2014-15 Yale Men's Tennis News
October 26, 2014
Faierman and Lu Finish Connecticut State Championships in Style
For the fourth consecutive year, members of the Yale men's tennis team have claimed both the singles and doubles trophies at the Connecticut State Championships. Sunday's action at Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center featured three entertaining singles matches and a top-notch doubles final. When the tournament had come to a close, two Bulldogs had emerged as champions, with one pulling double duty.
October 25, 2014
Bulldogs Maintain Iron Grip on Connecticut State Championships
The Yale men's tennis team all but guaranteed that it will once again claim both the singles and doubles titles at the Connecticut State Championships, as members of the squad continued to outplay their opponents on Saturday. Playing on home turf at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, the Bulldogs finished the day with three players in the singles semifinals and two of its teams in the doubles final.
October 24, 2014
Banner Day for Elis at Connecticut State Championships
The Yale men's tennis team stood tall on the opening day of the Connecticut State Championships. Playing in front of their home fans at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center on Friday, the Elis went a combined 15-4 in singles and doubles match play. By the time the last ball was struck, seven Bulldogs remained alive in the singles main draw and all five of Yale's doubles teams fended off their opponents to reach the quarterfinal stage.
October 23, 2014
Yale Prepares to Host Connecticut State Championships
The Yale men's tennis team will host the 7th annual Connecticut State Championships starting this Friday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, as the squad enters the latter stages of the fall season. The state's best players will travel to Yale for what promises to be an entertaining weekend of tennis. Schools that will field competitors in singles and doubles include Fairfield, Hartford, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and UConn. First ball will be on Friday at 10:00 a.m. The tournament will continue through to Sunday.
October 19, 2014
Bulldogs Eliminated in Latter Stages of USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals
The United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships entered its later stages on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, with round of 16 and quarterfinal action taking place among the tournament's remaining players. The Bulldogs competed hard, but all three players in action were eliminated from the main draw by the end of the day.
October 18, 2014
Wang Scores Big Upset Over No. 2 Seed at USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals
The third day of the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships saw a full slate of singles action at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Three members of the Yale men's tennis team contested matches in the main draw, with two players battling their way to fourth round berths.
October 17, 2014
Three Yale Players Advance at USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships
Northeast Regionals main draw action got underway on Friday at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, with several members of the Yale men's tennis team taking part. By the close of play, three Bulldogs had advanced in the main flights.
October 16, 2014
Play Gets Underway at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships
Qualifying matches at the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships got underway on Thursday. Two members of the Yale men's tennis team were in action, but both were eliminated by the close of play.
October 15, 2014
Yale Looks to Carry Momentum into USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals
After nearly two weeks of rest and recovery from a successful two-day stretch at the Yale Shootout, the Bulldogs are set to travel this week to the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., for the annual USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northeast Regional Championships. The Elis will join college players from around the Northeast region in one of the most competitive events of the fall season. Play commences on Thursday and will continue through to Tuesday.
October 5, 2014
Elis Complete Yale Shootout in Style
The second and final day of the Yale Shootout saw the Bulldogs finish off a highly successful tournament. Playing at Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center, the Elis completed an undefeated set of matches against St. Bonaventure, and then won all but two singles matches against Bryant. In the end, Yale added 13 wins to Saturday’s 14 victories to bring the weekend's combined win-loss record to an impressive 27-4.
October 4, 2014
Bulldogs Nearly Perfect on Opening Day of Yale Shootout
The first day of the Yale Shootout at the Bulldogs' Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center saw the Elis take on opponents from Army and St. Bonaventure. In a day of tennis that saw several Yale players showcase their talent and season preparation, the Bulldogs won all but two matches against Army and went undefeated in singles against St. Bonaventure.
October 3, 2014
Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week: Zachary Krumholz
Senior Captain Zachary Krumholz is off to a hot start after winning three consecutive matches last weekend at the Penn Classic. Krumholz, from Palm Beach, Florida, is this week’s Total Mortgage Spotlight Athlete of the Week.
October 2, 2014
Yale to Host First Home Event of Fall Season
In its third fall event in as many weeks, the Yale men's tennis team will contest its first home tournament of the season this coming weekend, starting on Saturday at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center. The Bulldogs will take on Army, Bryant and St. Bonaventure throughout the course of the weekend. Play on Saturday will begin at 10 a.m., while play on Sunday will begin at 9 a.m.
September 29, 2014
Lu Falls in Qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships
Monday at the 2014 Saint Francis Health System Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American Championships saw the start of qualifying draw matches. Taking part in the action at Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center was sophomore Tyler Lu, who played his opening singles qualifying match. After two sets of well-played tennis, Lu was eliminated from the tournament.
