Oct. 25, 2002
Malibu, Calif. -Top seed Tobias Clemens of UCLA and three Bruin teammates have advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Omni Hotels Region VIII-South Championships at Pepperdine's Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.
Clemens recorded a 6-1, 6-4 third round win Friday over Calle Hansen of Pepperdine and will face Pim Van Mele of Arizona State in a quarterfinal round match on Saturday morning beginning at 9 a.m. Van Mele recorded a three-set third round victory over intrastate rival Carl Hagman of Arizona, winning by scores of 7-6, 4-6, 6-2. UCLA teammates Lassi Ketola and Chris Lam will square-off in a quarterfinal round match on Saturday. Ketola recorded a 6-3, 6-2 third round win over Scott Doerner of Pepperdine, while Lam, the No. 5 seed, defeated Johan Berg of USC by a 7-5, 6-2 count. UCLA's Erfan Djahangiri, the No. 6 seed, downed Alex Anselme of UC Santa Barbara by scores of 6-2, 6-2 and will face the Gauchos' Mirco Schwindt in the quarterfinals. Schwindt downed UCLA's Alberto Francis in third round play by scores of 6-2, 7-5. Diego Acuna of Pepperdine knocked off No. 7 seed Daniel Langre of USC in third round action and will meet Colin O'Grady of Arizona in the quarterfinals. O'Grady defeated the Trojans' Jeff Kazarian by scores of 7-5, 4-6, 6-4.
Rain forced the suspension of play Friday at 1 p.m. in the midst of third round action in the consolation singles draw. Doubles play was cancelled. The remaining tournament schedule is as follows:
Remaining third round matches suspended due to rain and will resume on Saturday morning beginning at 9 a.m.
Saturday, October 26 -- Quarterfinal round singles main draw; 9 a.m. Third round singles consolation draw; 9 a.m. Semifinal round singles main draw; Noon Quarterfinal round consolation draw; Noon Second round doubles; 2 p.m. Quarterfinal round doubles; 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 27 -- Singles championship; Noon Remainder of schedule; TBA
Main Draw Singles Friday, October 25, 2002 at Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center; Malibu, California Best two-of-three sets
Third Round -- (1) Tobias Clemens (UCLA) d. (9-16) Calle Hansen (PEP); 6-1, 6-4 (9-16) Pim Van Mele (ASU) d. Carl Hagman (AZ); 7-6, 4-6, 6-2 (9-16) Lassi Ketola (UCLA) d. Scott Doerner (PEP); 6-3, 6-2 (5) Chris Lam (UCLA) d. (9-16) Johan Berg (USC); 7-5, 6-2 (6) Erfan Djahangiri (UCLA) d. Alex Anselme (UCSB); 6-2, 6-2 Mirco Schwindt (UCSB) d. Alberto Francis (UCLA); 6-2, 7-5 (9-16) Diego Acuna (PEP) d. (7) Daniel Langre (USC); 6-2, 7-5 Colin O'Grady (AZ) d. Jeff Kazarian (USC); 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Consolation Draw Singles Friday, October 25, 2002 at Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center; Malibu, California Best two-of-three sets with 10-point tie-breaker
Second Round -- Scott Patterson (USC) d. Nicolas Schaffner (USD); 6-4, 4-6 (10-6) Jaako Asuja (LMU) d. Chris Stewart (ASU); 6-4, 6-4 Olivier Charroin (ASU) d. Peter Surapol (UCI); 6-4, 6-3 Eric Yandoc (UCI) d. Brent Davis (UCR); 6-3, 6-1 Michael Wojnarowicz (LMU) advanced via walkover Jason Pongsrikul (USD) d. Jon Endrikat (UCI); 7-6 (6), 6-1 Rob Blair (USD) d. Clint Letcher (ASU); 6-3, 6-2 Brian Morton (UCI) d. Daniel Andrus (AZ); 1-2 retired Pierrick Ysern (USD) d. Travis Kinard (UCLA); 2-6, 7-6 (10-7) Kevin Borzenski (PEP) d. Tim Mullane (AZ); 6-1, 6-4 Sean O'Connor (UCI) d. Jonathan Stott (ASU); 6-1, 6-0 Carlos Palencia (UCSB) d. Ben Regin (USD); 6-3, 7-6 (8) Ryan McBride (ASU) d. Aaron Yovan (UCLA); 3-6, 7-5 (10-5) Chris Surapol (UCLA) d. Tigran Martirosyan (LMU); 4-6, 6-4 (10-7) Anthony Evrard (LMU) d. Aaron Bert (UCI); 6-2, 6-7 (10-7) Parker Collins (USC) d. Dontia Haynes (UCI); 6-3, 7-5
Third Round -- Michael Wojnarowicz (LMU) d. Jason Pongsrikul (USD); 6-3, 2-6 (10-5) Pierrick Ysern (USD) d. Kevin Borzenski (PEP); 6-1, 6-3