Moore and Rainey Move Into NCAA Quarterfinals

May 26, 2001

ATHENS, Ga. - For the second-consecutive year, USC's Ryan Moore and Nick Rainey advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship with a win on Saturday, May 26, at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

The 11th-ranked duo defeated Marco Baron and Chris McDonald of Mississippi State 6-3, 6-4 in the Round of 16 for the right to advance.

Moore and Rainey (5-8 seed) will face a familiar opponent in the next round. Top-seeded Huntley Montgomery and Brian Vahaly of Virginia defeated Stanford's K.J. Hippensteel and Alex Kim 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 this afternoon to play tomorrow. Moore and Rainey previously defeated the Virginia duo 8-5 in the first round of the NCAA Team Tournament.

NCAA Doubles Championship
May 26, 2001

First Round
Moore/Rainey (USC) def. Johansson/Tofft (Ark) - 6-4, 6-2

Round of 16
Moore/Rainey (USC) def. Baron/McDonald (Miss State) - 6-3, 6-4

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