Beltrame, Hu Advance to Semifinals of UTR Metro Open

Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson
Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Junior Sebastian Beltrame and senior captain Nicky Hu advanced to the semifinals in the UTR Metro Open over the weekend. The tournament featured former college players, teaching professionals, elite junior players and four local men's tennis squads.

Senior co-captain Conor Haughey and freshman Andy Zhou dropped matches in the second round. Seeded fourth, Beltrame lost to No. 2 seed Harshana Godamanna of Sportsmen's Tennis & Enrichment Center in Dorchester, Massachusetts (2-6, 1-2, retire).

Hu lost to the No. 2 seed and eventual winner Marcus Fugate from Rochester, New York (6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (10)). In the finals, Fugate bested Godamanna, 7-6, 7-6.     

The Crimson will be back in action this weekend at the Ivy Plus Tournament in Princeton, New Jersey.