Laser and Riechmann Combine to Win #2 Doubles Flight at USTA Collegiate Invitational

FLUSHING, NY – Sophomores Jacob Laser (Glencoe, IL) and Michael Riechmann (Houston, TX) teamed up to claim the #2 doubles flight at the USTA Collegiate Invitational. Juniors Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica) and Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY) also advanced to the finals of their doubles bracket, the #1 flight, while Fife led Brown in singles action, advancing to the semifinals of the "B" flight before getting eliminated. Riechmann also competed in singles, representing Brown in the "A" flight, while Burke competed in the "B" singles flight and Laser competed in the "D" singles flight.

En route to the #2 doubles title, Laser and Riechmann upset #1-seeded Bloom and Spindler of Princeton in the semifinals and #4-seeded Lampa and Mihai of St. John's in the finals. Other upsets included Burke's first round singles win over #3-seeded Christopher Kipouras of Dartmouth and Burke and Fife's first round doubles win over #4-seeded Chase and Huang of Yale.

COMPLETE BROWN RESULTS
A Singles

Round of 16 –
(2) Matija Pecotic (Princeton) def. Michael Riechmann (Brown) 6-3, 6-0
Consolation Quarterfinals –
Michael Riechmann (Brown) def. Duk Young Park (Morgan State) w/o
Consolation Southwest –
Michael Riechmann (Brown) def. Daniel Hoffman (Yale) 6-2, 6-7 (5), 1-0 (5)

B Singles
Round of 16 –
Brandon Burke (Brown) def. (3) Christopher Kipouras (Dartmouth) 6-3, 6-4; (2) Sam Fife (Brown) def. Tim Nagelstad (Marist) 6-3, ret. (inj)
Quarterfinals –
Matthew Spindler (Princeton) def. Brandon Burke (Brown) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (6); (2) Sam Fife (Brown) def. Srikar Alla (Fordham) 6-1, 7-5
Semifinals –
Matthew Spindler (Princeton) def. (2) Sam Fife (Brown) 6-2, 4-6, 2-1 ret. (inj)
Consolation North –
Brandon Burke (Brown) def. Srikar Alla (Fordham) 6-3, 6-4

D Singles
Round of 16 –
(2) Jason Brown (Yale) def. Jacob Laser (Brown) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (3)
Consolation Quarterfinals –
Will Reznek (Marist) def. Jacob Laser (Brown) 6-4, 6-4
Consolation South –
Austin McCaison (Army) def. Jacob Laser (Brown) 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (8)

1 Doubles
Round of 16 –
Burke/Fife (Brown) def. (4) Chase/Huang (Yale) 8-5
Quarterfinals –
Burke/Fife (Brown) def. Centenari/Ghorbani (Dartmouth) 8-6
Semifinals –
Burke/Fife (Brown) def. Mladenov/Morth (St. John's) 8-5
Finals –
(1) McCourt/Pecotic (Princeton) def. Burke/Fife (Brown) 8-4

2 Doubles
Round of 16 –
Laser/Riechmann (Brown) def. Solomon/Ziobinsky (Fairfield) 8-6
Quarterfinals –
Laser/Riechmann (Brown) def. Falerman/Hoffman (Yale) 8-6
Semifinals –
Laser/Riechmann (Brown) def. (1) Bloom/Spindler (Princeton) 9-7
Finals –
Laser/Riechmann (Brown) def. (4) Lampa/Mihai (St. John's) 8-5

Pictured: Jacob Laser '15. Photo by DSPics.net.