CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Behind the doubles play of rookies Justin Chan and Brendan Tannenbaum, the Dartmouth men's tennis team had a solid showing at the Crimson Halloween Invite over the weekend. Posting a 2-1 record in doubles play, the pair won the Backdraw Finals, 8-5 over Army. The duo also defeated BU, 8-1 in the semifinals.
In singles action, the Big Green went 3-5 overall. Chan won his first Flight A singles match, downing Brown's Justin To (6-3, 6-1), before falling in the second round to Harvard's Shaun Chaudhuri (6-4, 6-4). Tannenbaum picked up two wins in the backdraw.
Sophomore Andres Isaza also competed for Dartmouth, going 0-2 in singles action on the weekend. He lost a tough third set, 7-6 to Army's Harrison McCormick in Flight B First Round.
The Big Green return to the court Nov. 2-4 for the Gopher Invitational in Minneapolis.
Brendan Tannenbaum (2-2)
Mark Kahan (Amherst) def. Brendan Tannenbaum, 6-4, 6-4
Justin To (Brown) def. Brendan Tannenbaum, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 (Backdraw)
Brendan Tannenbaum def. Kravtchenko (Brown), 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 (Backdraw)
Brendan Tannenbaum def. Fife (Amherst), 6-0, 7-6 (Backdraw)
Justin Chan (1-1)
Justin Chan def. Justin To (Brown), 6-3, 6-1
#2 Shaun Chaudhuri (Harvard) def. Justin Chan, 6-4, 6-4
Andres Isaza (0-2)
Harrison McCormick (Army) def. Andres Isaza, 6-0, 1-6, 7-6
Skalak (MIT) def. Isaza (Backdraw)
Nguyen/Lam (Harvard) def. Chan/Tannenbaum
Chan/Tannenbaum def. Friedman/Kopelman (BU), 8-1 (Backdraw Semis)
Chan/Tannenbaum def. Isoh/McCormick (Army), 8-5 (Backdraw Finals)