PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Columbia men’s tennis team picked up a 4-0 sweep of Brown today in Providence, Rhode Island. With the win, the No. 16 ranked team in the country improves to 15-4 on the spring and 4-1 in Ivy League play.
The Lions started hot with a doubles point win, as the top two teams finished almost simultaneously. Adam Ambrozy and Michal Rolski were victorious over Peter Tarwid and Jacob Walker, 6-4, while Jack Lin and William Matheson defeated Jack Haworth and Anthony Arocho by the same score to give Columbia a 1-0 lead.
In singles play, all six Lions on the court were able to take their first set in a dominant effort.
Austen Huang made the match a 2-0 lead for Columbia, when he topped Aaron Sandberg, 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 6 match. His rookie teammate Jack Lin was the next to finish, defeating Jacob Walker, 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 3 match, before Ambrozy was victorious over Charles Tam, 6-4, 6-4, to seal the 4-0 win at No. 4.
Columbia is back in action tomorrow, taking on Yale in a 1 p.m. match in New Haven as the Lions look to stay alive in the race for their fifth straight Ivy League title.
Doubles (Order of Finish: 2-1)
1 – No. 43 Lin/Matheson def. Haworth/Arocho, 6-3
2 – Ambrozy/Rolski def. Tarwid/Walker, 6-4
3 – Huang/Tang unf. Tan/Sandberg, 5-4
Singles (Order of Finish: 6-3-4)
1 – No. 22 Victor Pham unf. Peter Tarwid, 6-3, 3-5
2 – No. 56 Jackie Tang unf. Jack Haworth, 6-3, 5-5
3 – Jack Lin def. Jacob Walker, 6-3, 6-2
4 – Adam Ambrozy def. Charles Tan, 6-4, 6-4
5 – Alex Keyser unf. Ching Lam, 7-6 (3), 0-2
6 – Austen Huang def. Aaron Sandberg, 6-2, 6-2