October 9, 2010

Army Invitational Begins for Bulldogs

New Haven, Conn. – The Yale men's tennis team traveled to West Point, N.Y., Saturday for the first day of competition at the Army Invitational.  The Bulldogs played singles and doubles matches against Army and St. Bonaventure. 

The Elis won three of four matches in singles play against Army.  Marc Powers defeated Asika Isoh 7-5, 6-2, Daniel Hoffman bested Tripp Johnson 6-3, 6-4, and Zachary Dean beat Alex Holland 7-5, 6-3.

In singles play against St. Bonaventure, the Bulldogs also pulled off three victories.  John Huang, Kyle Dawson, and Tommy Ratchford all won against the Bonnies. 

The doubles team of Hoffman and Powers pulled off the Bulldogs sole doubles win of the day, an 8-0 shutout of Army's Johnson and Isoh.

Tournament play will continue Sunday morning at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center.

 

Results:

1. Asika Isoh (A) def. Chris Post (B), 7‐6, 4‐6, 10‐6  

2. Tripp Johnson (A) def. Enric Larregola (B), 7‐6, 7‐5  

3. Mikhail Sudakov (B) def. Henry Jang‐Milsten (A), 4‐6, 6‐3, 10‐3  

4. Elliot Faushel (B) def. Rommel Verano (A), 2‐6, 6‐4, 10‐8  

5. Luis Guevara (B) def. Rashad Shelton (A), 6‐4, 7‐6 (11‐9)  

6. Allen Xu (A) def. Oscar Yanez (B), 1‐6, 6‐4, 10‐6  

  

1. Marc Powers (Y) def. Asika Isoh (A), 7‐5, 6‐2  

2. Daniel Hoffman (Y) def. Tripp Johnson (A), 6‐3, 6‐4  

3. Henry Jang‐Milsten (A) def. Ryan Berman (Y), 6‐4, 6‐1  

4. Zachary Dean (Y) def. Alex Holland (A), 7‐5, 6‐3  

5. Rashad Shelton (A) def. Joshua Cook (A), 6‐1, 6‐4  

6. Allen Xu (A) def. Evan Kowalski (A), 6‐4, 6‐2  

  

1. John Huang (Y) def. Chris Post (B), 6‐3, 6‐4  

2. Enric Larregola (B) def. Jordan Abergel (Y), 4‐6, 6‐2, 10‐2  

3. Mikhail Sudakov (B) def. Patrick Chase (Y), 6‐3, 6‐3  

4. Kyle Dawson (Y) def. Elliot Faushel (B), 6‐2, 6‐3  

5. Shaffer (Y) def Luis Civevara (B), 6‐4, 6‐4  

6. Tommy Ratchford (Y) def Oscar Yanez (B), 7‐6 (4), 6‐4  

  

1. Larregola/Sudakov (B) def. Huang/Abergel (Y), 9‐7  

2. Post/Faushel (B) def. Chase/Dawson (Y), 8‐4  

3. Yanez/Guevara (B) def. Shaffer/Ratchford (Y), 8‐3  

  

1. Powers/Hoffman (Y) def. Johnson/Isoh (A), 8‐0  

2. Holland/Jang‐Milsten (A) def. Berman/Dean (Y), 9‐8, 7‐4  

3. Shelton/Xu (A) def. Cook/Kowalski (A), 8‐2  

 

report filed by Alex Milvae '12, Yale Sports Publicity