The men’s tennis team opened the season at the Virginia Invitational this weekend. The Tribe’s elite doubles team, comprised of senior Alex Cojanu and sophomore Keziel Juneau, was ranked 11th in the nation entering the tournament, but fell to U.Va.’s Singer and Singh 9-7 in the second round of the top-level A-1 division.
p. Freshmen Ben Wirth fared better, beating three straight opponents before falling to Columbia’s Kevin Kung 7-6, 6-2 in the final of the Brown Singles division. Senior Kavi Sud and freshmen Sebastian Vidal won the B-2 doubles title, defeating fellow teammates, junior Alex Zuck and sophomore Richard Wardell 8-3. The College will play next at the Virginia State Open, Sept. 28 to 30, while the top players head to Tulsa, Okla. for the All-American Championships starting Sept. 29.