Men's Tennis Rolls on in Second Day of ITA Regionals
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The University of Oregon men's tennis team had a slate full of matches in the second day of the ITA Regionals held at Santa Clara University. Johan Paalberg was the only Duck to come out victorious, but the match experience was very valuable to the young team.
Sophmore Chris King's seven match winning streak came to a halt in the third round of main draw singles when he lost to Chris Lamb of Santa Clara 6-0, 6-4.
'We got a lot of matches in. Were getting some much needed experience,' said Oregon coach Chris Russell.
The Duck's doubles tandem of Chris King and Johan Paalberg were defeated in the third round.
Chris Lamb (#9 seed - Santa Clara) def. Chris King (Oregon) 6-0, 6-1
1st Round Consolation
Johan Paalberg (Oregon) def. Scott Felsenthel (Washington) 7-5, 6-4
2nd Round Consolation
Maxime Lacroix (Pacific) def. Johan Paalberg (Oregon) 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (6)
Alex Vlaski/Peter Sharler (Washington) def. Chris King/Johan Paalberg (Oregon) 8-3