The University of Wisconsin mens tennis team wrapped up the Michigan Invitational, held in Ann Arbor, Mich. today, winning four singles matches against Western Michigan University. Three of the wins came from Badger newcomers Jeremy Sonkin, Elliott Bisnow, and Brian Ko.
Brian Ko, a walk-on from New Jersey, debuted for UW this weekend. Kos first appearance for Wisconsin was a memorable one, as he was the sole Badger to go undefeated through the Invitational. Today he beat Western Michigans, Bryan Norville, 6-4, 6-4. Ko previously defeated Mike Brown, of Michigan State, 6-1, 6-0, and Yuichi Uda, of Notre Dame, 7-5, 0-6, 6-4.
At No. 2 singles Jeremy Sonkin defeated the Broncos Tommy Dennis, 6-3, 6-2. Sonkin concluded play with a 2-1 record, beating Cameron Marshall, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 of Michigan State on Saturday. Fellow Freshman Elliott Bisnow also picked up his second win of the tournament today, defeating Western Michigans Brady Crosby, 6-7(8), 6-2, 7-6(1).
Junior Mark Weinig ended the invite with a win, as he beat, Alex Birchmeier, 6-4, 6-4. Senior Captain Alex Kasarov battled to three sets with the Broncos Jose Orozco, but fell 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-3. Jordan Raemisch also fell in three to Jeff French, 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-0.
Wisconsin returns to Ann Arbor, Mich. on Thursday for the ITA-Midwest Regional Championships.