MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Dartmouth men’s tennis played four doubles and six singles matches on the first day of the Gopher Invitational on Friday evening. The tournament will run from Nov. 4 through 6.
Although the Big Green dropped both of their first-round doubles matches, they rebounded to take one of their second round matches. Senior Diego Pedraza and sophomore Paul Midgley defeated Josip Krstanovic and George Lovitt, 6-3.
In the first round of singles, freshman Charlie Broom and senior Max Schmidt both defeated players from Notre Dame. Broom had a three-set defeat of Brendon Kempin, falling by a score of 6-3 in the first round before coming back to win the remaining two, 6-1, 6-4, while Schmidt took down Rayl by scores of 6-2, 7-6.
Dartmouth will return to the court at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Round 1) Westergaard/Rapapport (Penn) def. Pedraza/Midgley (Dartmouth), 6-2
Round 1) Kempin/Rayl (Notre Dame) def. Broom/Schmidt (Dartmouth), 6-2
Round 2) Pedraza/Midgley (Dartmouth) def. Krstanovic/Lovitt (Mineesota), 6-3
Round 2) Johnston/Lin (Michigan) def. Broom/Schmidt (Dartmouth), 6-2
Round 1) Broom (Dartmouth) def. Kempin (Notre Dame), 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
Round 1) Schmidt (Dartmouth) def. Rayl (Notre Dame), 6-2, 7-6
Round 1) Westergaard (Penn) def. Pedraza (Dartmouth), 6-4, 7-6(2)
Round 1) Rapapport (Penn) def. Midgley (Dartmouth), 6-2, 6-0
Round 2) Krstanovic (Minneosta) def. Pedraza (Dartmouth), 6-4, 6-3
Round 2) Lovitt (Minnesota) def. Midgley (Dartmouth), 1-6, 6-2, (10-5)