The University tennis team met its first defeat of the season at the hands of the Cornell players at Ithaca on Saturday afternoon. Captain R. N. Williams, 2d, 6 and W. W. Mansfield '15 were the only University players to win in the singles, and Williams with G. C. Caner '17 won a doubles match, so that the final score was 6 to 3 in favor of the Ithacans.
The summary follows:
Singles.--Captain R. N. Williams, 2d, '16 defeated Captain C. O. Benton (C), 6-2, 6-4; S. T. Hunter (C.) defeated G. C. Caner '17, 7-5, 7-5; W. Blair (C.) defeated W. Rand, 3d, '17, 8-6, 6-2; C. O. Thompson (C.) defeated L. Curtis, 2d, '16, 11-9, 6-2; W. W. Mansfield '15 defeated L. K. Callahan (C.), 6-1, 6-3; T. T. Cooke (C.) defeated J. S. Brown, Jr., '17, 6-4, 8-6.
Doubles.--Williams and Caner defeated Benton and Blair, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3; Hunter and Thompson defeated Rand and Curtis, 6-4, 6-0; Callahan and Cooke defeated Mansfield and Brown, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.