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Columbia Bests Yale 4-3

Columbia Bests Yale 4-3

NEW YORK, NY. - The Yale men's tennis team (9-9, 1-2 Ivy) lost 4-3 to the Columbia Lions (7-12, 1-2 Ivy) on Saturday. The Bulldogs captured the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2, but were just edged out by the Lions in the singles matches.

Despite wins from sophomores John Huang and Daniel Hoffman at No. 2 and No. 3 singles, the Bulldogs were unable to capture another singles point for the win. However, all the other matches were hard-fought, finishing in three sets.

The Bulldogs will play Cornell on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Ithaca.

report by Courtney Kaplan '13, Yale Sports Publicity



 Position  Yale University  Columbia University  Winner  Score
 #1 Singles  Marc Powers  Haig Schneiderman  Columbia University  6-0, 3-6, 6-2
 #2 Singles  John Huang  Cyril Bucher  Yale University  6-2, 6-1
 #3 Singles  Daniel Hoffman  Nathaniel Gery  Yale University  7-5, 6-1
 #4 Singles  Erik Blumenkranz  John Yetimoglu  Columbia University  4-6, 7-6, 7-6
 #5 Singles  Joel Samaha  Tizian Bucher  Columbia University  6-4, 4-6, 6-4
 #6 Singles  Jordan Abergel  Rajeev Deb-Sen  Columbia University  6-3, 2-6, 6-2
 #1 Doubles  Daniel Hoffman
 Marc Powers
 Cyril Bucher
 Tizian Bucher
 Yale University  8-1
 #2 Doubles  Erik Blumenkranz
 Joel Samaha
 Haig Schneiderman
 Rajeev Deb-Sen
 Yale University  8-4
 #3 Doubles  Calvin Bennett
 John Huang
 John Yetimoglu
 Nathaniel Gery
 Columbia University  8-4