Hicham Belkssir

Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Topped by Penn State, 7-0

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Temple men's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to in-state rival Penn State on Saturday. The Owls are now 12-4 on the season.

The Nittany Lions swept the Owls in all three doubles sets before going on to win all six singles flights. Florian Mayer was the only Temple player to take his set into a tiebreaker, but ultimately fell to Nika Dolidze, 6-3, 6-7 (57), 1-0(11-9).

The Owls will remain on the road as they travel to Lehigh on March 23 at 4:00 p.m.


7 Penn State, 0 Temple
 
Doubles:
1. David Kohan/Christian Lutschaunig (PSU) def. Hicham Belkssir/Vineet Naran (Temple), 6-1.
2. Matt Galush/Constant De La Bassetiere (PSU) def. Artem Kapshuk/Santiago Canete (Temple), 6-4
3. Roman Trkulja/Zach Lieb (PSU) def. Florian Mayer/Uladzimir Dorash (Temple), 6-4.
 
Singles:
1. Leo Stakhovsky (PSU) def. Artem Kapshuk (Temple), 6-1, 6-3.
2. Matt Barry (PSU) def. Santiago Canete (Temple), 6-0, 7-5.
3. Aws Laaribi (PSU) def. Uladzimir Dorash (Temple), 6-1, 6-1.
4. Tomas Hanzlik (PSU) def. Nicolas Paulus (Temple), 6-2, 6-1.
5. Nika Dolidze (PSU) def. Florian Mayer (Temple), 6-3, 6-7 (57), 1-0(11-9).
6. Marc Collado (PSU) def. Hicham Belkssir (Temple), 6-0, 7-6 (75).

Order of Finish
Doubles: 
1, 2, 3
Singles: 3, 4, 1, 2, 6, 5
 
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