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Four Win Singles Matches on Day 1 of Tufts/Deis Invitational

Four Win Singles Matches on Day 1 of Tufts/Deis Invitational

--Recap by Ben Shapiro--

BOSTON, Mass.— Wesleyan's men's tennis team started play at the Tufts/Deis Invitational on Friday afternoon, going 4-4 in first round singles action. The tournament, which is being hosted by both Tufts and Brandeis, features many of the top teams in the country, including both host schools, Middlebury, Bowdoin, Williams, Amherst, and MIT.

DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS

  • In the A Flight, sophomore Andrew Finkelman fought through a tough first set against Victor Cheng of MIT, winning it 7-5 in a tiebreaker. In the second set, it was much smoother sailing for Finkelman, who cruised to take the match 7-6(5), 6-1.

  • Also, in the A Flight, freshman Peter Anker topped Deepak Indrakanti of Williams 6-2, 6-3

  • In the B Flight, junior Princeton Carter took care of business against Middlebury's Weston Brach, winning 6-3, 6-4, while earlier in the day freshman Zach Lieb had an even more straightforward match, topping Zach Hilty 6-1, 6-2.

  • Falling in their first round matches were freshman Noah Lilienthal and sophomore Adrian Roji in the A draw as well as sophomores Ali Mooraj and Zach Fleischman in the B draw.

WHAT'S NEXT

On Day 2 tomorrow, the Cards will return to the court for both singles and doubles action. The action for Wesleyan starts at 9 AM with doubles, when sophomores Marcus Sweeney and Adrian Roji as well as the junior-freshman team of Princeton Carter and Noah Lilienthal all take to the court for matches at Brandeis.