Suffolk's men's tennis team upset Emerson in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference match Saturday, 6-3. The Rams have not beaten Emerson since at least the 2002 season.
Suffolk won four of six singles matched and two doubles matches to take the win. Pedro Soares won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-4. At No. 3, Chris Delisi won, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Rodions Podgorbunskihs won at No. 4, 6-1, 7-5. Greg Garrison won at No. 6 in three sets, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4. No. 1 singles player Andres Fanjul lost in two sets and No. 5 singles Jared Orkin lost in three sets.
At No. 1 doubles, Fanjul and Podgorbunskihs lost a tie breaker to lose the match, 9-8. Delisi and Soares teamed at No. 2 to win, 8-1 and Orkin and Garrett Freeman won at No. 3, 8-4.
The Rams are now 7-1 overall, 3-1 in GNAC matches with two matches remaining, a non-conference match at Curry on Thursday and a conference home match against Norwich on Saturday, April 21 at 4 p.m. at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School.
The GNAC Tournament semifinals begin Thursday, April 26 with the finals scheduled for Saturday, April 28.