Brown Visits for Crimson Men's Tennis' Final Home Match
Sophomore Joshua Tchan won his singles and doubles matches Friday at Yale (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).
No. 65 Harvard returns home to face Brown in its final home match of the season. The dual will be the 80th all-time meeting between the two teams.
In 79 meetings, Harvard has lost to Brown just six times, holding a 73-6 series lead. Harvard edged Brown, 4-3, Feb. 19 in the first round of the ECAC Indoor Championship at the Murr Center Tennis Courts.
Following a 5-2 victory at Yale Friday, the Crimson will be looking to earn back-to-back Ivy League wins for the first time this season. Junior Alistair Felton increased his team-leading win total to 21 Friday with a victory against Yale at the No. 4 spot, his first time playing there this season.
The Bears (14-6, 1-4 Ivy League) fell to Dartmouth at home Friday, 4-3. Brown opened the spring season with five straight dual wins before falling to Harvard in the first round of the ECAC Indoor Championship. The Bears are 4-0 against similar non-conference opponents with Harvard, defeating Boston University, Davidson, Quinnipiac and Binghamton
Last Time Out
Momentum carried Friday from doubles to singles play for No. 65 Harvard (14-9, 3-2 Ivy League), as the players who won their doubles matches also won their singles contests, helping the Crimson defeat Yale, 5-2. Friday's win over Yale is Harvard's 10th in a row in the series and pushes the Crimson's advantage to 64-26 all-time against the Bulldogs. Friday's dual was the 90th meeting between the two teams.
The Crimson will wrap up the regular season Wednesday with a match at Dartmouth scheduled for 3 p.m.