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Varsity Tennis

The Haverford School varsity tennis

 

Overview

The varsity tennis team at The Haverford School has won 35 Inter-Ac titles, including nine in the past 10 years. Haverford returned to Newport Beach, California in March 2018 to play in the high school nationals for the second time in three years. 

The team prides itself in the fitness and conditioning of its athletes, which helps them overcome tough matches. The team philosophy is "don't hurt the team" -- put your team first by always doing what is right. Our mentality remains positive, no matter what adversity we face. Senior leadership plays a key role in the team's success, developing role models for the younger athletes to look up to.

Meet the Coach

Antonio Fink varsity tennis coachHead Coach: Antonio Fink

Antonio Fink has been head coach of tennis at The Haverford School since 2009. In that time, the team has won eight Inter-Ac titles. 

Fink played Division I tennis at Pan American University in Edinburg, Texas, where he studied fine arts. He also taught tennis at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas. Fink graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1989 and has taught art at The Haverford School since 2002. 

 

Team News

Tennis player John Walsh is Main Line Boys Athlete of the Week

By Bruce Adams, PAPrepLive.com
The Haverford School senior, who will be playing tennis for the University of Richmond in the fall, has been the No. 1 singles player for the Fords’ stellar squad the past three years. Walsh made the all-tournament team at the National High School Tennis All-American Invitational in Newport Beach California in March.

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Schedule

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vs.
GCS Jr. Doubles Invitational
Away
Tournament

Results

Record

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vs.
Princeton Day School
Away
Princeton Day School
Win 5-0

Fords tennis capped its 9-3 season with a shutout victory against Princeton Day School.

Final Score: Haverford 5 Princeton Day 0

S1. John Walsh (H) d. Lex Decker (P) (ret.)
S2. Nick Chakraborty (H) d. Aaron Phagat (P) 6-2, 6-0
S3. Grayson Potter (H) d. Aneesh Kumar (P) 6-1, 6-0

D1. Emilio Fink/Julius Golz (H) d. Riley Gudgel/Aaron Chu (P) 6-2, 6-3
D2. Thomas Ward/Cole Wolf (H) d. Eric Leung/Will Sedgley (P) 6-2, 6-0


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vs.
Malvern Prep
Away
Malvern Prep
Win 7-0

Fords tennis captured its 9th consecutive Inter-Ac title with a 7-0 shutout at Malvern.

Haverford wins ninth consecutive Inter-Ac title.


Final Score: Haverford 7 Malvern 0

S1. John Walsh (H) d. D. Tran (M) 6-1, 6-1
S2. Julius Golz (H) d. A. Bull (M) 6-1, 6-0
S3. Cole Wolf (H) d. C. Diaton (M) 6-2, 6-3

D1. Emilio Fink/Thomas Ward (H) d. Harrington/Upadaya (M) 6-0, 6-0
D2. Sunny Yu/Jared Hoefner (H) d. Murphy/Szipsky (M) 6-0, 7-6 (6-3)
D3. Ryan Astley/ Aly Ba (H) d. Riley/Upadaya (M) 6-2, 6-0
D4. Jeff Bozzi/Aditya Sardesai (H) d. Barker/McCollough (M) 6-4, 6-1
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vs.
La Salle College HS
Away
La Salle College HS
Win 7-0

Fords tennis recorded its second shutout win in as many days, defeating LaSalle College High School 7-0.

Final Score: Haverford 7 LaSalle 0


S1. John Walsh (H) d. A. Lutschaunig (L) 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-4
S2. Nick Chakraborty (H) d. D. Porreca (L) 6-2, 6-4
S3. Grayson Potter (H) d. O. DeAngelis (L) 6-3, 6-4

D1. Emilio Fink/Julius Golz (H) d. Paris/Fernandez (L) 6-2, 6-1
D2. Thomas Ward/Cole Wolf (H) d. Williamson/Catanzerati (L) 8-2
D3. Ryan Astley/Sunny Yu (H) d. Denny/Towers (L) 6-3, 6-1
D4. Aly Ba/Jared Hoefner (H) d. Meitner/Kennedy (L) 8-1
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vs.
SCHA
Home
Baldwin School
Win 7-0

Fords tennis moved one step closer to its ninth consecutive Inter-Ac title with a shutout victory over SCHA.

