Tigers Show San Francisco Dons They Are In It To Win It
San Francisco, Calif.-
Pacific got off to a slow start against the Dons after having lost the doubles point. The Tigers dropped the No. 1 and 2 doubles to the Dons but managed to pick up the third position. With that spark of inspiration, the Tigers pressed on, determined to produce desired results in their singles matches.
The singles matches brought about a great deal of momentum for the Tigers. Pacific proved victorious in five of the six singles events to secure the win for the Tigers. The Tigers were cruising past the competition earning solid scores in straight sets. The only tiebreak that was played during the match was in the No. 1 position as Ivan Castro faced William Schumacher in the first set. Castro went on to defeat Schumacher 7-5(5), 6-3.
At the conclusion of the match, Coach Redondo stated, "I am proud of the fight I saw today after the loss of the doubles point. We were slightly off in the No. 1 and 2 doubles today, but dominated in the singles events."
1. Jonathan Knowlman/ William Schumacher (San Francisco) def. Ivan Castro/Alex Hamilton (Pacific) 8-3
1. Ivan Castro (Pacific) def. William Schumacher (San Francisco) 7-6(5), 6-3
2. Tomasz Krzyszkowski (Pacific) def. Germain Bahri (San Francisco) 6-1, 6-2
3. Alex Golding (Pacific) def. Johan Samuelsson (San Francisco) 6-2, 6-0
4. Ben Mirkin (Pacific) def. Richard Bucalem (San Francisco) 6-2, 6-4
5. Erik Cederwall (Pacific) def. Bernardo Saraiva (San Francisco) 6-2, 6-1
6. Jacob Hartwig (San Francisco) def. Valentim Goncalves Jr. (Pacific) 6-2, 6-2
Final Score: Pacific 5, San Francisco University 2