Yale Men's Tennis: Three Bulldogs Reach Finals of USTA Invitational

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Zachary Dean. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

FLUSHING, N.Y. – The Yale men's tennis team competed in its second day of tournament play at the National Tennis Center for the USTA Invitational. Three Bulldogs advanced to the final round: junior Zachary Dean and sophomores Patrick Chase and Tommy Ratchford.

Dean will play the finals of the  "G" Singles Draw against G.W.'s Richard Blumenfeld at 10 a.m. Dean advanced to the finals of the "G" Singles Draw, winning all three matches in straight sets and besting No. 2 seed Peter Svarka from FDU in the semifinals (6-4; 6-3).

Chase and Ratchford will play the finals of the "D" Doubles Draw at 9 a.m. against Tim Klanke and Jacob Leser from Brown.

Complete tournament results can be found here.


Report issued by Courtney Kaplan '13, Yale Sports Publicity