Pacific men's tennis (4-12, 1-3 WCC) dropped a West Coast Conference match on the road in Malibu to Pepperdine (7-8, 1-1 WCC), 4-0 on Friday.
Pepperdine took the doubles point with a 6-1 win on court three and went on to win a close match on court one, 6-4 to take an early 1-0 lead. Pepperdine went on to win matches in singles on courts five and four before eventually clinching the match with a 6-3, 6-0 win on court one.
Junior Tadiwa Chinamo played in one of the closest matches of the day on court three, but was nearing defeat in a 6-3, 5-3 match before the Waves clinched the match. On court six, Nathan Hampton played in a close first set, and won 7-5. He was up in the second set, 4-1 when the Waves clinched the victory. Freshman Philip Hjorth took the first set against Enrique Luque Rico 7-6 before his match went unfinished.
The Tigers wrap up a road trip tomorrow with a match in Los Angeles against Loyola Marymount starting at 1 p.m.
|1. Oeztbach, Adrian/Zeitvogel, Tim (PEPP) def. Akram El Sallaly/Tadiwa Chinamo (PAC) 6-4|
|2. Rico, Enrique Luque/Summaria, Corrado (PEPP) vs. Philip Hjorth/Ross Watson (PAC) 4-3, unfinished|
|3. Sborowitz, Matias/Jankowiak, Pawel (PEPP) def. Josef Southcombe/Nathan Hampton (PAC) 6-1
|1. Oeztbach, Adrian (PEPP) def. Ross Watson (PAC) 6-3, 6-0|
|2. Rico, Enrique Luque (PEPP) vs. Philip Hjorth (PAC) 6-7, unfinished|
|3. Summaria, Corrado (PEPP) vs. Tadiwa Chinamo (PAC) 6-3, 5-3, unfinished|
|4. Sborowitz, Matias (PEPP) def. Akram El Sallaly (PAC) 6-1, 6-3|
|5. Zeitvogel, Tim (PEPP) def. Jonathan Lieu (PAC) 6-0, 6-2|
|6. Jankowiak, Pawel (PEPP) vs. Nathan Hampton (PAC) 5-7, 1-4, unfinished|