2012-13 Yale Men's Tennis News

August 4, 2013
Bulldogs Again on Top in All-Academic and Scholar-Athlete Success
The Yale men's tennis team has extended its unmatched streak of receiving All-Academic Team honors by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) every year since 1996. Yale also boasts the highest number of ITA Scholar-Athletes of any Divison I program in the country for the 2012-13 season, with 10 honorees, showing that the team’s talents extend beyond the court.

June 11, 2013
Yale Achieves Second-Best Final National Ranking in 33 Years
That the 2012-13 season was one of the best in the history of the Yale men's tennis team was confirmed Wednesday when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its final national and regional rankings. Yale's finish at No. 57 in the country is the team's second-best final ranking in the 33 seasons of rankings available on the ITA website. The Elis also secured the No. 4 spot in the Northeast region, while three of Yale's outgoing seniors received individual recognition in the regional rankings.

May 29, 2013
Alan Schwartz ’52 Inducted into ITA Hall of Fame at 2013 Enshrinement Banquet
Former Yale men's tennis team captain Alan '52 was inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Men's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame on Wednesday, May 22, at the annual Enshrinement Banquet. The ceremony took place at the University of Illinois, where the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men's and Women's Tennis Championships were held. Schwartz, who was a three-year varsity letterman and captained the Bulldog squad in his senior year, is the ninth Yale-affiliated individual to receive this honor, and is the fourth to be inducted as a contributor.

May 5, 2013
Kyle Dawson Elected Captain for 2013-14 Season
The Yale men's tennis team gathered Thursday to elect its captain for the 2013-14 season, and the honor went to junior Kyle Dawson. He becomes the third person in his family to lead the Bulldog squad, with his two brothers having captained the Yale team in their senior years as well.

May 3, 2013
Three Seniors End Yale Careers in Fitting Fashion, Earn All-Ivy Honors
Three seniors on the Yale men's tennis team earned high honors on Thursday as the results of the balloting for All-Ivy recognition were released. In a fitting end to the trio's time at Yale, senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmates John Huang and Marc Powers all received selections.

May 1, 2013
Senior Class Sweeps Team Awards
The Yale men's tennis team gathered Sunday for its end-of-year banquet to honor those players who have displayed certain qualities both on and off the court during the season. All four seniors were honored with awards, a testament to the many contributions each of them has made to the team this year.

April 27, 2013
Elis Finish Season in Style with 4-3 Win over Brown
The Yale men's tennis team put the finishing touches on an exceptional season on Saturday with a strong comeback victory against an in-form group of players from Brown (14-10, 3-4 Ivy). The Elis refused to wilt after dropping the doubles point and stormed back to seal the 4-3 decision, one that sees the Bulldogs end the season with ten wins at home.

April 25, 2013
Exceptional Senior Class Features in Season Finale against Brown
Four talented seniors will play their final matches as Bulldogs on Saturday when the Yale men's tennis team takes on Brown (13-9, 2-3 Ivy) in the squad's final match of the 2012-13 season. No. 57 Yale (17-6, 3-3 Ivy) will be looking to cap off its superb season with a finish at No. 4 in the Ivy League standings. The match is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. at Yale's home courts.

April 21, 2013
Bulldogs Drop out of Ivy League Title Contention with Loss to No. 22 Harvard
The Yale men's tennis team dropped just its second home match of the season on Sunday in a 5-2 loss to No. 22 Harvard (17-4, 5-0 Ivy). Though the Crimson raced to a decisive 5-0 lead, senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmate John Huang managed to grind out three-set victories in singles.

April 19, 2013
Final Away Match Results in Victory for No. 57 Yale over Dartmouth, 5-2
The Yale men's tennis team signaled its desire to remain in contention for the Ivy League title on Friday with a strong win over Dartmouth (9-12, 1-4 Ivy). Playing at the Big Green’s courts, the Bulldogs secured the doubles point before capturing four wins in singles to seal the 5-2 victory.

