Francis, Kwinta Reach Quarters at Bulldog Classic

Oct. 11, 2003

Fresno, Calif. - Bruin juniors Alberto Francis and Kris Kwinta each won a pair of singles matches Friday in the Flight-A singles draw of the Fresno State Bulldog Tennis Classic. The Bruins also had two doubles teams post victories.

Francis defeated UCSB's Michael Frick, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round and then defeated UNLV's Aviram Salomon, 6-2, 6-3 in the second round. He next faces Washington's Alex Slovic in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Kwinta posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Santa Clara's Gernot Fischer in the first round before dispatching of Fresno State's Alex Krohn, 6-3, 6-0 in the second round. He matches up against USC's Ruben Torres in the quarterfinals.

In doubles play, Francis and Kwinta teamed together to defeat UNLV's Massaro/Blagajevic, 8-2. UCLA's other team of Chris Surapol/Aaron Yovan defeated Santa Clara's Fischer/Kochanski, 9-8(0).

Surapol, Jason Nguyen and Yovan dropped first-round singles matches Friday.


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Sunday, Mar 27
at Washington
Seattle, WA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 4 - 0
Sunday, Apr 10
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 0
Thursday, Apr 14
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 22
vs. Stanford
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. California
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Friday, May 13
vs. Weber State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, May 14
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, May 20
vs. Stanford
Tulsa, OK
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
L, 3 - 4
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