UW Health Sports Medicine 

Badgers Bang Up Boilermakers



The Wisconsin mens tennis team captured its first Big Ten Conference dual victory of the season on Sunday, as it upset No. 75 Purdue in a 5-2 decision, at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium. UW improved its record to 6-9 on the season and 1-3 in the Big Ten. The Boilermakers dropped to 6-9 overall and 1-3 in conference play.

The Badgers swept the doubles phase of the match, to capture the doubles point. 32nd- ranked duo senior co-captain David Hippee and junior Alex Kasarov toppled Dave Robinson and Troy Havens, 8-4, at the No. 1 spot, while senior co-captain Scott Green and freshman Pete Amundson defeated Sonak Chatterjee and Filip Koziell, 8-6 at No. 2.

Sophomores Ward Bortz and Mark Weinig took down Paul Rose and Warren Scott, 8-7 (8), in the tiebreaker at the third slot.

In singles, Wisconsin took four of the six match-ups. Finishing first for the UW, Hippee handled Chatterjee 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 3 spot. He was followed by Bortz, who tackled Robinson 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4.

Also posting wins for the Badgers, Weinig defeated Collin Foster 6-1, 6-4, and at the No. 1 spot, Kasarov downed Rose, 7-6, 2-6, (10-5), in the superbreaker.

Wisconsin aims to keep the momentum going as they take to the road this weekend. The Badgers will face Iowa and Minnesota on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

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