April 18, 2013
Bulldogs Gearing Up for Critical Stage in Ivy League Play
With two weekends remaining in conference play, the Yale men's tennis team has reached a critical stage if it wants to keep its hopes of an Ivy League title alive. Currently ranked No. 4 in the Ivy League standings, No. 57 Yale (16-5, 2-2 Ivy) is preparing for its final away match of the season, which will be against Dartmouth (9-11, 1-3 Ivy) on Friday at 2:00 p.m. The Bulldogs will then have a day to rest before returning to their home courts on Sunday to challenge perennial rival No. 22 Harvard (16-4, 4-0 Ivy), with this match also beginning at 2:00 p.m.

April 14, 2013
Tough Outing for No. 65 Yale Ends with 6-1 Loss to No. 49 Columbia
Less than 24 hours after a physically and mentally taxing win over No. 51 Cornell on Saturday, the Yale men's tennis team was unable to overcome No. 49 Columbia (12-8, 3-2 Ivy) on Sunday at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center. After the Lions won a fierce battle for the doubles point, they sustained their momentum in singles play to complete a 6-1 victory.

April 13, 2013
Dean Staves off Two Match Points to Clinch Bulldog Upset over No. 51 Cornell
In a marathon match at Cornell's Reis Tennis Center on Saturday, the Yale men's tennis team defeated the Big Red in a pulsating finish thanks to incredible heroics from senior Zachary Dean. Playing in its third Ivy League match of the season, No. 65 Yale (16-4, 2-1 Ivy) narrowly lost the doubles point before roaring back in singles to seal the upset over No. 51 Cornell (12-7, 1-3 Ivy).

April 10, 2013
Important Pair of Ivy Matches Ahead for No. 65 Yale
The Ivy League season is in full swing, with all eight teams in action this upcoming weekend. The Yale men's tennis team is coming off a mixed opening weekend that saw the squad suffer a narrow defeat to No. 50 Princeton, only to rebound strongly to defeat Penn in its finest match of the season. The Bulldogs will look to carry this momentum into their match against No. 51 Cornell, which will take place on Saturday at the Big Red's Reis Tennis Center at 2:00 p.m. The following day, the Elis will play No. 49 Columbia at the Lions' Dick Savitt Tennis Center at 2:00 p.m.

April 7, 2013
No. 54 Yale Bounces Back with Masterful Performance against Penn
In what Alex Dorato, Cary Leeds Head Coach of Men's Tennis, called the Elis' "best match of the season," the Yale men's tennis team summoned its top form in a 7-0 sweep of Penn (8-8, 0-3 Ivy). Returning to play at their home courts less than 24 hours after a tough loss to No. 51 Princeton, the Bulldogs secured the doubles point before running away win the victory in singles.

April 6, 2013
No. 54 Yale Drops Ivy Opener to No. 51 Princeton, 5-2
In its first match of the Ivy League stretch, the Yale men's tennis team came up short against a streaking Princeton team despite showing a resilient fighting spirit. Playing on Saturday at Yale's home courts, No. 51 Princeton (13-4, 2-0 Ivy) held off a Bulldog fight-back in singles to record a 5-2 victory.

April 4, 2013
No. 54 Yale Surges into Ivy League Season on Four-Match Winning Streak
The Ivy League season has arrived, and the Yale men's tennis team finds itself in superb form on the eve of this year's opener against No. 51 Princeton. No. 54 Yale (14-3, 0-0 Ivy) will look to extend its current winning streak to five matches when the squad faces the Tigers at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Elis' home courts. The Bulldogs' second Ancient Eight match will take place less than 24 hours later, when they host Penn at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

March 30, 2013
No. 56 Yale Serves up 5-2 Win over St. John’s at National Tennis Center
In its last non-Ivy match of the season, the Yale men's tennis team impressed in a 5-2 triumph over St. John's on Saturday. Playing at the grandest of venues, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the site of the U.S. Open and the Red Storm’s home turf, the Elis put in a strong effort in singles to record its first victory of the season on a non-neutral surface away from home.

