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Nguyen Wraps Up Victory Over Binghamton for Harvard Men's Tennis

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –  Sophomore Andy Nguyen was key at two different points in the Harvard men's tennis team's 5-2 victory over visiting Binghamton Friday at the Murr Center Tennis Courts.

Nguyen's 9-8 doubles win over Sven Vloedgraven and Gilbert Wong with partner Alistair Felton clinched the doubles point to give Harvard an early 1-0 lead, and his victory at the No. 3 spot sealed the deal in the match. Nguyen defeated the Bearcats' Alexandre Haggai, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3.

Sophomore Joshua Tchan returned to winning form with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 topping of Binghamton's Bastian Bornkessel at the No. 5 singles spot, and Junior Mac McAnulty won his first match back since last playing Feb. 11 against Quinnipiac.

Harvard heads to Southern California March 17-19 for the three-day San Diego Invitational hosted by the University of San Diego.

 

Harvard 5, Binghamton 2

No. Singles   Score
1 Sven Vloedgraven def. Jonathan Pearlman   6-4, 6-0
2 Arnav Jain def. Alistair Felton    7-5, 6-4
3 Andy Nguyen def. Alexandre Haggai   6-2, 6-7, 6-3
4 Casey MacMaster def. Gilbert Wong   6-3, 6-1
5 Joshua Tchan def. Bastian Bornkessel   6-3, 5-7, 6-4
6 Mac McAnulty def. R. Haggai   6-3, 6-4
  Doubles    
1 Felton/Nguyen def. Vloedgraven/Wong   9-8
2 A. Haggai/Jain def. Chijoff-Evans/MacMaster   8-4
3 Pearlman/Tchan def. Bornkessel/R. Haggai    8-3