Men's Tennis Advances Two to Semifinals at Princeton

Complete Friday Results

Princeton, N.J. -
Freshman Blaine Willenborg and sophomore Sylvester Wee, each playing their first competitive matches for Penn, both won a pair of matches on Friday at the Princeton Invitational to advance into the winner's bracket semifinals of Flight C and E, respectively. The two will play one singles match each tomorrow and compete in the finals on Sunday with a win.

In Flight D, freshman Austin Kaplan lost his opening match but stayed alive with a win in the consolation bracket on Friday. He will also be in action on Saturday.

Two pairs of doubles teams, Jeremy Court and Zach Katz in Flight A and Rob Wong and Vim De Alwis in Flight B, have advanced into the quarterfinals and have the possibility of playing two matches tomorrow.

Full results from Friday are below:

Flight A
Jeremy Court def. John Huang (Yale), 6-7(3), 5-4 ret. (inj.)
(2) Matija Pecotic def. Court, 6-1, 6-3

Flight B
Ibrahim Shams (Fairleigh Dickinson) def. Nikola Kocovic, 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-4
Damien David (Buffalo) def. Zach Katz, 6-0, 6-4
Ivan Vereschaga (Buffalo) def. Kocovic, 6-2, 7-5
Robin Lesage (Binghamton) def. Katz, 7-6(6), 6-4

Flight C
Blaine Willenborg def. Sam Bloom (Wake Forest), 6-3, 6-3
Jonathan Carcione (Princeton) def. Vim De Alwis, 6-1, 6-4
Willenborg def. Andy Dottino (Georgetown), 6-1, 6-3
De Alwis vs. Aswin Nambi (Binghamton), No score reported

Willenborg to face Kyle Dawson (Yale) in Saturday's semifinals

Flight D
Michael McGinnis (Boston College) def. Rob Wong, 6-3, 6-1
Martin Svenning (Yale) def. Austin Kaplan, 6-4, 6-4
Alexander Maisin (Binghamton) def. Wong, 3-6, 6-3, 10-8
Kaplan def. Kelly Morque (Bucknell), 6-2, 6-4

Kaplan to face Dan Khanin (Georgetown) in Saturday's consolation semifinals

Flight E
Sylvester Wee def. Julien Philippe (Fairleigh Dickinson), 6-1, 4-6, 6-1
Wee def. Daniel Faierman (Yale), 6-4, 7-5

Wee to face Max Schnur (Columbia) in Saturday's semifinals

Flight F
Josh Katten (Bucknell) def. Andrew Berman, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Jason Magnes def. Dom Devaux-Lovell (Fairleigh Dickinson), 6-2, 6-1
Shane Korber (Georgetown) def. Berman, 7-5, 7-5
Brett Cromwell (Cornell) def. Magnes, 6-4, 2-6, 6-0

Flight A
Court/Katz def. Dottino/Milner (Georgetown), 8-5
Mladenov/Morth (St. John's) def. Kocovic/Wee, 8-6

Court/Katz to face Siow/Spindler (Princeton) in Saturday's quarterfinals

Flight B
Hove/Mehta (Buffalo) def. Kaplan/Willenborg, 8-1
Wong/De Alwis def. Hemy/Sjoberg (Fairleigh Dickinson), 8-3

Wong/De Alwis to face Faierman/Saiontz (Yale) in Saturday's quarterfinals

Flight C
Bloom/Henry (Wake Forest) def. Berman/Magnes, 8-6

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