Dubin Advances to NCAA Singles Quarterfinals
Johns Hopkins men’s tennis senior Jeremy Dubin won his first two matches at the NCAA Singles Championship on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals. He and freshman Joseph Cartledge lost in the round of 16 in the doubles championship later in the day.
How it Happened
• Dubin opened the day with a three-set win over Arthur Fagundes of UT-Tyler in the round of 32. He took the first set 6-3, but Fagundes answered with a 6-2 win in the second. Dubin then grabbed the win with a 6-3 decision in the third set.
• In the round of 16, Dubin matched up against sixth-seeded Steven Chen of Wesleyan. It was the second meeting between the two in 11 days. Once again, Dubin came up with the win (6-4, 6-3) to earn a berth in Friday’s quarterfinals.
• Just a short time later, Dubin and Cartledge squared off against top-seeded Brian Grodecki and Alex Taylor of Williams. The teams battled in a hard-fought match with the Ephs coming out on top 7-6, 6-4.
What it Means
• Dubin is just the third player in program history to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship and the first since 2015.
• With his first-round win, Dubin earns All-America honors for singles for the first time in his career.
For the Record
• Dubin ends his doubles’ career with 51 career wins, which ranks 14th in program history. His win percentage (.739 • 51-18) ranks eighth in program history. He also now has 58 career singles wins, which is good for seventh in school history.
• Dubin will face third-seeded Nikolai Parodi of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday at 10:00 am. Fans can follow the results here.