Brown Men's Tennis Competes at 2003 Harvard Fall Invitational Tournament

Sept. 20, 2003

Cambridge, MA- Four Brown men advanced to Saturday's quarterfinal round of the Harvard Fall Invitational tournament. Second-seeded Jamie Cerretani lead the way for the bears as he defeated Harvard's Jason Beren 6-3, 7-5 Friday afternoon after having a first round bye. Number four seed, Nick Goldberg, and sixth-seeded Adil Shamasdin also handed their opponents losses in the round of 16, leading the Brown men's tennis team in Flight A singles.

Three of the five doubles teams competing for brown advanced to quarterfinal competition with the first-seeded team of Cerretani and Shamasdin leading the way in a shutout of Boston Unitversity's team of Topeher Berton-Ledford and Barrett Wolf.

Other competing universities include players from Rutgers, tufts, and MIT. The tournament runs through September 21, 2003.

Flight "A" Singles- (Round of 32) Cerretani (2) bye; Goldeberg (4) bye; Pasanen bye; Thomas def. Denenberg (Harvard) 6-3, 6-3; Tindell (MIT) def. Charm 6-4, 6-2; Shamasdin (6) def. Li (Harvard) 6-1, 6-7, 6-2; Tedaldi def. Saiontz (Harvard) 6-2, 3-6, 7-6; Deming (Rutgers) def. Goddard 6-4, 7-5; Turner (7) (Harvard) def. Brier 6-2, 4-6. 6-4; Valkin (Harvard) def. Moss 6-4, 6-1.

(Round of 16) Cerretani def. Beren (Harvard) 6-3, 7-5; Thomas def. Tindell (MIT) 6-4, 6-1; Shamasdin def. Chiou (Harvard) 2-6, 6-7, 6-2; Nguyen (Harvard) def. Tedaldi 6-3, 6-2; Goldberg def. Deming (Rutgers) 6-4, 6-3; Riddell def. Pasanen 6-3, 6-3,

Doubles- Chiou/Dhaka (5) def. Charm/Moss 9-7; Goldberg/Pasanen (3) def. Deming/Fawcett (Rutgers) ; Goddard/Thomas def. Gardner/ Denenberg (Harvard) 8-5; Beren/Turner (4) (Harvard) def. Brier/Tedaldi 8-1; Cerretani/ Shamasdin (1) def. Bertone/Wolf (BU) 8-0