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2017-18 Harvard Men's Tennis News

  • Tao Tabbed ITA Northeast Senior Player of the Year
    May 21, 2018
    TEMPE, Ariz. – Concluding a remarkable final season with the Crimson, senior co-captain Kenny Tao of the Harvard men’s tennis team was named the ITA Northeast Senior Player of the Year, as announced by the organization today. Tao helped lead the Crimson to its 25th NCAA Tournament appearance this year, finishing the season with a 21-7 overall record and 4-3 mark in the Ivy League.
  • Solomon Receives Susan Anthony Potter Prize
    May 21, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Grant Solomon of the Harvard men’s tennis team has received a first-place prize for the Susan Anthony Potter Prize in Spanish Literature of the Golden Age awarded by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, as announced by the University today.
  • Legendary Men’s Tennis Head Coach Dave Fish ’72 to Retire
    May 15, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After 42 remarkably successful seasons as the Scott Mead ’77 Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Tennis, Dave Fish ’72 has announced his retirement.
  • No. 31 Men’s Tennis Falls to No. 10 USC In NCAA Second Round
    May 13, 2018
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The No. 31 Harvard men’s tennis team concluded its 2017-18 campaign this Sunday afternoon, falling 4-0 to the 10th-ranked USC Trojans in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Crimson ended its impressive season with a 21-7 overall record, while the Trojans improved to 19-8 and advanced to the NCAA Championships in Winston-Salem, N.C.
  • No. 31 Men’s Tennis Upsets No. 17 Oklahoma State in Round One of the NCAA Tournament
    May 12, 2018
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the 25th time in program history as a team, the No. 31 Harvard men’s tennis team upset No. 17 Oklahoma State today, defeating the Cowboys 4-2. The Crimson will move on to face the winner of USC vs. UC Santa Barbara in the second round of the tournament tomorrow, May 13 at 4 p.m. EST.
  • No. 31 Men’s Tennis Set to Open NCAA Tournament Against No. 17 Oklahoma State
    May 09, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the 25th time in program history, the No. 31 Harvard men’s tennis will compete in the 2018 NCAA Tournament this Saturday, May 12, as the Crimson heads to Los Angeles, Calif. to face No. 17 Oklahoma State in the first round. The Crimson and Cowboys will face off at 3 p.m. EST, prior to USC vs. UC Santa Barbara at 6 p.m. EST. The match will be available to stream on the Pac-12 Network.
  • Five Men’s Tennis Players Earn All-Ivy Accolades
    May 03, 2018
    PRINCETON, N.J. – After tallying a 20-win season for the first time since 2012, five members of the No. 34 Harvard men’s tennis team have received All-Ivy honors, as announced by the league today. Kenny Tao was named to the All-Ivy first team in both singles and doubles, while Logan Weber also earned first team honors in doubles. Andy Zhou was tabbed to the All-Ivy second team in singles, while Jean Thirouin and Robert Wrzesinski were named to the second team in doubles as well.
  • No. 34 Men’s Tennis to Face Oklahoma State in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament
    May 01, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Qualifying for NCAA Championship postseason play for the 25th time in program history, the Harvard men’s tennis team (20-6, 4-3 Ivy) has been selected to face Oklahoma State in the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament, as announced by the league at the NCAA Selection show today, May 1. The Crimson will travel to the University of Southern California to face the Cowboys the weekend of May 11-13.
  • No. 30 Men’s Tennis Secures 4-3 Victory over Penn in Regular Season Finale
    April 22, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 30 Harvard men’s tennis team concluded its regular season with a 4-3 victory over Penn today, April 22, at Beren Tennis Center. The Crimson secured its 20th win of the season to cap its overall record at 20-6, while registering a 4-3 mark in Ivy play and 12-1 at home.
