PRINCETON, N.J. – The Harvard men's tennis team (6-4) earned a 4-0 win over Yale (4-3) in its second dual match of the ECAC Championships, hosted by Princeton. The Crimson bounced back quickly from a tough loss to the Tigers, winning the doubles point for the second straight day.
Harvard's top pair of Kenny Tao and Brian Yeung earned a convincing 6-2 win over Yale's Alex Hagermoser and Stefan Doehler. Then Christopher Morrow and Logan Weber clinched the doubles point with a 7-5 win over Photos Photiades and Tyler Lu in the No. 3 spot.
In singles play, Yeung earned his first singles victory of the weekend, defeating Dylan King, 6-2, 6-3. Then in No. 3 singles Andy Zhou won a hard fought three-setter against Yale's Ryan Cheng – 3-6, 6-1, 7-5. Grant Solomon clinched the match for Harvard, rallying from down one set to earn a 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 win.
Harvard will close out the ECAC Championships against Penn tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 p.m.
1) Kenny Tao (Harvard) vs. Tyler Lu (Yale), 3-6, 6-4, 4-3 (DNF)
2) Brian Yeung (Harvard) def. Dylan King (Yale), 6-2, 6-3
3) Jean Thirouin (Harvard) vs. Stefan Doehler (Yale), 6-4, 3-6, 3-4 (DNF)
4) Andy Zhou (Harvard) def. Ryan Cheng (Yale), 6-3, 6-3
5) Grant Solomon (Harvard) def. Andrew Heller (Yale), 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
6) Samuel Beren (Harvard) vs. Dennis Wang (Yale), 7-5, 2-6, 5-5 (DNF)
1) Tao/Yeung (Harvard) def. Alex Hagermoser/Doehler (Yale), 6-2
2) Thirouin/Michael Peters (Harvard) vs. King/Cheng (Yale), 5-5 (DNF)
3) Christopher Morrow/Logan Weber (Harvard) def. Photos Photiades/Lu (Yale), 7-5