis is Defeated by No. 5 Duke in Second Round of USTA/ITA Tournament

Feb. 17, 2001

SEATTLE, Wash. - The 19th-ranked Washington men's tennis team lost to fifth-ranked Duke in the second round of the USTA/ITA National Team Indoor Championships by a score of 0-4. Washington earned a victory from doubles play from Husky duo Jeremy Berman and Andy Posavac, but couldn't hold on, losing both the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches.

In singles play, Matt Hanlin, Andrej Bizjak, and Marius Lunde all suffered losses, while Berman, Posavac, and Ari Strasberg did not finish their matches.

Washington will face Florida in the consolation round at 8 p.m. in the Nordstrom Tennis Center tomorrow night.

SINGLES1.	Phillip King (DU) d. Matt Hanlin (UW) (6-1, 6-3)2.	Ramsey Smith (DU) d. Andrej Bizjak (UW) (7-6, 7-5)3.	Andy Posavac (UW) vs. Marko Cerenko (DU) DNF4.	Jeremy Berman (UW) vs. Andres Pedroso (DU) DNF5. 	Joel Spicher (DU) vs. Ari Strasberg (UW) DNF6. 	Alex Bose (DU) d. Marius Lunde (UW) (7-6, 6-3)

DOUBLES 1. Jeremy Berman/Andy Posavac (UW) d. Ramsey Smith/Mike Yahi (8-5)2. Andres Pedroso/Ted Rueger (DU) d. Dillon Ruby/Ari Strasberg (UW) (8-6)3. Cerenko/King (DU) d. Matt Hanlin/Michael Rubin (UW) (8-4)

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