NEW YORK - The Columbia men's tennis team continued its winning ways, upending Binghamton 7-0 today at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center.
With the victory, the Lions improve to 8-2 on the season, having won six consecutive matches.
Columbia came away with the doubles point, starting with Shawn Hadavi and Jackie Tang taking the second match, 6-1. Christopher Grant and Michael Rolski were the next pair to finish, taking the third match, 6-3, while the Victor Pham/Richard Pham team won the top match, 6-4.
Hadavi was the first Lion to post a win in singles play in straight-set fashion. The senior swept the first set, 6-0, before cruising to a 6-2 win in the second set against Tiago Lourenco.
Timothy Wang was the next winner for Columbia, defeating Valentin Bouchet 6-2, 6-1, before knocked off Ludovico Cestarollo by the same score in the first match.
Adam Ambrozy and Grant also took part in singles play, each posting straight set victories, before took home a three set win in the third match against Kushaan Nath.
Up next, the Lions head to Texas for a spring break trip. Columbia scrimamges UT-Arlington on March 11, before a match against SMU on March 14.
Doubles (Finish Order: 2-3-1)
1 - Pham/Pham def. Caputo/Nath, 6-4
2 - Hadavi/Tang def. Shah/Lourenco, 6-1
3 - Grant/Rolski def. Kote/Cestarollo, 6-3
1 - Victor Pham def. Ludovico Cestarollo, 6-2, 6-1
2 - Shawn Hadavi def. Tiago Lourenco, 6-0, 6-2
3 - Richard Pham def. Kushaan Nath, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
4 - Timothy Wang def. Valentin Bouchet, 6-2, 6-1
5 - Adam Ambrozy def. Thomas Caputo, 6-3, 6-1
6 - Christopher Grant def. Sebastian Quiros, 6-2, 6-4