Men and Women Close Out Day One of Tennis Championships

April 24, 2003

OJAI, Calif. - The USC men's and women's tennis teams endured a difficult first day of competition on Thursday, April 24, at the 2003 Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. All 11 of USC's singles entries were eliminated in the first two rounds.

The Trojans' performances were highlighted by Johan Berg, Parker Collins, Anita Loyola, Maureen Diaz and Bernadette Bayani, who won each of their first round match-ups. All five were eventually eliminated in the second round.

Ruben Torres and Melissa Esmero both pulled out of their respective draws prior to the start of the tournament.

USC must now prepare to bounce back in the Pac-10 Doubles Tournament and Invitational, beginning tomorrow, April 25.

2003 Pac-10 Individual Championships April 24-27 Ojai, California

MAIN DRAW - MEN'S SINGLES

First Round -- Thursday, April 24
Johan Berg (USC) def. Whi Kim (ARIZ) - 6-4, 6-7, 6-3
Sam Warburg (STAN) def. Daniel Langre (USC) - 6-3, 6-4
David Martin (STAN) def. Scott Patterson (USC) - 6-1, 6-3

Round of 16 -- Thursday, April 24
Marcin Matkowski (UCLA) def. Johan Berg (USC) - 6-3, 6-4

INVITATIONAL DRAW - MEN'S SINGLES

First Round -- Thursday, April 24
Daniel Tontz, Bye
Parker Collins (USC) def. Kevin Patrick (CAL) - 6-2, 6-1

Round of 16 -- Thursday, April 24
Chris Surapol (UCLA) def. Daniel Tontz (USC) - 6-0, 6-2
Philip Sheng (STAN) def. Parker Collins (USC) - 6-4, 6-3

MAIN DRAW - WOMEN'S SINGLES

First Round -- Thursday, April 24
Anita Loyola (USC) def. Darija Klaic (WASH) - 7-6, 1-0, ret (inj)
Susi Wild (UCLA) def. Jewel Peterson (USC) - 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Catherine Lynch (CAL) - 6-4, 6-7(1), 6-1
Dea Sumantri (WASH) def. Tiffany Brymer (USC) - 5-7, 6-0, 6-4

Round of 16 -- Thursday, April 24
Alice Barnes (STAN) def. Anita Loyola (USC) - 7-5, 6-0
Maja Mlakar (ARIZ) def. Maureen Diaz (USC) - 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

INVITATIONAL DRAW - WOMEN'S SINGLES

First Round -- Thursday, April 24
Bernadette Bayani (USC) def. Annabelle Stepanchuk (WSU) - 7-5, 2-6, 6-4

Round of 16 -- Thursday, April 24
Colleen Gray (WASH) def. Bernadette Bayani (USC) - 6-0, 6-2

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