Pacific drops match to Hawai'i, 6-1

Pacific drops match to Hawai'i, 6-1

Pacific men's tennis (1-3) fell today in Hawai'i to the Rainbow Warriors, 6-1.

Pacific won just one match on the day. It came at No. 4 singles where junior Akram El Sallaly improved to 3-1 in singles play on the spring season with a win over Asad Siyyid, 7-6, 7-5. The Tigers took Hawai'i to three sets in every match in singles play.

The Tigers look to split the weekend doubleheader with Hawai'i tomorrow when it closes out the trip to the islands.

MATCH RECAP

Singles Play

1. Andre Ilagan (UH) def. Philip Hjorth (PAC) 4-6, 7-5, 6-4

2. Lucas Labrunie (UH) def. Ross Watson (PAC) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3

3. Blaz Seric (UH) def. Tadiwa Chinamo (PAC) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2

4. Akram El Sallaly (PAC) def. Asad Siyyid (UH) 7-6, 7-5

5. Tristan Martins (UH) def. Johnathan Lieu (PAC) 6-2, 3-6, 7-5

6. Simon Telo Alves (UH) def. Josef Southcombe (PAC) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2

 

Doubles Play

1. Andre Ilagan/Lucas Labrunie (UH) def. Johnathan Lieu/Tadiwa Chinamo (PAC) 6-4

2. Blaz Seric/Simon Telo Alves (UH) def. Akram El Sallaly/Philip Hjorth (PAC) 6-3

3. Asad Siyyid/Chia-Hua lu (UH) def. Ross Watson/Nathan Hampton (PAC) 6-2