Berke wins two rounds at All-American Championships

Instead of hosting their parents at Yale this past weekend, men’s tennis players Steve Berke ’03 and Dustin West ’04 traveled to Stone Mountain, Ga., to compete in the All-American Championships, a prestigious national tournament in which the country’s top collegiate players participated. Based on their strong performance, Berke and West — the only Ivy […]

Men’s tennis falls in ECAC finals

The men’s tennis team traveled to Cambridge, Mass., last weekend hoping to win the ECAC tournament. But the Elis returned to New Haven Monday without the trophy after suffering a beating in the finals at the hands of the Brown Bears. “We were all disappointed after losing to Brown,” captain Chris Shackelton ’02 said. “But […]

M. Tennis owns Yale Invitational

At the Yale Invitational, the men’s tennis team was a welcoming but unfriendly host to Cornell, Dartmouth and the University of Connecticut over the weekend. Struggling against tough, windy conditions, members of the Bulldog squad advanced to the finals of all four singles divisions and walked away champions of both the A and D flights. […]

Men’s tennis finishes strong at individual tournaments

The men’s tennis team traveled to Cornell and Princeton this weekend to kick off its fall season, and after playing a number of matches in individual tournaments, the Bulldogs returned to New Haven with some big wins under their belt. “Everyone played a lot of matches and picked up a lot of good experience,” captain […]

Men’s tennis warms up for fall season

The men’s tennis team returned to the courts a few weeks ago with the goal of achieving what slipped away from them last spring — the Ivy League title. After close, disappointing losses to both Princeton and Columbia at the end of last season, the Bulldogs were out of contention for the Ancient Eight crown. […]

Berke returns from the pros to dominate Ivy League courts

While the men’s tennis team didn’t perform as well as they would have liked this season, nobody can complain about Steve Berke ’03 and what he brings to the table. After taking a year off from Yale to play on the pro tennis tour, Berke has returned to the Eli courts and dominated the Ivy […]

M. tennis loses two, eliminated from Ivy title race

While the weather in New Haven was sunny and warm, a dark cloud traveled to New York with the men’s tennis team this past weekend. The Bulldogs (15-4, 2-3 Ivy) suffered devastating losses at both Columbia (12-4, 4-1 Ivy) 3-4 and Cornell (13-5, 2-3 Ivy) 2-5, crushing their hopes of winning the Ivy League title. […]

Men’s tennis tops Brown, stays in hunt for Ivy title

After last Saturday’s loss to Princeton, the men’s tennis team (15-2, 2-1 Ivy) recognized it had to defeat every remaining Ivy League opponent in order to still have a shot at winning the Ancient Eight title. Yesterday afternoon, the team kept its dream alive as it shot down the Brown Bears 5-2. “It was really […]

Men’s tennis splits opening Ivy weekend

Heading into its first Ivy League weekend, the men’s tennis team knew that many matches in the Ancient Eight would be decided by a single point. The Elis got a taste of this parity in two close contests against the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton. The No. 51 Bulldogs (14-2, 1-1) beat the Quakers 4-3 […]

Men’s tennis sinks Navy in 7-0 victory

In preparation for the start of its Ivy season, the men’s tennis team fed the Midshipmen of Navy a bagel last Saturday in a 7-0 victory. “It was exciting because everyone seems to be playing well,” Prateek Tandon ’03 said. “So hopefully the team has good momentum heading into Ivies.” Demonstrating the depth of the […]

Men’s tennis team tops Rutgers

The men’s tennis team saw its first action since spring break last Saturday, when the newly ranked No. 56 Bulldogs (12-1) rolled over the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers University 5-2 at home. “Rutgers was a better team than we expected,” Carlton said. “But we played well, and it’s a good win coming back from spring […]