  • Princeton Pushes Past No. 30 Men’s Tennis, 4-3
    April 21, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Falling for the first time on home court this season, the No. 30 Harvard men’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to Ivy League opponent Princeton today, April 21, at the Beren Tennis Center. Evening its conference record at 3-3, a string of crucial points down the stretch proved to be the deciding factor as the Tigers handed the Crimson only it’s sixth loss of the season. Harvard dropped just its sixth doubles point of the season after falling on courts one and two. Jean Thirouin and Robert Wrzesinski secured a 6-1 win in the No. 3 spot to start doubles play, but the Crimson were unable to edge Princeton as the Tigers grabbed the first point of the day.
  • No. 30 Men’s Tennis Set to Close Out Regular Season Hosting Princeton and Penn
    April 18, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 30 Harvard men's tennis team will wrap up its spring season this weekend, April 21-22, hosting Princeton and Penn. Both matches are slated to begin at 1 p.m., while the Crimson will honor the Class of 2018 prior to Sunday’s contest.
  • No. 29 Men’s Tennis Drops Close Match to Cornell
    April 15, 2018
    ITHACA, N.Y. – Despite a late match rally, the No. 29 men’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 loss in a hard-fought battle against Cornell today, April 15, at the Reis Tennis Center. The Crimson dipped to 3-2 in conference play and a 19-5 overall mark, while the Big Red improved to 1-3 in Ivy play.
  • No. 15 Columbia Edges No. 29 Men’s Tennis, 4-1
    April 14, 2018
    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The No. 29 Harvard men’s tennis team dropped a 4-1 decision to No. 15 Columbia today, April 14, at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center. The Lions handed the Crimson its first conference loss of the season as Harvard moves to 3-1 in Ivy play and 19-4 overall.
  • No. 29 Men’s Tennis Continues Ivy Play at No. 15 Columbia and Cornell
    April 11, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 29 Harvard men's tennis team will play its final two road contests of the season this weekend, April 14-15, traveling to Columbia and Cornell. Both matches are set to begin at 1 p.m. with Saturday’s contest against the Lions available on the Ivy League Network.
  • No. 28 Men’s Tennis Defeats Yale for Fifth-Straight Win
    April 08, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 28 Harvard men’s tennis team upped its win streak to five matches this afternoon, April 8, after defeating Yale, 4-3, at the Murr Center Tennis Courts. The Crimson inched closer to its first 20-win campaign since 2012, improving to 19-3 on the season, 11-0 at home and 3-0 in conference play.
  • No. 28 Men’s Tennis Battles Brown to 4-3 Win
    April 06, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The No. 28 Harvard men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to four matches today, April 6, after defeating Ivy League opponent Brown, 4-3. With the win, the Crimson improves to 18-3 this season and 2-0 in conference play.
  • No. 28 Men’s Tennis Prepares for Two Ivy League Contests
    April 05, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s tennis team will continue Ivy play this weekend, traveling to Brown on April 6, before returning home to face Yale on April 8. Friday’s contest is slated to begin at 2 p.m., while Sunday’s will start at 1 p.m and will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
  • Ivy League Enhances Exposure, Fan Experience with Long-Term ESPN Agreement
    April 04, 2018
    The Ivy League and ESPN have agreed to a long-term relationship to showcase Ivy League events through a variety of ESPN platforms, including at least 24 events annually on ESPN’s linear networks and more than 1,100 annually on ESPN+. This will include coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs.
  • No. 27 Men’s Tennis Shuts Out No. 32 Dartmouth in Ivy Opener, 4-0
    March 31, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Picking up its third-straight shutout and 10th home victory of the season, the No. 27 Harvard men’s tennis team earned a 4-0 win its in Ivy League opener this afternoon over No. 32 Dartmouth, March 31, at the Beren Tennis Center. The Crimson improved to 17-3, while the Big Green dropped to 14-5.
