Monmouth University fell to St. John's

The Hawks ended their streak with a 4-3 loss on Wednesday

by Lorenzo Ciotti
Monmouth University fell to St. John's
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Monmouth University men's tennis team suffered a setback, losing after an important streak in a hard-fought battle to St. John's with the final score of 4-3, Wednesday afternoon at the USTA National Tennis Center.

As mentioned, the loss ended the Hawks' five-game winning streak. The Hawks will return home for four home games starting with Marist on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Despite singles victories by Mateo Bivol, Adam Hillerby and Alex Martinez Sanz, the Hawks were unable to secure a doubles point or victory over the Johnnies.

Bivol won his sixth consecutive singles match while Hillerby extended his personal singles streak to 13.

Men's singles:

1. Mateo Bivol (MON) def. Martin Bugaj (STJ) 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-3
2. Adam Hillerby (MON) def. Carl Gustavsson (STJ) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
3. Ignacio Vinas (STJ) def. Gabriel Berner (MON) 1-6, 6-3, 7-5
4. Alex Martinez Sanz (MON) def. Leonardo Mileikowsky (STJ) 3-6, 6-1, 6-0
5. Danilo Raicevic (STJ) def. Gabriel Busato (MON) 7-5, 6-4
6. Ryota Kaneda (STJ) def. Christof Zeiler (MON) 6-4, 6-4

Men's doubles:

1. Carl Gustavsson and Leonardo Mileikowsky (STJ) def. Mateo Bivol and Alex Martinez Sanz (MON) 6-3
2. The match between Martin Bugaj and Ignacio Vinas (STJ) against Gabriel Berner and Adam Hillerby (MON) remained unfinished 5-4
3. Adam Groves and Ryota Kaneda (STJ) def. Gabriel Busato and Christof Zeiler (MON) 6-1

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