April 29, 2011
Palm Springs, Calif. -
BIG WEST TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
INDIAN WELLS TENNIS GARDEN
MEN'S FIRST ROUND
PACIFIC (4), UC DAVIS (0)
No. 3 seed Pacific rolled to a 4-0 win against sixth-seeded UC Davis in the first round of the Big West Men's Tennis Championship on Friday at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
The Tigers collected the doubles point as Artem Gramma and Tomasz Krzyszkowski won at No. 3 while Fernando Ristow and Angus Thomson were victorious at No. 2.
In singles play, Ivan Castro put the Tigers up 2-0 when he whitewashed Kyle Miller 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4. Alex Golding was a 6-1, 6-3 winner against Chris Aria. Ristow notched the match-clinching point with his 6-0, 6-4 victory at No. 3.
Pacific (12-10) advances to Saturday's semifinal action against No. 2 seed Cal Poly at 9:00 a.m. UC Davis finishes its season at 5-13.
1. Ivan Castro / Alex Golding (PAC) vs. Lopez/Coates (UCD) - DNF
2. Fernando Ristow / Angus Thomson (PAC) def. Sherbakov/Haley (UCD) - 8-3
3. Artem Gramma / Tomasz Krzyszkowski (PAC) def. G. Horowitz/J. Horowitz (UCD) - 8-0
Order of Finish: 3, 2
1. Artem Gramma (PAC) vs. Nick Lopez (UCD) - DNF
2. Tomasz Krzyszkowski (PAC) vs. Toki Sherbakov (UCD) - DNF
3. Fernando Ristow (PAC) def. Connor Coates (UCD) - 6-0, 6-4
4. Ivan Castro (PAC) def. Kyle Miller (UCD) - 6-0, 6-0
5. Alex Golding (PAC) def. Chris Aria (UCD) - 6-1, 6-3
6. Lance Dugan (PAC) vs. Alec Haley (UCD) - DNF
Order of Finish: 4, 5, 3