Jumbos cruise comfortably over Conn. College, Colby

The No. 18 Tufts men’s tennis team (7–7, 3–4 NESCAC) rallied back for a two-match win streak this weekend after cruising to a comfortable victory over Conn. College at home 9–0 on Saturday and a 8–1 win against Colby on Sunday. Against Conn. College, Tufts held its own on Senior Day, where the team honored […]


Men’s tennis tops Trinity, falls to Williams and Middlebury in season run-in

The No. 18 Tufts Jumbos (5–7, 1–4 NESCAC) suffered their second straight 5–4 loss in the final set to No. 10 Williams on April 7 after falling to No. 5 Wesleyan by the same score the week prior. Tufts bounced back on Wednesday, April 10 by downing Trinity 9–0 before losing to No. 8 Middlebury 6–3 on […]


Men’s tennis impresses in 5–4 loss to No. 7 Wesleyan

In their opening home game, the No. 17 Tufts Jumbos (4–5, 0–2 NESCAC) displayed their most impressive form of the season on Sunday against the No. 7 Wesleyan Cardinals (9–2, 2–1 NESCAC). Tufts pushed Wesleyan to the brink in a marathon match: It started at 10 a.m. outdoors, and finished after seven hours indoors. Tufts ultimately […]


Men’s tennis gains momentum during trip to California

Despite struggling in their opening matches of the season, the No. 22 Jumbos (4–3) tallied several key victories over their spring break trip to California. Tufts defeated No. 28 George Fox 7–2 on Friday and squeezed past No. 34 Redlands 5–4 on Saturday to close out their trip with two wins. The Jumbos also took down […]


Men’s tennis falls in season opener to Brandeis

The No. 22 Tufts Jumbos fell short in their season-opening match to the No. 10 Brandeis Judges 7–2 on Saturday. After working hard in the off-season since October, the Jumbo’s were disappointed by their performance in singles, but first-year Isaac Gorelik found a silver lining in the team’s strong play in doubles. “Brandeis has some of the […]


Sorkin clinches ITA Cup Div. III singles title as men’s tennis concludes fall season

In a storybook ending to his fall season, sophomore Boris Sorkin captured the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Cup Div. III singles national championship on Saturday at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Ga., the first Jumbo to do so. No. 4 seed Sorkin broke past No. 2 seed senior Chad LeDuff of UC Santa Cruz […]


Moldenhauer shines at penultimate fall tournament for men’s tennis

Tufts competed at the Wallach Invitational hosted by Bates over the weekend. Facing tough opponents from strong tennis programs in the NESCAC, the team performed well in both singles and doubles events. Leading the way for the Jumbos was first-year Jack Moldenhauer, who showed his flair in singles. After cruising on Saturday with a couple […]


Sorkin seizes New England singles title to lead men’s tennis at Middlebury

The Jumbos continued their stellar fall season at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) New England Championships in Vermont, as sixth-seeded sophomore Boris Sorkin broke past senior co-captain Jerry Jiang of the Bowdoin Polar Bears 6–4, 3–6, 6–3 to win the competition’s singles title. With a singles victory at the Middlebury Invitational two weeks ago, Sorkin has reeled […]


Men’s tennis takes two titles, makes deep runs at Middlebury

The Jumbos launched their fall season on the road in Vermont at the Middlebury Invitational, securing two singles titles and deep runs in the 2017–18 season’s opening tournament. Sophomore sensation Boris Sorkin, who was seeded second in the tournament, steamrolled Bates first-year Pieter Wernink 6–0, 6–2 to take the A flight singles title. Sorkin, who saw action […]


Tennis teams look forward to opening the fall season

The Jumbos will be back on the courts again this weekend as they look to make use of a short fall season to put themselves in good stead for the spring. The men’s tennis team will travel up to Vermont this weekend to open their fall season at the first tournament of the year — […]


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