Salazar, Eskenazi not enough in HVIAC Semifinals loss to Berkeley

Salazar, Eskenazi not enough in HVIAC Semifinals loss to Berkeley

CORONA, NY – Pratt Institute's men's tennis season came to an end Friday night with a 6-3 loss to Berkeley College in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Semifinals at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center.

The Knights took two of three doubles matches, followed by four of six singles games. Senior Eli Eskenazi teamed with Simon Salazar for an 8-1 second doubles win and knocked off Raj Mopoundza 10-1 in No. 3 singles.

Salazar, meanwhile, blanked Berkeley's Andrea Massigiani 10-0 in No. 4 singles, but the Knights took every other point, with John Wilson besting Pratt's Ben Erickson 10-10, 8-6 in top singles.

After finishing 3-1 in HVIAC play and earning a share of first place, the Cannoneers end 2017 at 5-4 overall.