Bulldogs Compete at Brown Invitational

Bulldogs Compete at Brown Invitational

Oct. 6, 2008

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Bulldogs competed at the Brown Invitational this weekend against players from Brown, Binghamton, and Boston College.

In Friday matches, Yale won two doubles matches. The duo of senior Josh Lederman and freshman Joel Samaha defeated a Binghamton team 8-5. Sophomore Jordan Abergel and senior Tom Santoro shout out a Binghamton team 8-0.

The Bulldogs also won three singles matches Friday. Junior Matt Schimmel defeated Darren Ng of Binghamton 8-5. Samaha cruised to a straight set 6-2, 6-0 win over opponent Kendrick Au of Brown. Abergel also rolled to a straight set 6-2, 6-0 win over opponent Darren Ng.

Yale won one singles match on Saturday. Samaha pulled out another straight set victory by defeated Brown's Sam Garland 6-3, 6-0.

In Saturday doubles action, Lederman and sophomore Calvin Bennett defeated a Brown team 8-6. The team of sophomore Ryan Berman and freshman Erik Blumenkranz rolled to an 8-3 victory over a Brown team.

The Bulldogs wrapped up play on Sunday. Yale won two doubles matches once again. Samaha and Lederman defeated a Binghamton team 8-3. The duo of Abergel and Berman cruised to an 8-1 victory over a Binghamton doubles team.

Schimmel recorded Yale's lone singles victory of Sunday with a rain-shortened 6-1 victory over his Binghamton opponent.

Complete Results

Friday Results:
Round Robin Doubles
Pearlman/Posner (Brown) def Calvin Bennett/Connor Dawson 8-5
Crystal/Yazmer (Brown) def Erik Blumenkranz/Ryan Berman 8-2
Josh Lederman/Joel Samaha def Wong/Vloedgraven (Binghamton) 8-5
Jordan Abergel/Tom Santoro def Chakos/Bartischevich (Bing) 8-0

Singles Matt Schimmel def Darren Ng (Binghamton) 8-5
Nate Gorham (Brown) def Calvin Bennett 7-5, 6-4
Joel Samaha def Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-2, 6-0
Sam Garland (Brown) def Tom Santoro 6-2, 6-2
Charlie Posner (Brown) def Ryan Berman 7-5, 7-6 (5)
Faisel Mohommed (Bing) def Connor Dawson 6-4, 6-4
Gilbert Wong (Bing) def Josh Lederman 6-2, 6-1
Evan Algier (Bing) def Erik Blumenkranz 6-2, 5-7 1-0 (2)
Jordan Abergel def Darren Ng (Bing) 6-2, 6-0

Saturday results:
John Pearlman (Brown) def Calvin Bennett 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (8)
Nate Gorham (Brown) def Connor Dawson 6-3, 6-4
Joel Samaha def Sam Garland (Brown) 6-3, 6-0
Andrew Yazmer (Brown) def Josh Lederman 6-2, 6-4
Kendrick Au (Brown) def Tom Santoro 6-0, 6-4
Charlie Posner (Brown) def Matt Schimmel 7-6 (3), 6-3

Lederman/Bennett def Garland/Gardner (Brown) 8-6
Gorman/Au (Brown) def Samaha/Dawson 8-6
Posner/Crystal (Brown)def Abergel/Schimmel 9-8 (6)
Pearlman/Yasmer (Brown) def Berman/Santoro 8-5
Skinner/Rastorgouer (Boston College) def Samaha/Schimmel 8-2
Muppidi/Wagner (BC) def Dawson/Lederman 8-6
Berman/Blumenkranz def Doup/Miller (Brown) 8-3
Locklear/Wong (BC) def Santoro/Abergel 8-6

Wong/Levy (Bing) def Dawson/Bennett 8-5
Samaha/Lederman def Vloedgraven/Algier (Bing) 8-3
Abergel/Berman def Chakis/Bartischevich (Bing) 8-1
Danielson/Wong (Bing) def Santoro/Blumenkranz 9-8 (8)

Singles (rain-shortened pro set)
Matt Schimmel def Chakos (Bing) 6-1
Au (Brown) def Berman 7-6 (4)
Pearlman (Brown) def Samaha 6-3

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity