PRINCETON, N.J. - The No. 22 ranked Columbia men's tennis team added another Ivy League win today with a 4-0 victory at Princeton. With today's result, the Lions improve to 14-3 this spring and 3-0 against Ancient Eight opponents.
In doubles play, the third pairing of Christopher Grant and Michal Rolski improved to 10-0 this spring, finishing their doubles match first against Jonathan Carcione and Diego Vives in a 6-2 win. Columbia's No. 28 ranked team of Richard Pham and Victor Pham clinched the point, playing the second match to a 6-3 win against Thomas Colautti and Payton Holden.
The Lions went on to take three singles matches in straight sets to put up the 4-0 victory over the Tigers.
Columbia went up 2-0 when No. 67 knocked off Colautti, 6-0, 6-3 in the No. 2 match. With the win, Pham improves to 10-6 this spring, having posted four straight victories.
Another straight-set triumph came in the top match, as No. 87 Shawn Hadavi gave the Lions a 3-0 lead by defeating Alexander Day, 6-3, 6-1. Last year's Ivy League Player of the Year is now 11-3 this spring, and 2-0 in conference with one unfinished match to his name.
Improving to 3-0 in the conference was Timothy Wang, who has yet to drop a set in Ivy League play. Wang topped Jimmy Wasserman, 6-2, 6-2, to close out the victory and move to 14-3 overall.
Up next, Columbia visits Harvard on Saturday before a Sunday match at Dartmouth.