March 28, 2013
Rematch with St. John’s is Final Non-League Match for No. 56 Yale
After more than two months of home matches and out-of-state trips, the Yale men's tennis team finds itself just one match removed from the start of the Ivy League season. Facing off against their Ancient Eight rivals will still be far from the Bulldogs' minds, however, as this upcoming Saturday’s match will be a stern test for the Elis and an opportunity to gain considerable momentum heading into conference play. In just its third away match of the season, No. 56 Yale (13-3, 0-0 Ivy) will take on St. John's (2-11, 0-1 Big East) at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., at 1:00 p.m.

March 24, 2013
No. 51 Yale Rolls Past St. Bonaventure, 7-0
At this rate, the Yale men's tennis team might enter the Ivy League stretch having won 10 of its last 11 matches. With just one more match until conference play begins, the Bulldogs made it nine out of ten on Sunday afternoon, as they swept St. Bonaventure (4-9, 0-1 A-10) to extend their unbeaten streak at home to eight matches. The victory over the Bonnies came without the loss of a set in both singles and doubles.

March 23, 2013
No. 51 Yale Overcomes Binghamton for Seventh-Straight Victory at Home
The Yale men's tennis team defeated Binghamton 5-2 on Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center to remain perfect at home. The Elis recorded a pair of hard-fought wins in doubles before easing to four singles wins to secure the triumph, which comes just two weeks before the start of Ivy League play.

March 21, 2013
Bulldogs to Host Binghamton and St. Bonaventure
The Yale men's tennis team returns to the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center this weekend for its final two home matches before the start of conference play in April. No. 51 Yale (11-3, 0-0 Ivy) has won all six matches it has contested at home so far this season, and will look to maintain that streak heading into Ivy League play. The Bulldogs are scheduled to take on Binghamton on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and will then face St. Bonaventure on Sunday at 12:00 p.m.

March 17, 2013
Powers’ Heroics Clinch Bulldog Comeback against No. 55 Old Dominion, 4-3
The Yale men's tennis team wrapped up its spring break trip to North Carolina with a resounding 4-3 victory over No. 55 Old Dominion (11-5, 0-0 CAA) on Sunday. Playing at the home courts of UNC Wilmington, No. 50 Yale (11-3, 0-0 Ivy) lost the doubles point before staging a hard-fought comeback that climaxed with a third-set triumph by senior Marc Powers at No. 2 singles.

March 14, 2013
No. 50 Yale Off to Cracking Start in North Carolina, Bests Illinois State 6-1
The Yale men's tennis team got its spring break trip to the Tar Heel State off to the best possible start Wednesday with a solid 6-1 victory over Illinois State. Playing at a neutral site, the home courts of UNC Wilmington, No. 50 Yale (10-2, 0-0 Ivy) scored a pair of crucial wins in doubles before sealing the win with a slew of relatively straightforward singles victories.

March 14, 2013
No. 50 Yale Suffers 7-0 Defeat to No. 72 UNC Wilmington
The Yale men's tennis team dropped its first match in four weeks Thursday against No. 72 UNC Wilmington (9-4, 0-0 CAA). Playing at the home courts of the Seahawks, the ranked doubles teams fielded by UNC Wilmington proved too strong for the Elis, who were then unable to push back in singles and succumbed to the 7-0 defeat.

March 11, 2013
Former Player Alan Schwartz ’52 to be Inducted into ITA Hall of Fame
Former Yale men's tennis team captain Alan Schwartz '52 has been named a 2013 inductee to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Men's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame for his contributions to men's collegiate tennis. Schwartz, who was a three-year varsity letterman and captained the Bulldog squad in his senior year, is the ninth Yale-affiliated individual to be granted this honor, and is the fourth to be inducted as a contributor.

March 11, 2013
Spring Break Trip to Tar Heel State Brings Fresh Challenges for No. 48 Yale
The Yale men's tennis team will leave the comfort and familiarity of its home courts behind this week as the squad travels to Wilmington, N.C., for a spring break tripleheader against three quality opponents. The Bulldogs will play three matches in five days, starting with an encounter against Illinois State on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. The next day, Thursday, the Elis will take on UNC Wilmington at 2:00 p.m. No. 48 Yale will then get two days of rest before concluding its visit to the Tar Heel State with a match against No. 54 Old Dominion on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All three matches will take place at the home courts of UNC Wilmington.

