Menlo News February 27, 2024

Boys’ tennis beats SHP to kick off season

Defending NorCal champion wins 6-1

Menlo sophomore Yuanye Ma led a singles sweep

The NorCal and league defending champion Menlo boys’ tennis team started its final campaign under Bill Shine’s tenure with a 6-1 victory over host Sacred Heart Prep in West Bay Athletic League play Tuesday.
Top seed Yuanye Ma, a sophomore, led a singles lineup of all underclassmen with freshmen Lucas Huang, Surya De Datta & David Lipeles winning in straight-set victories. In doubles,
In doubles, Sam Engel-James Park fall in a tiebreaker. Kavan Kumar-Arki Temsamani & Derek Jain-Nikhil Kothari sweep.

Menlo 6, Sacred Heart Prep 1
Yuanye Ma (M) d. Jad Azmeh 6-3, 6-0; Lucas Huang (M ) d. Kyle Chai 6-0, 6-3; David Lipeles (M) d. Anesh Goyal 6-0, 6-1. Doubles – Blake Sinclair-Neil Chopra (S) d. Sam Engel-James Park; Kavan Kumar-Arki Temsamani (M) d. Arhaan Gupta Rastogi 6-2, 6-4; Derek Jain-Nikhil Kothari (M) d. JJ Boeseh-Weichen Huang 7-5, 6-0