Bears Open 2008-2009 Season at Two Different Tournaments

Sept. 19, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI/FLUSHING, NY - The Brown men's tennis team opened its 2008-2009 season at two different tournaments this weekend; the Northeast Intercollegiate at Brown, and the USTA Invitational in New York. Senior Chris Lee (Sudbury, NY) led the Bears, winning both matches he played at the USTA Invitational, one in the #1 singles flight and one in the #1 doubles flight.

Northeast Intercollegiate (Brown results only)
#1 Singles
Zach Hascoe (Bucknell) def. Andrew Yazmer (Brown) 6-2, 6-2
Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) def. Michael Vann (BC) w/o
#2 Singles
Jimmy Crystal (Brown) def. Alex Leeser (Villanova) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
#1 Doubles
Gorham/Yazmer (Brown) def. Vanvelzer/Kriester (Army) 8-4
Henny/Denny (FDU) def. Gorham/Yazmer (Brown) 8-4

USTA Invitational (Brown results only)
#1 Singles
Chris Lee (Brown) def. Peter Capkovic (Princeton) 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5)
Bram ten Berge (Mississippi) def. Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) 6-4, 6-2
Jeff Dawson (Yale) def. Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) 6-3, 5-7, 10-8
#3 Singles
Ari Gayer (Dartmouth) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4
John Fife (Cornell) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-2, 6-3
John Lewis (Alabama) def. Sam Garland (Brown) 7-6 (5), ret.
Haig Schneiderman (Columbia) def. Sam Garland (Brown) w/o
Davis Mangham (Harvard) def. Noah Gardner (Brown) 6-4, 6-2
Noah Gardner (Brown) def. Calvin Bennett (Yale) 6-3, 6-4
#4 Singles
Alex Vasin (Penn) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 6-0, 7-5
Jeff Friedman (Dartmouth) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 3-6, 6-4, 10-6
#1 Doubles
Lee/Posner (Brown) def. Clayton/Chijoff-Evans (Harvard) 9-8 (7-5)
Gardner/Garland (Brown) def. Doppelt/Goldstein (Cornell) 8-6 #2 Doubles
Felton/Kalfayan (Harvard) def. Pearlman/Au (Brown) 8-6