Green Bay Drops 6-1 Decision at Purdue Saturday

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Release: February 27, 2011
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Christoph Hopfe won at No. 4 singles on Saturday against Purdue.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay men's tennis team fell 6-1 on the road Saturday night to Big Ten opponent Purdue at the Schwartz Tennis Center, moving its record to 5-3 on the season.

Sophomore Christoph Hopfe (Castrop-Rauxel, Germany) picked up the lone singles win for the Phoenix, fighting his way to a victory at the No. 4 spot over Purdue's Eric Ramos. The sophomore won the first set 7-5 before dropping set number two 2-6. Hopfe then prevailed in the third set tiebreaker 7-5 for the win.

Junior Paul Swanson (Coon Rapids, Minn.) took Purdue's Mark Kovacs to a third set tiebreak at No. 3 singles, winning the second set 6-2 after falling 6-1 in the opener. Kovacs then won the tiebreaker 6-3 to secure the 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 victory.

In doubles action, Green Bay's Erik Finkenbrink (Duelman, Germany) and Josh Oothoudt (Minot, N.D.) paired up for a win at No. 2, defeating Kovacs and Ramos 8-7 (7-5).

The Green Bay men's tennis squad returns to action Sunday at 3 p.m. against Eastern Illinois in Milwaukee on the campus of Marquette University.

Purdue 6, Green Bay 1
Singles

1. Szymon Tatarczyk (PUR) def. Erik Finkenbrink (GB) 6-4, 6-4
2. Krisztian Krocski (PUR) def. Craig Cox (GB) 6-4, 6-2
3. Mark Kovacs (PUR) def. Paul Swanson (GB) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
4. Christoph Hopfe (GB) def. Eric Ramos (PUR) 7-5, 2-6, 7-5
5. Aaron Dujovne (PUR) def. Fabian Gogolin (GB) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3
6. Pawel Poziomski (PUR) def. Josh Oothoudt (GB) 7-6, 6-2

Doubles
1. Tatarczyk/Kroscko (PUR) def. Cox/Gogolin (GB) 8-2
2. Finkenbrink/Oothoudt (GB) def. Kovacs/Ramos (PUR) 8-7 (7-5)
3. Poziomski/Dujovne (PUR) def. Hopfe/Wesley (GB) 8-4

INSIDE MEN'S TENNIS
SCHEDULE
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Friday , September 19
Men's Tennis 
at Purdue Invitational
TBA
West Lafayette, Ind.
 
Thursday , September 25
Men's Tennis 
at ITA All-American Championships
TBA
Tulsa, Okla. (Tulsa)
 
Friday , September 26
Men's Tennis 
at Western Michigan Invitational
TBA
Kalamazoo, Mich.
 
Thursday , October 16
Men's Tennis 
at ITA Midwest Regionals
TBA
Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan)
 
Friday , January 23
Men's Tennis 
at Illinois
9:00 AM
Champaign, Ill. (Illinois)
 
Men's Tennis 
at Ball State
3:00 PM
Champaign, Ill. (Illinois)
 
Friday , January 30
Men's Tennis 
at Minnesota
11:00 AM
Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Sunday , February 01
Men's Tennis 
vs. UW-Whitewater
9:00 AM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Men's Tennis 
vs. Cardinal Stritch
12:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , February 08
Men's Tennis 
at Detroit
TBA
Detroit, Mich.
 
Friday , February 13
Men's Tennis 
vs. Toldeo
6:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , February 15
Men's Tennis 
vs. DePaul
TBA
Green Bay, Wis.
 
Sunday , February 22
Men's Tennis 
at Marquette
12:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis.
 
Saturday , February 28
Men's Tennis 
at Louisville
TBA
Louisville, Ky.
 
Men's Tennis 
at IUPUI
TBA
Louisville, Ky.
 
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