Yale, Brown Up Next for Tennis Teams
The first full weekend of Ivy League tennis will put the Princeton men's and women's teams against Yale and Brown, with the men at home and the women away.
The men's matches will start at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday against Yale and Brown respectively and are set for the Lenz Tennis Center unless inclement weather moves them to Jadwin Gym. The women will start a day earlier, heading to Yale Friday and Brown Saturday, with both matches starting at 2 p.m.
The teams split their results from the opening Ivy match last weekend against Penn, with the men losing 4-1 in Philadelphia and the women winning 5-2 in Jadwin Gym.
As is the case annually, the Ivy League season is a sprint, lasting only a month. After this weekend, the Tiger men and women will have two more to decide the race.
In the latest ITA rankings, announced Tuesday, the Ivy had three teams ranked in the top 75, with No. 36 Columbia, No. 39 Harvard and No. 52 Yale The men had five ranked teams with No. 19 Columbia, No. 46 Cornell, No. 41 Dartmouth, No. 34 Harvard and No. 60 Princeton.
Here's a look at the Tigers and their opponents for the weekend:
ITA Rankings: Men 60, Women NR
Records: Men: 10-8, 0-1 Ivy, Women: 12-5, 1-0 Ivy
ITA-Ranked Players: Men: NR, Women: Alanna Wolff 84 (Singles)
ITA Rankings: Men NR, Women 52
Records: Men: 11-4, 0-0 Ivy, Women: 8-7, 0-0 Ivy
ITA-Ranked Players: Men: Tyler Lu 98 (Singles), Women: Ree Ree Li/Madeleine Hamilton 58 (Doubles)
Streak vs. Princeton: Men: Princeton 6, Women: Yale 3
ITA Rankigns: Men NR, Women NR
Records: Men: 10-6, 0-0 Ivy, Women: 11-5, 0-0 Ivy
ITA-Ranked Players: Men: NR, Women: NR
Streak vs. Princeton: Men: Princeton 4, Women: Princeton 2.