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WCC Men's Tennis Championship Day 2 Recap

April 21, 2007

San Diego, Calif. - Pepperdine and San Diego advanced to Sunday's WCC Men's Tennis Championship match with straight set wins on Saturday afternoon on the campus of the University of San Diego. The No. 1 seeded Waves defeated No. 5 Saint Mary's, 4-0, while No. 3 San Diego topped No. 2 Santa Clara, 4-1.

In other second round action, No. 4 Portland downed No. 8 Gonzaga, 6-1, while No. 6 San Francisco defeated No. 7 LMU, 4-2.

The Waves (21-7) will be searching for their 17th straight WCC crown and 38th overall when they face the host Toreros on Sunday beginning at 1:30 p.m.

No. 1 Pepperdine 4, No. 5 Saint Mary's 0

Doubles:
No. 1 Altmann/Johnson (PEP) vs. Fauvre/Sion; Did Not Finish
No. 2 Begemann/Kamel (PEP) def. Kusnierz/Platonov; 8-5
No. 3 Beidas/Lemke (PEP) def. Ozpinar/Zannoni; 8-5
Order of Finish: 2, 3

Singles:
No. 1 Andre Begemann (PEP) vs. Joel Kusnierz (SMC); Did Not Finish
No. 2 Bassam Beidas (PEP) vs. Andre Sion (SMC); Did Not Finish
No. 3 James Lemke (PEP) def. Achim Christner (SMC); 6-2, 6-0
No. 4 Richard Johnson (PEP) vs. Adam Fauvre (SMC); Did Not Finish
No. 5 Omar Altmann (PEP) def. Yury Platonov (SMC); 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 Mahmoud Kamel (PEP) def. Andrea Zannoni (SMC); 6-3, 4-6, 6-0Order of Finish: 5, 3, 6

No. 3 USD 4, No. 2 Santa Clara 1

Doubles
1. Coetzee/Liversage (USD) def. Macek/Rasmussen 8-3
02. Brogan/Wong def. Ozurovich/Sekiguchi (USD) 8-2
3. Mouly/Wolmarans (USD) def. Gallman/Shields 8-5

Singles
1. Thomas Liversage (USD) vs. Jan Macek - DNF
2. Chris Coetzee (USD) vs. Brian Brogan - DNF
3. Jonas Mouly (USD) def. Jay Wong 6-3, 7-5
4. Charles Wolmarans (USD) def. Bobby Rasmussen 7-6, 6-4
5. Ryo Sekiguchi (USD) def. Robert Gallman 6-2, 6-1
6. Blane Shields (SCU) def. Matt Ozurovich (USD) 6-3, 6-2

No. 4 Portland 6, No. 8 Gonzaga 1
Doubles:

1. Jager/Zivkovic (POR) def. Radetzky/Womack (GON) 8-2
2. Yemm/Strom (POR) vs. Cooper/Dojcak (GON) - Did Not Finish
3. Kincaid/Schleining (POR) def. Pineda/Adams (GON) 8-2
Order of Finish: 3, 1

Singles:
1. Bryce Cooper (GON) def. Filip Zivkovic (POR) 6-4, 6-3
2. Alex Strom (POR) def. Roman Dojcak (GON) 6-7 (11-9), 6-2, 10-5
3. Joel Kincaid (POR) def. Brett Womack (GON) 6-4, 6-2
4. Colby Jager (POR) def. Marco Pineda (GON) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
5. Charlie Yemm (POR) def. Zack Radetzky(GON) 6-2, 6-3
6. Scott Kennel (POR) def. Charles Adams (GON) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Order of Finish: 1, 5, 3, 6, 4, 2

No. 6 San Francisco 4, No. 7 Loyola Marymount 2
Doubles:
#1 - Berry/Huettenberger (USF) def. Tadevosian/Twarowski (LMU) 8-4
#2 - Phillips/Perez (LMU) def. Hart/Nachbauer (USF) 8-5
#3 - Maggi/Terrien (LMU) def. Cohen/Tu (USF) 8-3
Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1

Singles:
#1 - Matt Berry (USF) def. Nico Terrien (LMU) 6-2, 6-2
#2 - Sam Tadevosian (LMU) def. Falko Huettenberger (USF) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
#3 - Jacek Twarowski (LMU) vs. Thong Tu (USF) - Did Not Finish
#4 - Rainer Nachbauer (USF) def. Matt Phillips (LMU) 6-0, 6-4
#5 - Asaf Cohen (USF) def. Nikola Petrov (LMU) 6-2, 7-6
#6 - Mitch Del Rosario (USF) def. Nick Perez (LMU) 6-4, 6-7, 6-1
Order of Finish: 1, 4, 2, 5, 6

Sunday Schedule (all at USD)

Consolation Final (5th Place)
No. 4 Portland vs. No. 6 San Francisco - 9:00 am

Classification Final (7th Place)
No. 7 Loyola Marymount vs. No. 8 Gonzaga - 9:00 am

Competitor Final (3rd Place)
No. 2 Santa Clara vs. No. 5 Saint Mary's - 12:30 pm

Championship Final
No. 1 Pepperdine vs. No. 3 San Diego - 2:30 pm