Aussunno is a Sophomore from Sao Paulo, Brazil
Anderson cruises past NewberryFebruary 22, 2009
NEWBERRY, S.C. - The Newberry College men’s tennis team fought hard be fell to No. 15 Anderson Saturday, 8-1. Newberry’s lone win came from the doubles tandem of Lucas Mattos (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Maxim Sukharev (Vilnius, Lithuania). They played solid tennis in route of an 8-6 victory over Stephane Murray and Popilini. It is the team’s first doubles win of the season. In other doubles action, Renato Ausscunno and Philip Pakenbusch defeated Jeremy Smith (Durban, South Africa) and Felipe Sobrinho (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), 9-8 (7-1); and the team of Ilya Zakaharov and Bakelarov defeated Pavle Popovic (Belgrade, Serbia) and Mark Boswell (Piedmont, S.C.), 8-1. In singles play, Pakenbusch defeated Sukharev (6-1, 6-1); Murray defeated Mattos (6-3, 6-4); Baskerov defeated Smith (6-7 (3-7), 6-1, 10-5); Ausscuno defeated Sobrinho (6-0, 6-0); Zakaharov defeated Popvic (6-2, 6-3); and Popilini defeated Boswell (6-1, 6-0). Anderson next plays on 02/28 at USC-Aiken.