New Haven, Conn. - The No. 61 University of Pennsylvania men's tennis team fell at Yale, 4-3, on Friday. The Quakers (15-5, 1-1 Ivy) took the doubles point in the loss.
At the No. 1 doubles position, David Lynn and Mikhail Bekker fell, 8-6. The Quakers won in the No. 2 and No. 3 positions to earn the point, with the teams of Anthony Pu and Tas Tobias and Todd Lecher and Brandon O'Gara earning victories.
Lynn fell in the first singles position, 6-2, 6-2, to Brandon Wai of Yale, who is currently ranked No. 78 in the nation. Bekker won at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 7-6, over Ryan Murphy while Justin Lavner fell to Rowan Reynolds, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 3. Lecher fell in the fourth position, 6-3, 6-4, to Milosz Gudowski, and Craig Rubin fell to Rory Green, 6-4, 7-5, at No. 5. Jimmy Fairbanks earned the Quakers other point in the match by taking the No. 6 match, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, over Matt Feldman.
The Quakers are next in action on Saturday, April 9 when they travel to No. 43 Brown for a noon start.