PRINCETON, N.J. - Freshman Jeremy Court made a strong statement in his first day of intercollegiate tennis, going 3-0 between singles and doubles to provide the Quakers with their best performance of the day at the Princeton Invitational.
Court, playing in Flight D singles, defeated Columbia's Theodore Marin 6-3, 6-4 to move into the quarterfinals tomorrow. There he will meet Zach Krumholz of Yale, a surprise winner over the #1 seed Ivan Vereshchaga of Buffalo.
The other singles winner on the day was Kyle Roth in Flight E. In a gutty display, Roth outlasted Ben Quazzo of Princeton 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 to advance to face Kyle Dawson of Yale on Saturday.
On the doubles side, the team of Court and Rob Wong finds itself in the semifinals after narrow 8-6 and 9-7 victories over teams from Columbia and Buffalo. They face the Cornell team of Iyer/Sydney in Flight B.
Check back in tomorrow for more updates as the Princeton Invitational works its way toward the finals.