Men's Tennis

YSU Wins Three Singles Matches in Tough Loss at Toledo

Dawoud Kabli
Dawoud Kabli

Toledo, Ohio -- The Youngstown State men's tennis team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 match to Toledo on Saturday night. YSU picked up wins in three singles matches and dropped two in three sets against the Rockets.

Five of the six singles matches went to three sets.

Toledo (10-6) won all three doubles matches to claim the point before the Penguins (3-3) tried to rally in singles play.

Posting three-set wins after dropping their first sets were Silviu Mistreanu, Dawoud Kabli and Zeeshan Ismail while Tariq Ismail and Max Schermin fell in three.

At No. 2, Mistreanu came-from-behind to defeat Nick Wong 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-2. At. No 4. Kabli overcame a first-set defeat to win 5-7 (6), 6-4, 6-3 to beat Bryant Duzik. Zeeshan Ismail ralled from a 6-2 loss in set one to win 6-3, 6-3 over Ben Brocker.

At No. 1 singles, Tariq Ismail lost 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3) to Tomas Stillman while Toledo's Terence Weigand beat Schmerin 5-7, 6-2, 6-2. At No. 6 singles, the Rockets' Mircea Dimofte beat Rodrigo Campos 7-6 (6), 6-4.

YSU returns to action on Friday when they host IPFW at Noon at the Boardman Tennis Center.

Toledo 4, Youngstown State 3

1. Leo Sarria/Stillman (TOL) def. T. Ismail/Kabli (YSU), 8-5
2. Weigand/Wong (TOL) def. Z. Ismail/Mistreanu (YSU), 8-6
3. Grant Adams/Garrett Cona (TOL) def. Schmerin/Campos (YSU), 8-2

1. Tomas Stillman (TOL) def. T. Ismail (YSU), 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-6(3)
2. Mistreanu (YSU) def. Nick Wong (TOL), 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-2
3. Terence Weigand (TOL) def. Schmerin (YSU), 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
4. Kabli (YSU) def. Bryant Dudzik (TOL), 5-7(6), 6-4, 6-3
5. Z. Ismail (YSU) def. Ben Brocker (TOL), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
6. Mircea Dimofte (TOL) def. Campos (YSU), 7-6(6), 6-4