The Yale Men's Tennis team faced off against Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon at home and will continue their spring season at the ECAC Indoor Championships starting February 15th. Yale defeated Quinnipiac 7-0, full match results are posted at the bottom of this page.
The Bulldogs were challenged early on in the match, with two of the three doubles matches coming down to their respective set tiebreakers. Junior Ryan Cheng and sophomore Cody Lin made quick work of their opponents at the No. 2 doubles spot, cruising to a 6-1 victory. However, the Nos. 1 and 3 doubles matches would come down to the wire. Senior Captain Nathan Brown and first year Arnav Dhingra fell 7-6 at the No. 3 spot but a 7-6 win from the dynamic duo of junior Dylan King and first year Michael Sun sealed the doubles point for Yale.
King kept the momentum going for the Bulldogs, breaking away early with a 6-1, 6-2 victory at the No. 2 position. Sophomore Alan Sou showcased his development this season with a 6-3, 6-4 victory at the No. 6 spot and Dhingra triumphed by a similar margin on the No. 4 court. Both will continue to be valuable assets to this young Yale team as the season goes on, along with Cody Lin, who won his match at the No. 5 position 7-6, 7-5. Ryan Cheng and Michael Sun were able to conclude a perfect day for the Bulldogs with respective wins at the Nos. 3 and 1 positions.
Report by Andrew Heller '20, Yale Sports Publicity
King/Sun (Yale) def. Martinovic/Stern (Quinnipiac) – 7-6
Cheng/Lin (Yale) def. Zaretsky/Yannone (Quinnipiac) – 6-1
Cachapero/Magalit (Quinnipiac) def. Dhingra/Brown (Yale) – 7-6
Sun (Yale) def. Zaretsky (Quinnipiac) – 7-6, 7-5
King (Yale) def. Martinovic (Quinnipiac) – 6-2, 6-1
Cheng (Yale) def. Magalit (Quinnipiac) – 6-2, 7-5
Dhingra (Yale) def. Cachapero (Quinnipiac) – 7-6, 6-3
Lin (Yale) def. Moore (Quinnipiac) – 7-6, 7-5
Sou (Yale) def. Yannone (Quinnipiac) – 6-3, 6-4
Brown (Yale) def. Schick (Quinnipiac) – 6-2, 6-3
Wang (Yale) def. Alexander (Quinnipiac) – 6-3, 7-6