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Dons Netters Fall at Santa Clara 6-1

April 5, 2007

The USF Dons fell 6-1 in men's tennis action Thursday at Santa Clara. Matthew Berry earned USF's sole point at number one singles, where he improved to 22-6 on the year.

It was a tough match for the Dons, who started by losing the doubles point.

USF then lost five of the six singles matches, with Mitch Del Rosario falling in a third set tie-breaker and Thong Tu falling 7-5 in a three set match. Asaf Cohen also lost a three set decision.

USF hosts Saint Mary's Momnday at 2:00 p.m. in their next match. The Dons are now 9-11 on the season.

No. 67 Santa Clara def. San Francisco 6-1

Doubles: (Order of finish 2, 1, 3)

1. SCU Jan Macek/Kevin McQuaid def. USF Matthew Berry/Thong Tu 8-62. SCU Steven Benvenuto/Blane Shields def. USF Torin Ching/Rainer Nachbauer 8-53. SCU Brian Brogan/Jay Wong def. USF Asaf Cohen/Falko Huettenberger 8-5

Singles: (Order of finish 2, 4, 5, 3, 1, 6)

1. USF Matthew Berry def. SCU Brian Brogan , 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (6)2. SCU Jan Macek def USF Falko Huettenberger 6-1, 6-43. SCU Jay Wong def. USF Thong Tu 4-6, 6-4, 7-54. SCU Blane Shields def. USF Asaf Cohen 7-5, 2-6, 6-15. SCU Tommy Hicks def. USF Rainer Nachbauer 6-2, 7-56. SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong def. USF Mitch Del Rosario 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5)