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Toreros Beat USF 4-1 in WCC opener

April 21, 2007

(San Diego, CA) The USD Toreros returned to the USD West Tennis Courts and finished their opening match of the 2007 WCC Championships by defeating No. 6 seed USF, 4-1. The Toreros, seeded No. 3, advance to today's 1:30 p.m. semi-final against No. 2 Santa Clara. Pepperdine, the No. 1 seed, will face No. 5 Saint Mary's in the other semi. When yesterday's match was suspended due to rain, the match was tied 1-all. USD returned today to earn wins at No. 2 (Chris Coetzee), No. 5 (Ryo Sekiguchi) and No. 6 (Matt Ozurovich) singles to advance. Today's consolation matches (#4 Portland vs. #8 Gonzaga; #6 LMU vs. #7 USF) are being played at San Diego State.

No. 3 San Diego 4, No. 6 San Francisco 1
(order of finish: 3, 1, 2, 6, 5, 4)

#1 Matthew Berry (USF) def. Thomas Liversage (USD); 6-1, 7-5
#2 Chris Coetzee (USD) def. Falko Huettenberger (USF); 6-2, 7-5
#3 Jonas Mouly (USD) def. Thong Tu (USF); 6-2, 6-3
#4 Charl Wolmarans (USD) vs. Rainer Nachbauer (USF); Did Not Finish
#5 Ryo Sekiguchi (USD) def. Asaf Cohen (USF); 6-2, 6-2
#6 Matt Ozurovich (USD) def. Einar Hart (USF); 6-3, 6-3