March 3, 2013
No. 49 Yale Completes 7-0 Win over Marist, then Sweeps Stony Brook
The Yale men's tennis team maintained its recent run of dominant form by sealing a pair of sweeps Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. After going undefeated in singles against Marist on Saturday, No. 49 Yale (9-2) quickly won the doubles point Sunday morning to complete the shutout. The Bulldogs then delivered a ruthlessly efficient performance against Stony Brook to finish off the day with yet another 7-0 victory.

March 2, 2013
No. 49 Yale Tops Fairleigh Dickinson, 6-1
The Yale men's tennis team kept its winning streaks alive Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center with a decisive 6-1 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson. Later on Saturday, the Bulldogs began their match against Marist by winning all six singles matches to clinch the victory regardless of Sunday's results in doubles competition.

February 28, 2013
No. 49 Yale Back in Action at Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center
A refreshed and recharged Yale men's tennis team returns home this weekend having cracked the top 50 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I rankings this week. No. 49 Yale (6-2) will engage three other schools—Fairleigh Dickinson, Marist and Stony Brook—in singles and doubles competition on Saturday and Sunday. Doubles play against Fairleigh Dickinson begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Singles play against Fairleigh Dickinson will start soon thereafter, and singles matches against Marist will get underway at 4:00 p.m. Saturday.

February 17, 2013
Yale Defeats George Washington to Record 5th Place Finish at ECAC Championship
The Yale men's tennis team ended its weekend at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Indoor Team Championship on a high note with a sweep of No. 7 seed George Washington on Sunday. The 4-0 victory gave eighth-seeded Yale a respectable fifth-place finish as the winner of the ECAC consolation bracket at Cornell's Reis Tennis Center.

February 16, 2013
Yale Upsets No. 61 Brown at ECAC Championship
Only 12 hours after a tough loss to No. 47 Harvard, the Yale men's tennis team rebounded on Saturday with a 4-3 upset over No. 61 Brown at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Indoor Team Championship. In a reversal of Friday's fortunes against the Crimson, the Bulldogs backed up some clutch play in doubles with strong performances in singles at Cornell's Reis Tennis Center to defeat the fifth-seeded Bears.

February 16, 2013
Yale Falls to No. 47 Harvard in First Round of ECAC Championship
The Yale men's tennis team suffered a close defeat to perennial rival No. 47 Harvard late Friday night at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Indoor Team Championship. Playing at Cornell's Reis Tennis Center, the Bulldogs dropped the doubles point and were unable to make up the difference in singles, with the Crimson sealing a 4-2 win.

February 13, 2013
Bulldogs to Face Ivy League Rivals at ECAC Indoor Championship
The Yale men's tennis team travels to Ithaca, N.Y., this weekend to compete in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division I Indoor Team Championship, hosted by Cornell. This is an important event for the Bulldogs, as seven out of the eight schools in the draw are in the Ivy League, with the only exception being No. 7 seed George Washington. Seeded No. 8, the Elis have a tough opening round match against No. 47 Harvard, the defending champion and top seed. This match will take place at Cornell’s Reis Tennis Center on Friday at 6:00 p.m.

February 11, 2013
Yale Suffers First Defeat of Season to No. 43 MTSU, 6-1
The four-match winning streak of the Yale men’s tennis team came to an end Sunday at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club when the squad was unable to overcome a strong effort by No. 43 Middle Tennessee State. Playing less than 24 hours after a marathon victory over Alabama-Birmingham, the Elis were unable to recover from dropping the doubles point and eventually succumbed to a 6-1 defeat.

February 9, 2013
Yale Stages Spirited Comeback to Defeat UAB, 4-3
The Yale men's tennis team faced an uphill battle for the first time this season against Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday afternoon at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club, but thanks to some clutch play by the Bulldogs' veteran members, they managed to overcome a resilient Alabama-Birmingham squad, 4-3. After losing the doubles point, the Elis made a strong comeback in singles to keep their winning streak intact.

