Pacific men's tennis won its home opener today over Eastern Washington, 6-1.
The Tigers outplayed the Eagles all day long and only took loses at No. 1 doubles and No. 6 singles to improve to 1-1 on the season.
"I was really encouraged with the statement the team made today. We had a lot to work on after our last match and we absolutely came out and did that," head coach Ryan Redondo said. "We will again get back at it and build confidence in our discipline and training this week."
- At No.1 doubles, juniors Tadiwa Chinamo and Johnathan Lieu fell to EWU's Mikayel Khachatryan and Jeremy Field, 6-3.
- At No. 2 doubles, junior Akram El Sallaly and freshman Philip Hjorth defeated Wout Douman and Martin Bats, 6-3.
- At No. 3 Doubles, juniors Ross Watson and John Horoz Garner cruised to a 6-1 victory over Jan Lajos and Jeremy Mueller.
- At No. 1 singles, Hjorth cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Khachatryan.
- At No. 2 singles, Watson defeated Field easily 6-2, 6-1.
- At No. 3 singles, Chinamo defeated Bats 6-3, 6-3.
- At No. 4 singles, Lieu defeated Mueller 6-4, 6-3.
- At No. 5 singles, El Sallaly defeated Lajos in dominating fashion, 6-0, 6-0.
- At No. 6 singles, freshman Josef Southcombe fell to Douman in a three-set match, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Pacific stays home next Sunday at the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center to host Nevada in a noon match.