Tariq Ismail Continues Strong Start With Win over IPFW

Boardman -- Tariq Ismail improved to 4-0 this spring, but the Youngstown State men's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to IPFW on Friday night at the Boardman Tennis Center. Ismail picked up a 6-2, 6-2 win over IPFW's Francisco Sigaud. It was his first straight set win of the spring after starting the campaign with three three-set wins.

The Penguins dropped the doubles point and the Mastadons won the remaining five singles matches.

The Penguins will be back in action when they play host to Niagara at the Boardman Tennis Center on Sat., Feb. 6.

IPFW 6, YSU 1

Doubles

1. Francisco Sigaud/Felipe Gama (IPFW) d. Tariq Ismail/Felipe Rosa (YSU) 8-2
2. Junya Saruta/Luis Sanado (IPFW) d. Robert Emig/Chris Leson (YSU) 8-5
3. IPFW earns win by default

Singles

1. Tarig Ismail (YSU) d. Francisco Sigaud (IPFW) 2-6, 2-6
2. Felipe Gama (IPFW) d. Felipe Rosa (YSU) 6-4, 6-4
3. Luis Sanado (IPFW) d. Rob Emig (YSU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Junya Saruta (IPFW) d. Chris Leson (YSU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Eduardo Sztrajtman (IPFW) Matt McElroy (YSU) 6-1, 6-0
6. IPFW wins by default