Men's Tennis Falls Short To Golden Bears of Cal, 5-2
April 14, 2001
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Arizona State (9-11, 3-5) men's tennis team fell to the No. 26 Golden Bears of California (12-7, 4-3) today in Berkeley, 5-2.
Cal swept the Devils in doubles play, earning the team point, as each ASU doubles tandem was defeated by the Golden Bears, 8-4.
In singles action, the Devils came up a bit short, winning only two of the separate singles matches. On the No. 3 court, Mirza Duranovic won the last two sets to defeat Cal's Robert Kowalczyk, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0. ASU freshman Olivier Charroin was the other Devil to notch a victory, besting Ben Miles of the Golden Bears on the No. 5 court, 7-6, 6-2.
The Devils will wrap up regular season dual play next Saturday, April 21, against the Arizona Wildcats at 12:00 p.m. (MST) in Tucson.
DOUBLES:1. Kintz/Dmytruk (CAL) def. Dubey/Klinger (ASU), 8-42. Fruttero/Kowalczyk (CAL) def. Bowen/Eckermann (ASU), 8-43. Miles/Veress (CAL) def. Charroin/Van Mele (ASU), 8-4
SINGLES:1. (28) John Paul Fruttero (CAL) def. (62) Matt Klinger (ASU), 6-2, 6-12. (97) Balazs Veress (CAL) def. (69) Nic Dubey (ASU), 6-3, 6-13. (T99) Mirza Duranovic def. Robert Kowalczyk (CAL), 2-6, 6-4, 6-04. Scott Kintz (CAL) def. Pim Van Mele (ASU), 6-4, 6-35. Olivier Charroin (ASU) def.Ben Miles (CAL), 7-6, 6-26. Erik Dmytruk (CAL) def. Jarrod Eckermann (ASU), 6-1, 6-4