Park Narrowly Defeated In SCTA Championship Match

Nov. 15, 2001

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - In a match that was postponed four days due to rain, USC senior Andrew Park fell to UCLA's Tobias Clemens in the title match of the 45th Southern California Intercollegiate Championships at the Los Angeles Tennis Club on Thursday, Nov. 15. The finals were originally scheduled to be played on Sunday, Nov. 11.

In one of the closest singles finals ever, Clemens edged Park in a third set tiebreaker, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6(3).

Complete tournament results to follow.

Qualifying Singles
Round of 64 - Wednesday, Nov. 7

Christian Jensen (USC) def. Jorge Garcia (CSLA) - 6-3, 6-2
Garrett Wong (USC) - bye
Teige Sullivan (USC) - bye

Round of 32 - Wednesday, Nov. 7
Marcio Pepe (UCSB) def. Christian Jensen (USC) - 6-1, 6-0
Mike Placek (UCSB) def. Garrett Wong (USC) - 6-2, 6-7 (6), 7-5
Greg Biorkman (UCI) def. Teige Sullivan (USC) - default

Main Draw Singles
Round of 32 - Thursday, Nov. 8

Ruben Torres (USC) def. Donte L. Haynes (UCI) - 6-3, 6-4
Damien Spizzo (USC) def. Alex Yaftali (UCSB) - 6-4, 6-2
Marcin Kosakowski (UCSB) def. Prakash Amritraj (USC) - Withdrawn (inj.)
Daniel Langre (USC) def. Johannes Asuja (LMU) - 6-2, 6-4
Andrew Park (USC) def. Ilya Leshinsky (UCSB) - 6-0, 6-1

Round of 16 - Thursday, Nov. 8
Tobias Clemens (UCLA) def. Ruben Torres (USC) - 6-1, 6-2
Carlos Palencia (UCSB) def. Damien Spizzo (USC) - 6-3, 6-2
Daniel Langre (USC) def. Diego Acuna (Pepp) - 6-1, 7-5
Andrew Park (USC) def. Leopold Graeubig (LMU) - 6-3, 6-3

Quarterfinals - Friday, Nov. 9
Andrew Park (USC) def. Daniel Langre (USC) - 6-4, 3-0, retired (inj.)

Semifinals - Saturday, Nov. 10
Andrew Park (USC) def. Jonathan Endrikat (UCI) - 6-4, 6-1

Finals - Thursday, Nov. 15
Tobias Clemens (UCLA) def. Andrew Park (USC) - 6-2, 4-6, 7-3 (3)

Qualifying Doubles
Round of 32 - Thursday, Nov. 8

Sullivan/Torres (USC) - bye
Jensen/Wong (USC) def. Bormand/Hekmat (UCI) - 8-5

Round of 16 - Thursday, Nov. 8
Sullivan/Torres (USC) def. Haynes/Williams (UCI) - default
Betyar/Singleton (UCR) def. Jensen/Wong (USC) - 8-2

Main Draw Doubles
Round of 16 - Friday, Nov. 9
Malacek/Parrott (Portland) def. Sullivan/Torres (USC) - 8-6
Davis/Stevens (UCR) def. Langre/Spizzo (USC) - Withdrew (inj.)

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