The Middlebury men's tennis team concluded the fall portion of its schedule with two titles at the Tufts/Deis Invitational over the weekend. Two singles draws as well as a two doubles brackets were both contested. After the first round of play in each bracket, consolation backdraws also took place.
In the A singles bracket, Noah Farrell claimed the title with five victories. The No. 3 seed defeated Noah Lilienthal of Wesleyan (6-1, 6-4) in the first round, and edged Tufts' Ben Biswas (6-7 (3), 6-2, 10-8) in his next match. He moved into the final with victories over MIT's Sean Ko (6-2, 6-1) and Jayson Fung of Amherst (6-3, 6-0). He knocked off top-seeded Sean Wei of Amherst by scores of 6-2, 6-2 to earn the title.
Also picking up a win in the A bracket was Stanley Morris with a 3-6, 7-5, 10-5 victory over Williams' Austin Barr.
In the B doubles draw, the tandem of Andre Xiao and Aleksandr Samets earned the title. In the opening round, the Panthers defeated second-seeded Kirun Cheung and Calvin Chung of Williams (8-5), followed by an 8-6 victory against Wesleyan's Ali Mooraj and Zach Fleischman. In the semifinals, Xiao and Samets cruised by Bowdoin's Tristian Young and Aidan McGrory 8-3, before claiming the title via an 8-5 victory over Amherst's Jesse Levitin and Damien Ruparel.
During play in the A doubles bracket, the duo of Morris and Nate Eazor secured an 8-3 win over MIT's Alex Cauneac and Albert Go before falling in their next match.