November 3, 2005

Wai Competes in 2005 ITA Championships

Nov. 3, 2005

Columbus, OH - Yale men's tennis team member Brandon Wai '07 competed in the prestigious ITA National Intercollegiate Indoors Championships today. The ITA Championships are hosted by Ohio State and held at the Racquet Club of Columbus. The ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships are the second of three national tournaments for singles and doubles during the collegiate tennis season.

The ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships feature a 32-player singles field and 16-team doubles field for men and women, including: qualifiers from ITA Regional Championships held across the country during October, the ITA National Small College champions, the winners of the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Tennis Championships and Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships and at-large and wild card selections made by the ITA National Tournament Committee.

Wai, who won the ITA Regional at Dartmouth on Oct. 25th to qualify for the national tournament, was defeated in the first round of play by Duke's Ludovic Walter. Walter won the match in straight sets, going 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Report filed by Christie Yang '06, Yale Sports Publicity.

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