10SBALLS SALUTES THE U.S. NAVY FOR HONORING JOSEPH RAPHAEL HUNT TENNIS CHAMPION WITH A COLLEGE EVENT

Written by: on 25th September 2017
Print This Post Print This Post
Men's Tennis Action
10SBALLS SALUTES THE U.S. NAVY FOR HONORING JOSEPH RAPHAEL HUNT TENNIS CHAMPION WITH A COLLEGE EVENT  |

WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University men’s tennis team had an outstanding weekend at the Joe Hunt Invitational hosted by the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The squad saw three singles players win their flights as well as two doubles teams from the Hilltop.

 

In the A flight, senior Peter Beatty (Portland, Ore./Middlesex School) ran his way through the flight going 4-0 including a 7-5, 6-4 victory in the final. He battled to get there with a 6-7 (4), 7-6 (6), 6-1 win over Andrew Ton from Navy in the semifinal.

 

The C flight was won by freshman Connor Lee who cruised through the bracket going 4-0, all in two sets. He defeated Matthew Lee from Navy in the final by a score of 7-5, 6-4.

 

The D flight guaranteed a Hoya winner with junior Michael Chen (Holmdel, N.J./Holmdel) and freshman Charlie Sharton (Wayland, Mass./Wayland) battling in the final for the title. It was Sharton who eventually came out on top with the 6-4, 7-6 (5) victory. Taking third in the flight was freshman Luke Ross (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Dustin Britton from Delaware.

 

In doubles play, the pair of Chen and Lee took the B flight defeating a duo from Mary Washington in the final by a score of 7-6 (4). The C flight was won by Ross and junior Will Sharton (Wayland, Mass./Wayland). The pair defeated teammates sophomore Josh Marchalik (East Brunswisk, N.J./East Brunswick/Amherst) and senior Mac Rechan (Clayton, Mo./Clayton) by a score of 6-4.

 

Overall, Georgetown went 30-11 in singles and 16-3 in doubles for the tournament.

 

The Hoyas will be back in action on Oct. 20-22 as the squad travels to Lynchburg, Va., for ITA Regionals.

 

 

Topics: , , , , , ,





10sBalls Top Stories

In Case You Missed It

10SBALLS • TENNIS SHARES RICKY’S BEST ATP MATCHES OF 2017: NO. 8 IS DJOKOVIC VS. MURRAY IN DOHA thumbnail

10SBALLS • TENNIS SHARES RICKY’S BEST ATP MATCHES OF 2017: NO. 8 IS DJOKOVIC VS. MURRAY IN DOHA

Djokovic and Murray have gone head-to-head in their fair share of five-setters over the years, but for the most the encounters between these two former world No. 1s are lacking just a bit in the departments of quality and competitiveness.
TENNIS 10SBALLS SHARES RICKY’S BEST ATP MATCHES OF 2017: NO. 9 IS SHAPOVALOV VS. NADAL IN MONTREAL thumbnail

TENNIS 10SBALLS SHARES RICKY’S BEST ATP MATCHES OF 2017: NO. 9 IS SHAPOVALOV VS. NADAL IN MONTREAL

Over the next week, Ricky is counting down his top 10 men's matches of the year, in order from No. 10 all the way down to No. 1. It continues at No. 9 with a third-round showdown at the Montreal Masters between Denis Shapovalov and Rafael Nadal.
TENNIS • 10SBALLS SHARES RICKY’S BEST ATP MATCHES OF 2017: NO. 10 IS THIEM VS. DIMITROV IN MADRID thumbnail

TENNIS • 10SBALLS SHARES RICKY’S BEST ATP MATCHES OF 2017: NO. 10 IS THIEM VS. DIMITROV IN MADRID

Over the next week, Ricky is counting down his top 10 men's matches of the year, in order from No. 10 all the way down to No. 1. It begins with a clay-court battle at the Madrid Masters between Dominic Thiem and Grigor Dimitrov.
ATP TENNIS STAR RAFAEL NADAL ENJOYING WATCHING GOLF IN THE BAHAMAS thumbnail

ATP TENNIS STAR RAFAEL NADAL ENJOYING WATCHING GOLF IN THE BAHAMAS

The tennis portion of Rafael Nadal's offseason in between the 2017 and 2018 campaigns will begin in short order, but last weekend the it involved his second favorite sport: golf. Well, perhaps golf is his third favorite sport if you consider fishing a sport.
TENNIS NEWS • MIAMI OPEN TO MOVE TO MIAMI, MAYBE thumbnail

TENNIS NEWS • MIAMI OPEN TO MOVE TO MIAMI, MAYBE

The sun will set on the Miami Open's 31-year run on Key Biscayne. The Miami Open baseline will be moving near the Miami Dolphins goal line in 2019—if Miami-Dade commissioners approve the move.