|Jack Moldenhauer was a C singles finalist at Bates|
LEWISTON, Maine – Freshman Jack Moldenhauer of the Tufts University men's tennis team played into the C singles final on Sunday at Bates College's Wallach Invitational.
After winning twice on Saturday to advance, Moldenhauer won his semifinal over Amherst's Damien Ruparel on Sunday by taking a third-set super tie-breaker 10-8. After losing the first set 6-2, he evened the match with a 6-4 victory in the second set. He then advanced to the final by outlasting Ruparel in the super tie-break.
Facing Bowdoin's Alan Delman in the C final, Moldenhauer dropped the match 6-3, 7-5.
Tufts also had two doubles tandems playing on Sunday. The A duo of sophomores Niko Hereford and Carl-Herman Grant fell 8-1 in the semifinals to Amherst's Sean Wei and Zach Bessette. In B doubles, Jumbo senior co-captain Ross Kamin and freshman Paris Pentousis lost 8-3 against Amherst's Jesse Levitin and Kevin Ma in a semifinal.
The Jumbos will cap their fall season by hosting part of the MIT Invitational at Voute Courts next weekend (Oct. 12-13) due to the construction of new courts at MIT.
Also next week, New England singles champion Boris Sorkin from Tufts will play at the ITA Cup national championships in Georgia.