  • No. 27 Men’s Tennis Begins Ivy League Action with No. 32 Dartmouth
    March 28, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 27 Harvard men’s tennis team is set to begin Ivy League play this Saturday, March 31 at 2 p.m., welcoming No. 32 Dartmouth to the Beren Tennis Center. If the match is moved indoors, it will be played at the Murr Center Tennis Courts and be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
  • No. 27 Men’s Tennis Sweeps Doubleheader, Remains Undefeated at Home
    March 24, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its final two non-conference matches of the season, the No. 27 Harvard men’s tennis team (16-3) powered past Buffalo and Marist in back-to-back sweeps on Saturday, March 24 at the Murr Center Tennis Courts. The Crimson first swept past Buffalo, 4-0, before blanking Marist, 7-0, to conclude its doubleheader.
  • No. 27 Men’s Tennis to Host Doubleheader Saturday
    March 21, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its final weekend of non-conference play before Ivy League action begins, the No. 27 Harvard men’s tennis team will welcome Buffalo and Marist to Cambridge on Saturday, March 24. The Crimson is set for a doubleheader with dual matches slated to begin at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. Both contests will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.
  • No. 24 Memphis Knocks Off No. 25 Men's Tennis in Championship Finals of San Diego Spring Classic, 4-2
    March 18, 2018
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. - In a top-25 contest that was closely contested throughout, No. 24 Memphis came out on top over the No. 25 Harvard men's tennis team, 4-2, in the finals of the San Diego Spring Classic yesterday, March 17. The loss moved the Crimson to 13-3 on the season.
  • No. 25 Men’s Tennis Bests No. 37 Texas Tech 4-2 to Advance to San Diego Spring Classic Finals
    March 16, 2018
    SAN DEIGO, Calif. – The No. 25 Harvard men’s tennis team earned its second straight win of the weekend this afternoon at the University of San Diego, defeating No. 37 Texas Tech. The Crimson picked up a 4-2 win over the Red Raiders to improve to 14-2 on this season and advance to the finals of the San Diego Spring Classic tomorrow, March 17.
  • No. 25 Men’s Tennis Opens San Diego Spring Classic with a 5-1 Win Over San Diego State
    March 15, 2018
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The No. 25 Harvard men’s tennis team earned a convincing 5-1 victory over San Diego State in the opening round of the San Diego Spring Classic at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club this afternoon. Currently on a four-match winning streak, the win brought the Crimson to 13-2 on the season.
  • No. 25 Men’s Tennis Heads West for San Diego Spring Classic
    March 14, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 25 Harvard men’s tennis team is back in action this week after a two-week break, heading to California for the Mission Valley Spring Classic, March 15-17, in San Diego, Calif. Hosted by San Diego State, the Crimson will face the host Aztecs in the first round on Thursday, March 15 at 5:30 p.m. (EST). Other competitors in the tournament include No. 51 Arizona, No. 24 Memphis, Rice, No. 44 San Diego, San Diego State, No. 37 Texas Tech and No. 46 Utah State. 
  • No. 26 Men's Tennis Pulls Out 4-3 Win Over Northwestern, Completes Weekend Sweep
    February 25, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - After a number of closely contested sets throughout today's match, the No. 26 Harvard men's tennis team triumphed over Northwestern, 4-3, at the Murr Center Tennis Courts. Heading into a two week break on a high note, the Crimson moves to 12-2 this season.
  • No. 26 Men's Tennis Sweeps Friday Doubleheader
    February 24, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 26 Harvard men's tennis team improved to 11-2 this season after sweeping a pair of home court dual matches against No. 46 Old Dominion and Boston University today at the Murr Center Tennis Courts. The Crimson picked up 5-2 wins over both opponents.
  • No. 26 Men's Tennis Returns Home for Three Contests
    February 21, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - After placing second at the ECAC Championships last weekend, the No. 26 Harvard men's tennis team returns home to welcome Old Dominion and Boston University on Friday, Feb. 23 and Northwestern on Sunday, Feb. 25. Matches are slated to begin at 4 p.m., 8 p.m., and 2 p.m., respectively. All contests will be aired on the Ivy League Network.
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