Final Score: Haverford 7 SCHA 0

S1. John Walsh (H) d. J. Lovell (SCH) 6-1, 6-0
S2. Grayson Potter (H) d. E. Veleanu (SCH) 6-1, 6-4
S3. Cole Wolf (H) d. A. Sissik (SCH) 6-3, 6-0

D1. Julius Golz/Emilio Fink (H) d.C. Filipini/V. Jones (SCH) 6-2, 6-0
D2. Thomas Ward /Sunny Yu (H) d. C. Golden/S. Kimono (SCH) 6-2, 6-2
D3. Mike Pilkington /Jared Hoefner (H) d. D. Lubell/E. Beck (SCH) 6-4, 6-4
D4. Jeff Bozzi/Alex Sun (H) d. G.Peck/J. Yetter (SCH) 6-4, 6-2
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vs.
Lawrenceville School
Away
Lawrenceville School
Loss 3-2

The Fords dropped a close match to Lawrenceville, 3-2. Senior John Walsh won a straight-set victory at first singles, and the second doubles team of Aly Ba and Jared Hoefner recorded their second win in as many days.

Final Score: Lawrenceville 3 Haverford 2

S1. John Walsh (H) d. B. Reddy (L) 6-4, 6-3
S2. J. Cai (L) d. Grayson Potter (H) 6-0, 6-2
S3. J. Friedland (L) d. Cole Wolf (H) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2

D1. D. Wellemeyer/R. Patel (L) d. Emilio Fink/Sunny Yu (H) 6-4, 6-1
D2. Jared Hoefner/Aly Ba (H) d. W. Shum/J. D’Sousa (L) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
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vs.
Germantown Friends' School
Home
Baldwin School
Loss 4-3

Despite strong performances from first, second and third doubles, Fords tennis dropped a close match to Germantown Friends, 4-3.

Final Score: Germantown Friends 4 Haverford 3

S1. H. Ruger (GF) d. John Walsh (H) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
S2. D. Loder (GF) d. Julius Golz (H) 6-2, 6-3
S3. Z. Schneider (GF) d. Emilio Fink (H) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3

D1. Cole Wolf/Sunny Yu (H) d. Peterson/Harrity (GF) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
D2. Ryan Astley/Thomas Ward (H) d. Palmer/A. Loder (GF) 6-4, 6-4
D3. Jared Hoefner /Aly Ba (H) d. Goldberg/Eisenstein (GF) 1-6, 6-2, 6-3
D4. Cohen/Duong (GF) d. Jeff Bozzi/Noah Rubien (H) 6-3, 6-2


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vs.
Germantown Academy
Away
Germantown Academy
Win 4-3

Clutch victories by Emilio Fink at third singles and the first doubles team of Julius Golz and Cole Wolf helped the Fords to edge Inter-Ac rival GA 4-3.

Final Score: Haverford 4 Germantown Academy 3

S1. E. Pribitkin (GA) d. Nick Chakraborty (H) 6-1, 6-1
S2. A. Yan (GA) d. Grayson Potter (H) 6-3, 6-4
S3. Emilio Fink (H) d. M. Rojas (GA) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

D1. Cole Wolf/Julius Golz (H) d. Wang/Rhodes (GA) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1
D2. Sunny Yu/Thomas Ward (H) d. Felgoise/Becker (GA) 6-2, 5-2
D3. Jeff Bozzi/Aly Ba (H) d. Griswold/Abraham (GA) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)
D4. Chee/Gong (GA) d. Noah Rubien/Aditya Sardesai (H) 6-2, 6-4

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vs.
GCS Jr. Doubles Invitational
Away
Episcopal Academy
Other 5th place

Haverford School tennis placed fifth in a field of 15 at the 2018 George C. Shafer Jr. Doubles Invitational Tournament. The tournament, hosted by Episcopal Academy, featured some of the East Coast's top high school teams, including Gilman School (MD), Phillips Academy Andover (MA), Sidwell Friends School (DC), and Lawrenceville School (NJ).

The Fords were paced by strong showings from the first doubles team of John Walsh and Grayson Potter, who reached the finals of their flight, and by the second doubles team of Nick Chakraborty and Julius Golz, who reached the semifinals. Gilman was the tournament champion, with 20.5 points, while the Fords recorded 15 points for their fifth place finish.

Tournament
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vs.
GCS Jr. Doubles Invitational
Away
Episcopal Academy
vs.
Malvern Prep
Away
Malvern Prep
POSTPONED: 5/10/18

Roster

Name Class
Ryan Astley 2019
Aly Ba 2020
Jeffery Bozzi 2019
Nick Chakraborty 2019
Emilio Fink 2018
Julius Golz 2018
Jared Hoefner 2019
Jake Maddaloni 2021
Michael Pilkington 2018
Grayson Potter 2018
Noah Rubien 2020
Aditya Sardesai 2020
Neetish Sharma 2019
John Walsh 2018
Thomas Ward 2019
Cole Wolf 2020
Sunny Yu 2020

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