September 28, 2014
Quartet of Winners for Yale on Final Day of Penn Classic
Members of the Yale men's tennis team took on players from the Princeton squad on Sunday at the Penn Classic. Playing at Penn's Hamlin Tennis Center and Levy Pavilion, four Bulldogs recorded singles victories against their Ancient Eight opponents.
September 27, 2014
Upperclassmen Come Through for Yale at Penn Classic
The second day of the Penn Classic saw members of the Yale men's tennis team take on members of the Penn tennis squad. Playing at their opponents' home courts at the Hamlin Tennis Center and Levy Pavilion on Saturday, the Bulldogs managed to post victories in both singles and doubles against their Ivy League rivals.
September 27, 2014
Lu Set to Make His Mark at ITA All-American Championships
Sophomore Tyler Lu, ranked No. 84 in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), will join the best players in collegiate tennis this coming Monday for the 2014 Saint Francis Health System ITA All-American Championships. This prestigious event, which features a pre-qualifying and qualifying draw in addition to a main draw, will take place at Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
September 26, 2014
Bulldogs Successful on Day One at Penn Invitational
Play got underway at the third annual Penn Invitational for the Yale men’s tennis team on Friday. In the tournament’s hidden-dual format, Yale earned wins vs. Columbia and Drexel to advance to the semifinals.
September 25, 2014
Bulldogs Gear Up for Penn Invitational
Just one week removed from its first tournament of the 2014-15 season, the Bulldogs are set to travel to Philadelphia for the Penn Inviational. The Elis will join players from 14 other schools at Penn's Hamlin Tennis Center and Levy Pavilion, all of whom will be aiming to work themselves into form at this early stage of the season. The event, which begins Friday and continues on Saturday and Sunday, will feature eight singles flights and four doubles flights.
September 21, 2014
Bulldogs Conclude Play at Ivy Plus Invitational
The Yale men's tennis team wrapped up its participation in the Ivy Plus Invitational on Sunday. Playing at Princeton's Lenz Tennis Center, several Elis took to the court for non-bracketed singles and doubles matches. Two Bulldogs posted victories.
September 20, 2014
Bulldogs Wrap up Day Two at Farnsworth Ivy Plus
Day two of the Farnsworth Ivy Plus tournament at Princeton’s Lenz Tennis Center Saturday saw one Yale singles player advance as far as the semis in a main draw, and another advance to the finals in a consolation draw.
September 19, 2014
First Day Complete at Farnsworth Ivy Plus
Three singles players from the Yale men’s tennis team won first-round matches, and a doubles team advanced to the quarterfinals, as play got underway at the Farnsworth Ivy Plus tournament at Princeton’s Lenz Tennis Center Friday.
September 18, 2014
Elis Head to Ivy Plus Invitational for First Leg of 2014-15 Season
The Yale men's tennis team is set to get its 2014-15 season off to a running start, as it prepares to join players from no less than 21 other schools at the Farnsworth Ivy Plus Invitational starting on Friday. Princeton will host the event, which will feature eight singles brackets of 16 players each and two doubles flights of 32 pairs each. In all, 128 of the nation's best college players will be showcasing their talent on the courts of the Tigers' Lenz Tennis Center.
September 9, 2014
Lu Receives Selection for ITA All-American Championships
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its selections on Monday for the 2014 Saint Francis Health System ITA All-American Championships, and among the names was sophomore Tyler Lu. Monday also saw the release of the ITA's singles and doubles preseason rankings, and Lu slotted in at No. 84 in the country in singles.
May 29, 2014
2014-15 Schedule Offers New Opportunities for Bulldogs
With the 2013-14 season firmly in the books, the Yale men's tennis team can already look forward to a promising slate of events and matchups for the 2014-15 season, which begins in September. In the fall, the Bulldogs will compete in a variety of multi-bracket tournaments as they prepare both individually and as a team for the regular season in the spring. The Elis are scheduled to contest 24 matches in 2015, two more than this past season. As always, Yale's final seven matches of the season will comprise the Ivy League stretch, at the end of which one Ancient Eight squad will take home the Ivy League title.
May 22, 2014
Three Members of Class of 2018 Add Versatility to Bulldogs
As the Yale men's tennis team bids farewell to three seniors, it welcomes into its fold three talented players in the Class of 2018. Fedor Andrienko, Stefan Doehler and Ziqi Wang all come to Yale with accomplished junior careers, and each promises to be a valuable addition to the 2014-15 Yale squad. As of January, Yale’s recruiting class ranked No. 26 in the country.