February 7, 2013
Yale Looks to Extend Perfect Start to Season in Tennessee
The Yale men's tennis team made a magnificent start to its spring season two weeks ago, and will look to carry its momentum down to Tennessee for a pair of matches this upcoming weekend. On Saturday at 1:00 p.m. CST, the Elis will face off against Alabama-Birmingham. In a quick turnaround, they will then take on No. 43 Middle Tennessee State on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. CST. Both matches will be take place at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club in Nashville, Tenn.

January 27, 2013
Bulldogs Pull Double Duty Against Fairfield and Sacred Heart
The Yale men's tennis team displayed impressive form and fitness in its back-to-back wins over Fairfield and Sacred Heart on Sunday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Elis picked up where they left off in their victorious season opener against Quinnipiac, as they first defeated Fairfield 9-0 and then overcame Sacred Heart by a score of 6-1. Of the 22 individual matches played Sunday afternoon, Yale only surrendered one singles match to Sacred Heart.

January 26, 2013
Yale Sweeps Aside Quinnipiac 7-0 in Season Opener
The Yale men's tennis team surged past Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center to get its season off to the best possible start. The Elis did not surrender a single set against the Bobcats, coming away with the 7-0 win.

January 24, 2013
Trio of Connecticut Rivals Set to Challenge Elis
Having faced Brown in a friendly warm-up scrimmage this past Monday, the Yale men's tennis team is ready to dive into official match play this weekend. Perhaps as a harbinger of the physically demanding Ivy League stretch in April, this first weekend of competition promises to be a supreme test of fitness for the Elis, who take on three teams in two days, at home. On Saturday at 12:00 p.m., Yale will play local rival Quinnipiac. Sunday features a double-header: the Bulldogs will face off against Fairfield at 12:00 p.m., and will then have to recover quickly to play Sacred Heart at approximately 3:30 p.m. All three matches will take place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center.

January 18, 2013
Bulldogs Ready to Get Spring Season Underway
The Yale men's tennis team heads into the second half of its 2012-13 season on the heels of a successful fall campaign that saw triumphs from the squad's veterans and rookies alike. When the Bulldogs last competed back in late October at the Connecticut State Championships, they put on a dominant display that resulted in several Elis having to battle it out against each other at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in all-Yale singles and doubles semifinals. They will be no inter-team competitive matches in the upcoming months, however, as the Elis are set to face off against several opposing schools between now and late March, all in preparation for the Ivy League stretch in April. The Bulldogs' first taste of team play in 2013 comes on Monday at 12:00 p.m., when they take on No. 48 Brown in a friendly scrimmage at home.

October 28, 2012
Elis Take Charge at Connecticut State Championships
The Yale men's tennis team put on a stellar display on Saturday at the Connecticut State Championships to take complete charge of the event. The Bulldogs' dominant performance at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center allowed them to claim all four semifinalist spots in both the singles and doubles draws, guaranteeing a Yale victory in both competitions.

October 28, 2012
Brown Denies Hoffman to Claim Singles Title at Connecticut State Championships
The Yale men's tennis team wrapped up a successful weekend at the Connecticut State Championships on Sunday and ended its fall season on a high note, as the Bulldogs came away with both the singles and doubles titles. Playing at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, freshman Jason Brown continued his exceptional breakout season by claiming the singles crown, while Yale's top team secured victory in the doubles draw.

October 26, 2012
Bulldogs Go Undefeated in Doubles on First Day of Connecticut State Championships
The Yale men's tennis team surged to a dominant start at the Connecticut State Championships Friday, posting an overall 14-2 record against its opponents. Playing against Connecticut's finest talent at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, the Bulldogs managed to go undefeated in doubles and also field six of the 16 remaining players in the singles draw.

October 25, 2012
State Championships to Bring Connecticut’s Best to Yale
Just three days after the completion of the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional tournament, the Yale men's tennis team will host players from around the state from Friday to Sunday for the Connecticut State Championships. The event, which will take place at Yale's Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, will feature players from Fairfield, Hartford, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart, the University of Connecticut and Yale, all of whom will be battling for the singles and doubles titles. It will be the final home event of the Elis' fall season.

