CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  Members of the Virginia men’s tennis team competed at the Orange & Blue Classic being held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22-24, at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

The team’s only home tournament of the fall was played indoors on Saturday and outdoors on Friday and Sunday.

Players from  Vanderbilt, Penn, Virginia Tech and Virginia competed as individuals in the tournament in singles and doubles matches.

The tournament saw the collegiate debuts of freshmen Dylan Dietrich on Friday and Jack Griffin on Saturday. Alexander Kiefer and James Hopper both went 3-0 in singles in the tournament while the doubles tandem of Edoardo Graziani and Chris Rodesch picked up three doubles victories.

The Cavaliers went 12-7 in singles and 4-4 in doubles.


Joubert Klopper (Vanderbilt) def. Mans Dahlberg (Virginia) 6-4, 6-3
Alexander Kiefer (Virginia) def. Nathan Cox (Vanderbilt) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) def. Jeremie Casabon (Vanderbilt) 7-5, 6-2
James Hopper (Virginia) def. Juan Lopez (Vanderbilt) 6-1, 7-6
Stefan Regalia (Virginia) def. Paul Wang (Vanderbilt) 6-0, 6-2
Douglas Yaffa (Virginia) def. Connor Robb-Wilcox (Vanderbilt)  7-6, 1-6, 6-3

Aaron Sandler (Penn) def. Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) 6-4, 6-0
Alexander Kiefer (Virginia) def. Manfredi Graziani (Penn) 6-3, 6-3
Mans Dahlberg (Virginia) def. Baylor Sai (Penn) 7-5, 6-3
Parashar Bharadwaj (Penn) def. Stefan Regalia (Virginia) 6-7, 6-3, 6-3
Douglas Yaffa (Virginia) def. Zachery Lim (Penn) 6-7, 6-2, 6-3
Sameer Gangoli (Penn) def. Jack Griffin (Virginia) 6-0, 6-0
James Hopper (Virginia) def. Luka Butera (Penn) 7-5, 7-6

D. Cuerto De Romana (Virginia Tech) def. Jack Griffin (Virginia) 6-3, 6-1
Michael Shepheard (Virginia Tech) def. Douglas Yaffa (Virginia) 2-6, 7-5, 7-6
Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) def. Hugo Maia (Virginia Tech) 6-4, 6-4
Alexander Kiefer (Virginia) def. Maxime St. Hillaire (Virginia Tech) 6-3, 6-2
James Hopper (Virginia) def. Alex Ix (Virginia Tech) 6-3, 6-4
Benjamin Pomeranets (Virginia Tech) def. Stefan Regalia (Virginia) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition
Chris Rodesch/Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) def. Nathan Cox/Jeremie Casabon (Vanderbilt) 8-5
Alexander Kiefer/James Hopper (Virginia) def. Juan Lopez/Michael Ross (Vanderbilt) 8-7
Connor Robb-Wilcox/Joubert Klopper (Vanderbilt) def. Douglas Yaffa/Mans Dahlberg (Virginia) 8-6

Parashar Bharadwaj/Sameer Gangoli (Penn) def. Mans Dahlberg/Stefan Regalia (Virginia) 8-4
Kian Vakili/Aaron Sandler (Penn) def. James Hopper/Alexander Kiefer (Virginia) 8-4
Chris Rodesch/Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) def. Manfredi Graziani/Zachery Lim (Penn) 8-7

Chris Rodesch/Edoardo Graziani (Virginia) def. Maxime St. Hillaire/Hugo Maia (Virginia Tech) 8-7
Alex Ix/Michael Shepheard (Virginia Tech) def. Alexander Kiefer/James Hopper (Virginia) 8-3
Benjamin Pomeranets/D. Cuerto De Romana (Virginia Tech) def. Stefan Regalia/Douglas Yaffa (Virginia) 8-5