Men's Tennis Downs No. 73 Yale, Extends Win Streak to 11

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania men’s tennis team continues to make history with each win. Last week, the Quakers tied a 32-year record with 10 consecutive wins. On Friday Penn made it 11 and tied a 70 year record with a 5-2 win over No. 73 Yale at Levy Pavilion.

After Mikhail Bekker and Jonathan Boym won the first doubles match, Justin Fox and Brandon O'Gara clinched the point with an 8-6 win over Milosz Gudzowski and Chris Lawler.

Bekker picked up the Red and Blue’s first singles point over Gudzowski 6-0, 6-0. Boym followed with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Jeff Dawson. Joseph Lok wrapped up the match defeating Michael Caldwell 7-6(1), 6-4. Fox put the icing on the cake with a 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(5) win over Rory Green.

Penn is now 14-4 overall and 2-0 in the Ivy League. The Bulldogs drop to 7-7 overall and 0-1 in the Ancient Eight.

The Quakers take on another ranked opponent on Saturday when they host No. 70 Brown at noon at Levy Pavilion.

No. 52 Penn 5, No. 73 Yale 2

Doubles

1. Jason Pinsky/Joseph Lok (P) def. Rowan Reynolds/Rory Green (Y) 8-6

2. Mikhail Bekker/Jonathan Boym (P) def. Brandon Wai/Michael Caldwell (Y) 8-3

3. Justin Fox/Brandon O'Gara (P) def. Milosz Gudowski/Chris Lawler (Y) 8-6

Order of finish: 2, 3, 1

Singles

Brandon Wai (Y) def. Jason Pinsky (P) 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-4

Mikhail Bekker (P) def. Milosz Gudowski (Y) 6-0, 6-0

Jonathan Boym (P) def. Jeff Dawson (Y) 6-3, 6-2

Joseph Lok (P) def. Michael Caldwell (Y) 7-6(1), 6-4

Justin Fox (P) def. Rory Green (Y) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(5)

Rowan Reynolds (Y) def. Jimmy Fairbanks (P) 7-5, 6-3

Order of finish: 2, 3, 4, 6, 5, 1