October 23, 2012
Columbia Duo Bests Hoffman and Powers at USTA/ITA Northeast Regional
The singles and doubles finals of the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional tournament took place on Tuesday, the final day of competition at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. Yale's top pairing of senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmate Marc Powers took on Columbia's top team in the doubles final. The Bulldogs were ultimately unable to overcome the higher-seeded Columbia duo.

October 22, 2012
Hoffman and Powers Score Upset at USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships
Three seniors on the Yale men's tennis team took to the courts of the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center Monday for quarterfinal and semifinal action at the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional tournament. With many seeds still alive, the day produced some extremely high-quality tennis. Notable results for Yale included its top doubles team posting an upset over the No. 1 seeded pair, and senior John Huang falling valiantly in a hard-fought semifinal contest against the No. 1 singles seed.

October 21, 2012
Yale’s Seniors Advance at USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships
After three days of main draw action at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center for the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional tournament, the Yale men's tennis team is the only squad to have two of its players still alive in singles. Yale, using its home court advantage to great effect on Sunday, also features its top pair in the doubles semifinal round.

October 20, 2012
Yale’s Seeds Excel at USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships
On the second day of main draw action at the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional tournament, the Yale men's tennis team saw two of its singles players and two of its doubles teams reach the Round of 16. Overall, Saturday was a productive outing for Yale at its home courts, as the squad won nine out of its 13 matches and the majority of its matches against Ivy League opponents.

October 19, 2012
Four Bulldogs Advance at USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships
The Yale men's tennis team enjoyed a strong start on Friday to the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional tournament for the Northeast division. The Elis' unseeded players displayed impressive form in their opening round matches on their home courts, collectively winning all but one match on the first day of main draw action at the event.

October 17, 2012
Bulldogs to Host Northeastern Schools for USTA/ITA Regional Championships
Nine members of the Yale men's tennis team will return to action on Friday and Saturday to take part in the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships. The Bulldogs will be playing on familiar territory for the second event in a row, as Yale will host more than 100 players from schools in the Northeast for the six-day event.

October 7, 2012
Bulldogs Post Stellar 28-1 Record on First Day of Yale Shootout
The Yale men's tennis team had a banner day playing at its home courts for the first time this season. The Elis hosted Army and St. Bonaventure for the Yale Shootout Saturday, with the Bulldogs displaying excellent form all around. Yale went undefeated in 22 singles matches and only lost one of seven doubles matches for an overall 28-1 win-loss mark on the day.

October 7, 2012
Elis Wrap Up Successful Weekend at Yale Shootout
The Yale men's tennis team followed up an impressive first day at the Yale Shootout with an equally stellar performance on Sunday. In singles, the Bulldogs won all but two matches on the day against players from Army and St. Bonaventure. The Elis went undefeated in doubles to bring Sunday’s total win-loss record to 13-2.

October 3, 2012
Yale to Host Army and St. Bonaventure for Shootout Competition
The Yale men's tennis team will play at home for the first time this season when the Bulldogs host the Yale Shootout on Saturday and Sunday. The Elis will be competing against players from the squads of Army and St. Bonaventure. All 12 members of Yale's team will be in action.

October 2, 2012
Hoffman and Huang Nearly Pull Double Duty at ITA Men's All-American Championships
After a tough outing in singles on Monday, two seniors on the Yale men's tennis team looked to rebound in the doubles qualifying draw at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Men's All-American Championships on Tuesday. Senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmate John Huang won their opening round match at the University of Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center, but then lost a close second round encounter. Both players also lost their consolation singles matches.

October 1, 2012
Tough Outing for Yale Seniors at ITA Men's All-American Championships
Two senior standouts on the Yale men's tennis team were in action at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Men's All-American Championships on Monday. Competing at the University of Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center, senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmate John Huang were looking to advance in the singles qualifying draw. Both Bulldogs, however, were knocked out in their opening matches.

September 28, 2012
Yale’s Senior Elite to Compete at ITA Men’s All-American Championships
Two members of the Yale men’s tennis team will have the opportunity to shine at the upcoming Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American Championships. This eight-day event begins on Saturday and takes place at the University of Tulsa’s Michael D. Case Tennis Center. Senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmate John Huang will be joining more than 400 collegiate tennis players from around the country at this prestigious tournament.

