Giron/Novikov Claim Title at Pacific Coast Doubles
March 3, 2013
La Jolla, Calif. - UCLA's Marcos Giron and Dennis Novikov took home the ultimate prize at the 124th Pacific Coast Doubles Championships on Sunday afternoon at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, posting a three-set victory over USC's Max De Vroome and Eric Johnson in the final.
The third-seeded Giron and Novikov played two matches on Sunday, beginning their day with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 victory over ninth-seeded Denis Lin and John Morrissey of Stanford in the semifinals. The Bruin duo returned to the court shortly thereafter for the championship match, where they beat the third-seeded De Vroome and Johnson, 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4.
Giron and Novikov won seven-straight matches during the tournament. Below are their full results:
1st Rd. - def. Matthew Colonnese/Max Levine (Villanova), 6-0, 6-0
Complete results from the tournament can be found here: 124th Pacific Coast Doubles Championships
UCLA returns to action this Wednesday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, hosting Hawai'i at 1:30 p.m.
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