Men's Tennis Falls to No. 2 Emory in UAA Semifinals

Men's Tennis Falls to No. 2 Emory in UAA Semifinals

Altamonte Springs, Fla., April 27, 2018– No. 4 seed Washington University in St. Louis suffered a 5-4 defeat to No. 1 seed and defending conference champion Emory University Friday in the semifinals of the 2018 University Athletic Association (UAA) Men's Tennis Championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla. 

Emory improved to 16-3 with the win, while WashU fell to 14-8. The Eagles take on No. 2 seed University of Chicago in the championship match Saturday at 9 a.m. (ET).

Match-by-Match Results
Doubles:
1.#12 Jason Haugen/Konrad Kozlowski (WASHUM) def. #21 Scott Rubinstein/James Spaulding (EUM) 8-5
2. Adrien Bouchet/Max Renke (EUM) def. Bernardo Neves/Radha Vishnubhotla (WASHUM) 8-6
3. #16 Jonathan Jemison/Hayden Cassone (EUM) def. Johnny Wu/Benjamin vander Sman (WASHUM) 8-4 

Singles:
1. Johnny Wu (WASHUM) def. #4 Jonathan Jemison (EUM) 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 2-0, retired
2. Bernardo Neves (WASHUM) def. #40 Hayden Cassone (EUM) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
3. Alec Josepher (EUM) def. Benjamin vander Sman (WASHUM) 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
4. #44 Adrien Bouchet (EUM) def. Jason Haugen (WASHUM) 6-3, 6-4
5. Andrew Harrington (EUM) def. Daniel Li (WASHUM) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
6. J.J. Kroot (WASHUM) def. Scott Rubinstein (EUM) 6-2, 7-5 

Notes:
• WashU was appearing in the UAA semifinals for the 23rd-straight year
• The Bears trailed after doubles play for the ninth time this season
• WashU is 8-8 this season against nationally-ranked opponents
• Emory (No. 2) and WashU (No. 10) are both ranked in the top-10 nationally
• Wu is five victories shy of 100 for his career
• Wu is 4-4 against nationally-ranked players in singles
• The ranked win for Haugen and Kozlowski was their third of the season
• Haugen moved into 17thplace on the all-time wins list (110) 
• Neves picked up his 90thcareer win

Up Next:
WashU takes on No. 3 seed and ninth-ranked Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday at 9 a.m. (ET) in the third-place match. The Bears lost to Carnegie Mellon 5-4 on March 11 in Claremont, Calif.