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Sophomore Rowan Isaaks won at No. 5 singles Friday at WMU
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Phoenix Suffers 4-3 Road Loss at Western Michigan

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Release: February 14, 2014
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By: Ryan Hartwig (@GBHartwig)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s tennis team (6-4) dropped a 4-3 decision to Western Michigan (6-3) on Friday evening at the West Hills Athletic Club, kicking off a stretch of three matches in a three-day span.

The Phoenix and Broncos split the six singles contests, but the hosts swept the doubles point to start the match, which proved to be the difference maker.

Picking up singles victories for Green Bay were Michael Tenzer (Neuried, Germany), Leopold Gomez Islinger (Weiden, Germany) and Rowan Isaaks (London, England).  Tenzer earned a come-from-behind win at the No. 2 spot, beating WMU’s Andrew Cahn 5-6, 6-2, 6-4, Gomez Islinger beat Ruben Greiner 6-4, 6-1 at No. 3, and Isaaks also battled to a comeback win at No. 5, beating Michael Treis 1-6, 6-4, 6-2.

The Broncos won all three doubles contests, including two of them in tiebreakers. Green Bay’s freshly-ranked (No. 40) duo of Tenzer and Howard Scott (Exeter, England) fell 6-5 (5) at the top spot, while Isaaks and Gomez Islinger dropped a tight 6-5 (4) decision at No. 3.

Green Bay is back in action on Saturday morning in Kalamazoo, taking on IPFW at 9 a.m. The Phoenix then heads to Ohio to take on Toledo on Sunday at noon.

Western Michigan 4, Green Bay 3
Doubles
No. 1 – Nadin Indre/Stephen Payne (WMU) def. No. 40 Michael Tenzer/Howard Scott (GB) 6-5 (7-5)
No. 2 – Andrew Cahn/Michael Treis (WMU) def. Joey Leto/Michael Tebon (GB) 6-1
No. 3 – Jim Beckwith/Ruben Greiner (WMU) def. Rowan Isaaks/Leopold Gomez Islinger (GB) 6-5 (7-4)

Singles
No. 1 – Nadin Indre (WMU) def. Howard Scott (GB) 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 – Michael Tenzer (GB) def. Andrew Cahn (WMU) 5-6, 6-2, 6-4
No. 3 – Leopold Gomez Islinger (GB) def. Ruben Greiner (WMU) 6-4, 6-1
No. 4 – Jim Beckwith (WMU) def. Joey Leto (GB) 6-3, 6-4
No. 5 – Rowan Isaaks (GB) def. Michael Treis (WMU) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
No. 6 – Pablo Mora (WMU) def. Jorge Gonzalez (GB) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2

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INSIDE MEN'S TENNIS
SCHEDULE
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Friday , February 12
Men's Tennis 
at No. 23 Minnesota
6:00 PM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Friday , February 26
Men's Tennis 
vs. UW-Whitewater
6:30 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , March 05
Men's Tennis 
at No. 74 Wisconsin
11:00 AM
Madison, Wis.
 
Friday , March 11
Men's Tennis 
at Sacramento State Invite
TBA
Sacramento, Calif.
 
Tuesday , March 15
Men's Tennis 
at No. 75 Fresno State
12:00 PM
Fresno, Calif.
 
Wednesday, March 16
Men's Tennis 
at Nevada
1:00 PM
Reno, Nev.
 
Sunday , March 27
Men's Tennis 
vs. Detroit
10:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , April 09
Men's Tennis 
vs. Valparaiso
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , April 10
Men's Tennis 
vs. UIC
2:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Saturday , April 16
Men's Tennis 
at Youngstown State
TBA
Youngstown, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 17
Men's Tennis 
at Cleveland State
TBA
Cleveland, Ohio
 
Saturday , April 23
Men's Tennis 
at Wright State
3:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
 
Sunday , April 24
Men's Tennis 
at Northern Kentucky
TBA
Covington, Ky.
 
Friday , April 29
Men's Tennis 
at HL Championships
TBA
Ann Arbor, Mich.
 
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