October 20, 2008

Garland and Gardner Advance to ITA Regional Doubles Finals

Oct. 20, 2008

NEW HAVEN, CT - Seniors Noah Gardner (Cambridge, MA) and Sam Garland (Bradenton, FL) have advanced to the ITA Regional Doubles final, hosted by Yale. The duo will face top-seeded Chijoff-Evans and Clayton of Harvard on Tuesday at noon. Several other Bears had successful runs at the tournament with sophomore Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF) advancing to the finals in the singles backdraw. Classmate Jonathan Pearlman (New York, NY) advanced to the quarterfinals in singles action before eventually falling to #1-seeded Chris Clayton of Harvard.

Singles
First Round
Ugur Atalay (George Washington) def. Sam Garland (Brown) 6-3, 7-5
Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) - BYE
Alex Faust (Princeton) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 7-6, 3-6, 6-3
Martin MacIntyre (Colgate) def. Noah Gardner (Brown) 6-3, 6-3
Adam Schwartz (Penn) def. Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) 6-1, 6-2
Second Round
Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Matt Gordon (Fairleigh Dickinson) 6-3, 7-5
Third Round
Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Guillaume St. Maurice (Penn State) 6-4, 6-4
Fourth Round
Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Phil Law (Penn) 6-4, 6-2
Quarterfinals
Chris Clayton (Harvard) def. Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) 6-4, 6-2

Double
First Round
Au/Gorham (Brown) def. Fife/Jaklitsch (Cornell) 8-4
Pearlman/Posner (Brown) def. Hayes/Mangham (Harvard) 9-7
Gardner/Garland (Brown) def. Samuelson/Gross (Georgetown) 8-3
Second Round
Capkovic/Vuckovic (Princeton) def. Au/Gorham (Brown) 9-7
Bourchier/Lee (Penn State) def. Pearlman/Posner (Brown) 8-6
Gardner/Garland (Brown) def. Caldwell/Samaha (Yale) 8-5
Third Round
Gardner/Garland (Brown) def. Doppelt/Goldstein (Cornell) 8-5
Quarterfinals
Gardner/Garland (Brown) def. Laalej/Law (Penn) 9-8
Semifinals
Gardner/Garland (Brown) def. Ermokov/Vergosin (Harvard) 8-5

Singles Backdraw
First Round
Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Ricky Dove (Hartford) 6-2, 6-2
Erik Kreutzer (BC) def. Andrew Yazmer (Brown) 6-3, 6-3
Filip Rams (Temple) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 6-1, 6-3
Second Round
Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Ricardo Velasquez (Temple) 6-3, 6-2
Quarterfinals
Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Fassi-Fehri (Stony Brook) 7-5, 6-2
Semifinals
Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Erik Blumenkranz (Yale) 6-3, 7-6