Men’s Tennis Concludes Play at Ivy Plus and Yale Tournaments

Men’s Tennis Concludes Play at Ivy Plus and Yale Tournaments

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Brown men's tennis team opened up the season over the weekend at the Ivy Plus Tournament at the Lenz Tennis Center and at the Yale Tournament at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center (Sept. 22-24). At the Ivy Plus Tournament, junior Charles Tan (Austin, Texas), sophomore Jacob Walker (Bethesda, Md.) and sophomore Peter Litsky (St. Petersburg, Fla.) had strong showings, all reaching the semifinal of their respective draws on Saturday. At the Yale Tournament, junior Austin Hearst (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) knocked off Penn's Matthew Lambert on Sunday, 6-4, 2-6, 10-3.

A total of 21 teams competed in the tournaments, which included Baylor, Boston University, Brown, Bryant, Buffalo, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Fairfield, Florida, Harvard, Marist, Monmouth, UNC Asheville, Penn, Penn State, Princeton, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Yale.

IVY PLUS
Singles
Tiger Draw - senior Jack Haworth (Corby, England)
No. 57 Lev Kazakov (Cornell) def. Haworth, 6-1, 6-1
Hao Sheng Koay (Buffalo) def. Haworth, 6-4, 6-1
Ziqi Wang (Yale) def. Haworth, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-5)

Nassau Draw - senior Aaron Sandberg (Hudson, Ohio)
Luca Wiedenmann (Tennessee) def. Sandberg, 6-2, 6-1
Jean Thirouin (Harvard) def. Sandberg, 7-5, 6-2
Kial Kaiser (Princeton) def. Sandberg, 2-6, 3-6 ret.

Cordish Draw - sophomore Jacob Walker (Bethesda, Md.)
Walker def. Jeff Zucker (Penn), 7-5, 6-0
Walker def. Davey Roberts (Princeton), 6-2, 6-2
Timothy Wang (Columbia) def. Walker, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5

Cordish Draw - junior Charles Tan (Austin, Texas)
Tan def. Alejandro Estrada (Monmouth), 6-2, 7-5
Tan def. Kabir Sarita (Princeton), 6-2, 7-5
Villhelm Fridell (Buffalo) def. Tan, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3

Lenz Draw - sophomore Peter Litsky (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Litsky def. R.J. Sands (Penn), 6-2, 6-2
Litsky def. Andrew Rogers (Tennessee), 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 6-4
Lucas Koelle (Harvard) def. Litsky, 6-1, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5)
Christos Antonopoulos def. Litsky, 6-1, 6-4

Doubles
Black Doubles - Haworth and Walker
Thirouin/Lee (Harvard) def. Haworth/Walker, 8-5
Broom/Martin (Dartmouth) def. Haworth/Walker, 8-4

Pagoda Doubles - Sandberg and Litsky
Belga/Patten (Florida/UNC Asheville) def. Sandberg/Litsky, 8-2
Sentay/Antonopoulos (Penn State) def. Sandberg/Litsky, 8-6
Benton/Mayronne (South Carolina) def. Sandberg/Litsky, 8-5

Jadwin Doubles - Tan and Virginia Tech's George Cartledge
Pompan/Sands (Penn) def. Tan/Cartledge, 8-6
Rimondini/Grunberger def. Tan/Cartledge, 8-4
Roberts/Tso (Princeton) def. Tan/Cartledge, 8-5


YALE TOURNAMENT
Singles
Garland Draw - freshman Ching Lam (Sai Kung, Hong Kong)
Evan Bynoe (Cornell) def. Lam, 6-4, 6-1
Stefan Doehler (Yale) def. Lam, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Constantin Zoske (Harvard) def. Lam, 7-6 (7), 6-4

Chace Draw - junior Mladen Mitak (Zagreb, Croatia)
Fedor Andrienko (Yale) def. Mitak, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Gilbert Jaeger (Dartmouth) def. Mitak, 6-2, 6-4
Mitak def. Michael Peters (Harvard), 7-5, 6-4

Chace Draw - senior Anthony Arocho (Norridge, Ill.)
Roko Glasnovic (Dartmouth) def. Arocho, 2-6, 7-6 (10), 7-6 (5)
Arocho def. Rudolf Kurz (Marist), 6-2, 4-6, 10-8

Knapp Draw - freshman Ben Collier (Darien, Conn.)
Jorge Ortiz-Garcia (Bryant) def. Collier, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 7-6 (4)
Collier def. Robert Smithline (Penn), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Collier def. Trent Massam (Bryant), 6-1, 6-4

Foote Draw - freshman Teddy van Eck (Rye, N.Y.)
First Round Bye
van Eck def. Alan Sou (Yale), 5-7, 7-6 (1), 6-2
Jorge Ortiz-Garcia (Bryant) def. van Eck, 6-0, 7-5
van Eck def. Grant Pertile (Bryant), 7-6 (3), 6-1

Foote Draw - sophomore Will Bader (New York, N.Y.)
First Round Bye
Grant Pertile (Bryant) def. Bader, ret.

Foote Draw - junior Austin Hearst (Mamaroneck, N.Y.)
First Round Bye
Xavier Gonzalez (Harvard) def. Hearst, 6-4, 6-2
Hearst def. Matthew Lambert (Penn), 6-4, 2-6, 10-3 

Doubles
Wilder Draw - Arocho and Collier

Arocho/Collier def. Zoske/Zhou (Harvard), 8-5
Doehler/Andrienko (Yale) def. Arocho/Collier, 8-4

Wilder Draw - Lam and Mitak
Lam/Mitak def. Orban/Edwards (Fairfield), 8-3

Slocum Draw - Hearst and van Eck
First Round Bye
Solomon/Ball (Harvard) def. Hearst/van Eck, 8-2
Gutierrez/Simhadri (BU) def. Hearst/van Eck, 8-3


The Bears next host the Brown Invitational, running Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1. Boston College, Boston University, Bryant, Colgate and Villanova will be competing at College Hill.