Tennis Squads Bow Out of Pac-10 Championships

April 26, 2002

OJAI, Calif. - The University of Oregon's tennis programs finished up play at the Pac-10 Individual Championships on Friday. The Ducks had four doubles teams and one singles player still in main draw competition at the beginning day two at the Ojai Valley Tennis Club.On the women's side, Oregon freshman standout Daria Panova lost in her singles Quarterfinal match-up against USC's Jewel Peterson, 6-3, 7-5. In doubles the Ducks' duo of Davina Mendiburu and Courtney Nagle were upended by Petya Marinova and Sara Walker of UCLA, 8-1. Oregon's Ester Bak and Janice Nyland were defeated by Arizona's Debbie Larocque and Maja Mlakar, 8-3.

In men's doubles competition, Oregon's tandem of Oded Teig and Sven Swinnen were put away by Tiege Sullivan and Ruben Torres of USC, 8-4. Teammates Jason Menke and Martin Pawlowski lost as well on Friday, to Stanford's Scott Lipsky and David Martin, 9-7.

Both men's and women's squads look ahead to the NCAA Championships, which begin May 10-11.

Pac-10 Tennis Championships
Ojai, Calif.
April 26, 2002

Women's Main Draw
Singles Quarterfinals
Peterson, Jewel, USC d. Panova, Daria, ORE, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles Round of 16
Marinova, Petya/Walker, Sara, UCLA d. Mendiburu, Davina/Nagle, Courtney, ORE, 8-1
Larocque, Debbie/Mlakar, Maja, ARIZ d. Bak, Ester/Nyland, Janice, ORE, 8-3

Men's Main Draw
Doubles Round of 16
Sullivan, Tiege/Torres, Ruben, USC d. Swinnen, Sven/Teig, Oded, ORE, 8-4
Lipsky, Scott/Martin, David, STAN d. Menke, Jason/Pawlowski, Martin, ORE, 9-7

Invitational Draw

Doubles Round of 16
King, Chris/Kost, Manuel, ORE d. Felsenthal, Scott/Weiss, Nicholas, WASH, 8-1
Duranovic, Mirza/Stott, Jon, ASU d. Halberg, Kyle/Paalberg, Johan, ORE, 8-4

Francis, Alberto/Djahangiri, Erfan, UCLA d. King, Chris/Kost, Manuel, ORE, 8-5


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