Men And Women Improve On Day Two of Tennis Championships

April 25, 2003

OJAI, Calif. - A day after struggling through the first two rounds of the singles tournament, the USC men's and women's tennis teams rebounded with improved play in the doubles draws on Friday, April 25, the second day of the 2003 Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif.

The Trojans duo of Parker Collins and Daniel Langre will compete in the semifinal round of the Pac-10 Tournament main draw on Saturday, April 26, thanks to two victories on Friday. Collins and Langre defeated Washington's Matt Hanlin and Dillon Ruby, 8-4, in the first round, then stunned Cal's John Paul Fruttero and Patrick Briaud, 8-5, in the round of 16 to advance to the semis.

Bernadette Bayani and Melissa Esmero led the Women of Troy on Friday, also advancing to Saturday's semifinal in the women's invitational draw. The pair earned a first round bye then defeated Washington's Kathy Chi and Steph Svanfeldt, 8-4, in the second round.

USC's Jewel Peterson and Tiffany Brymer won their first round match-up over Shilpa Joshi and Anya Loncaric of UCLA, 8-4, but were eliminated by the Huskies' Colleen Gray and Dea Sumantri, 8-5, in the following round.

2003 Pac-10 Individual Championships
April 24-27 - Ojai, Calif.

MAIN DRAW - MEN'S DOUBLES

Round of 16 -- Friday, April 25
Parker Collins/Daniel Langre (USC) def. Matt Hanlin/Dillon Ruby (WASH) - 8-4

Quarterfinals -- Friday, April 25
Parker Collins/Daniel Langre (USC) def. Patrick Briaud/John Paul Fruttero (CAL) - 8-5

Semifinals -- Saturday, April 26

Finals -- Sunday, April 27

INVITATIONAL DRAW - MEN'S DOUBLES

Round of 16 -- Friday, April 25
Chris Lam/Chris Surapol (UCLA) def. Scott Patterson/Daniel Tontz (USC) - 8-1

MAIN DRAW - WOMEN'S DOUBLES

Round of 16 -- Friday, April 25
Anita Loyola/Luana Magnani (USC) def. Courtney Nagle/Daria Panova (ORE) - 8-4
Tiffany Brymer/Jewel Peterson (USC) def. Shilpa Joshi/Anya Loncaric (UCLA) - 8-4

Quarterfinals -- Friday, April 25
Colleen Gray/Dea Sumantri (WASH) def. Anita Loyola/Luana Magnani (USC) - 8-6
Maja Mlakar/Emilie Scribot (ARIZ) def. Tiffany Brymer/Jewel Peterson (USC) - 8-5

INVITATIONAL DRAW - WOMEN'S DOUBLES

Round of 16 -- Friday, April 25
Bernadette Bayani/Melissa Esmero (USC) - Bye

Quarterfinals -- Friday, April 25
Bernadette Bayani/Melissa Esmero (USC) def. Kathy Chi/Steph Svanfeldt (WASH) - 8-4

Semifinals -- Saturday, April 26

Finals -- Sunday, April 27

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