April 13, 2008

Bears Sweep Cornell and Columbia to Stay Alive in Ivy Title Race

April 13, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team (12-13, 3-1) won both of its matches over the weekend, defeating Cornell, 6-1, on Friday, and Columbia, 5-2, on Saturday, to stay alive in the Ivy Title race. The Bears currently stand behind first-Harvard (4-0) and will host the Crimson next Sunday, April 20, in a 12:00 noon showdown. Senior Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) led Brown this weekend, winning both of his doubles matches at #1 and both of his singles matches, also at #1.

Brown 6, Cornell 1
Doubles
#1 Kohli/Ratnam (B) def. Goldstein/Nichols (C) 8-6
#2 Garland/Gardner (B) def. Asch/Klis (C) 8-5
#3 Lee/Posner (B) def. Heggie/Jacklitsch (C) 8-6
Singles
#1 Saurabh Kohli (B) def. Kyle Doppelt (C) 6-3, 6-1
#2 Chris Lee (B) def. Weston Nichols (C) 6-1, 7-6
#3 Noah Gardner (B) def. Jon Fife (C) 6-3, 6-0
#4 Sam Garland (B) def. Jon Jaklitsch (C) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
#5 Kendrick Au (B) def. Rory Heggie (C) 6-2, 7-5
#6 Jeremy Feldman (C) def. Charlie Posner (B) 6-3, 6-0

Brown 5, Columbia 2
Doubles
#1 Kohli/Ratnam (B) def. Clemente/Kung (C) 8-4
#2 Borta/Wong (C) def. Gardner/Garland (B) 8-6
#3 Drucker/Chow (C) def. Posner/Lee (B) 8-4
Singles
#1 Saurabh Kohli (B) def. Jon Wong (C) 6-7, 7-5, 2-2 (8-6)
#2 Chris Lee (B) def. Mark Clemente (C) 7-6, 7-5
#3 Bogdan Borta (C) def. Basu Ratnam (B) 6-4, 6-3
#4 Noah Gardner (B) def. Jared Drucker (C) 7-6, 7-5
#5 Sam Garland (B) def. Justin Chow (C) 6-0, 6-4
#6 Kendrick Au (B) def. Kevin Kung (C) 6-3, 0-6, 6-0