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After Upset of No. 2 Seed, Hu & Yeung Fall at ITA All-American Championships

Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson
Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson

TULSA, Okla. – After defeating the No. 2 seed and No. 3 overall doubles pair Hugo Dojas and Felipe Soares of Texas Tech, Harvard men's tennis duo Nicky Hu and Brian Yeung fell in round two of the 2015 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men's All-American Championships.

Thursday, Hu and Yeung – tied for No. 37 in the ITA preseason rankings – took out Dojas and Soares 6-4, 6-3. Against No. 39 Chi Shan Jao and Dominik Koepfer of Tulane, the Crimson took the first set 7-5, before dropping the second set, 7-6 (5). Jao and Koepfer wrapped the win with a third set tiebreak 1-0 (8).

Hu and Yeung were the only team from the northeast region to be directly accepted to one of college tennis' grand slam events. 

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