September 23, 2012
Yale Stands Out After Completion of USTA Collegiate Invitational
The Yale men’s tennis team emerged as a team with much promise upon the completion of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Collegiate Invitational on Sunday. Playing at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, one of the most prestigious tennis venues in the world, the Bulldogs produced one main draw champion, freshman Jason Brown, and were represented in the finals of three other main draws on Sunday.

September 22, 2012
Bulldogs Surge on Second Day of USTA Collegiate Invitational
In response to a mixed bag of results on the first day of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Collegiate Invitational, the Yale men’s tennis team put on a stunning display on Saturday to emerge as one of the top squads in the tournament. The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center seemed to bring out the best in the Bulldogs, as three singles players advanced to the final of their respective draws, with Yale’s rookie doubles team following suit in its draw. Overall, the Elis won 15 out of the 22 matches they contested on Saturday.

September 21, 2012
Bulldogs Get Underway at USTA Collegiate Invitational
The Yale men’s tennis team was one of several Northeastern squads to feature players at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Friday for the USTA Collegiate Invitational. Playing in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium, the largest tennis stadium in the world by capacity, the Bulldogs’ players displayed some excellent tennis in singles play, with the majority of Elis winning at least one match and four of Yale’s players advancing to the semifinal round of their respective draws.

September 19, 2012
Bulldogs to Participate in USTA Collegiate Invitational
After a long but fruitful weekend at the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational, the Yale men’s tennis team will again hit the road Friday to join collegiate squads from across the Northeast in taking part in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Collegiate Invitational. This three-day event will consist of nine singles draws and four doubles draws and will take place in Flushing, N.Y., at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the site of the US Open.

September 16, 2012
Elis Finish Strong at Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational
The Yale men’s tennis team finished its first event of the 2012-13 season on Sunday at the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational. The tournament, which began on Friday, concluded on a high note for the Elis, as one of the squad’s newcomers finished the weekend undefeated in singles and two veteran players highlighted Yale’s doubles prowess. As a team, the Bulldogs went undefeated in singles matches on Sunday and had yet another strong doubles showing.

September 15, 2012
Yale Displays Talent on First Day of Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational
The Yale men’s tennis team had a successful first day of competition on Friday at its first event of the season, the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational. In a tournament which features competition from 13 other schools, including four in the Ivy League, the Bulldogs fielded players in all six singles draw and all three doubles draws. Almost every Yale player participating in singles competition won at least one match, while the Elis’ doubles teams went undefeated on the day.

September 15, 2012
Bulldogs Have Solid Day at Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational
The Yale men’s tennis team once again displayed its singles and doubles talent on Saturday at the Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational. Freshmen Jason Brown led the Elis in singles play by making the final of his draw, while five other Bulldogs enjoyed singles victories. In a near replication of Friday’s doubles success, the Bulldogs won all but two doubles matches.

September 13, 2012
Bulldogs to Begin Season at Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational
The Yale men’s tennis team will commence its 2012-13 season at the annual Princeton-Farnsworth Invitational on Friday at 9 a.m. at Princeton’s Lenz Tennis Center. The three-day tournament will consist of six singles draws of 16 players each and three doubles draws of 16 pairs each. Players from 14 different schools in the Northeast, including Yale, will be competing.

September 9, 2012
Elis Welcome Two in Class of 2016 to the Tennis Court
The Yale men’s tennis team, coming off a winning season, will add two highly accomplished players in the class of 2016 to its roster for the upcoming 2012-13 season. The two newcomers bring two very different styles of play to the Bulldogs’ squad: one is a steady baseliner while the other displays an aggressive baseline game. Both, however, share the goal of helping Yale claim the Ivy League title.

September 8, 2012
Three Standout Seniors Invited to ITA All-American Championships
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the selections to the Men’s All-American Championships Friday, in addition to releasing the Campbell/ITA Division I Preseason Rankings. The Yale men’s tennis team features three players, senior captain Daniel Hoffman and classmates John Huang and Marc Powers, with preseason rankings. All three of these players also earned invitations to participate in the ITA All-American Championships.

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