First Day at Princeton/Farnsworth Men's Tennis Invitational Complete
The first day at the Princeton/Farnsworth Invitational men's tennis event saw plenty of action, with nine Tigers going in singles and 10 in doubles.
In singles play, Princeton players went 7-2 in first-round singles matches to survive to the quarterfinal rounds of their respective draws. In doubles, three of the five Tiger pairs won both their first- and second-round matches to advance to the quarterfinals.
Play will continue Saturday and Sunday at the Lenz Tennis Center. Complete draws with all available results from Friday for all players are available at the PDF link on this page.
Cordish: Dan Davies (Princeton) def. Ashwin Sharma (Buffalo), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3; Bert Vancura (Columbia) def. Florin Radu (Princeton), 6-2, 6-2; Consolation: Radu def. Alex Tropiano (Georgetown) w/o, inj.
Jersey: Josh Yablon (Princeton) def. Ramy Bekhiet (Monmouth), 6-1, 3-1 (ret., inj.)
Lenz: Ben Quazzo (Princeton) def. Kyle Rosen (Bucknell), 6-5(4), 5-6(9), 6-4
Nassau: Augie Bloom (Princeton) def. Octavio Canibe (Bucknell), 6-4, 6-3
Pagoda: Jonathan Carcione (Princeton) def. Nicolas Paulas (Temple), 6-4, 6-1; Yannick Mahlangu (Georgetown) def. Alex Day (Princeton), 6-3, 2-6, 6-2; Consolation: Day def. Sebastian Ionescu (Buffalo), 6-5(3), 4-6
Tiger: Zack McCourt (Princeton) def. R.J. Del Nunzio (St. John's), 6-0, 6-3; Tom Colautti (Princeton) def. Danny Khanin (Georgetown), 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Orange: Augie Bloom/Jonathan Carcione (Princeton) def. Jason Luu/Quoc Nguyen (Cornell), 8-6; Second round: Bloom/Carcione def. Gary Kushnikovich/Eric Reyes (St. John's), 8-2; Dan Davies/Zack McCourt (Princeton) def. R.J. Del Nunzio/Vaidik Munshaw (St. John's), 8-3; Second round: Davies/McCourt def. Jeremy Court/Blaine Willenborg (Penn), 8-7(4); Miguel Alda/Winston Lin (Columbia) def. Tom Colautti/Alex Day (Princeton), 8-3
Black: Mohamed El Tonbari/Josh Yablon (Princeton), bye; Second round: El Tonbari/Yablon def. Stu Little/Matt Nardella (Penn), 8-5; Ben Quazzo/Florin Radu (Princeton), bye; Second round: Shawn Hadavi/Richard Pham (Columbia) def. Quazzo/Radu, 8-6