Men's Tennis Has Three Advance To Round Of 16

Oct. 23, 2003

CARSON, Calif. -- USC men's tennis advanced three singles players and one doubles team in the second day of play at the 2003 ITA West Regional Championship on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Home Depot Center in Carson.

In the first day of main draw competition, the Trojans' had all five singles players win their opening round matches. Sixth-seeded Johan Berg defeated Arizona's Daniel Andrus, 6-3, 6-4, Drew Hoskins beat UCLA's Aaron Yovan, 6-0, 7-5, eighth-seeded Daniel Langre swept San Francisco's Pablo Pires de Almeida, 6-0, 6-0, and Ruben Torres defeated Fresno State's Andy Sinn, 6-3, 7-6.

But the first round highlight was the play of senior Scott Patterson, who upset third-seeded Chris Lam of UCLA, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4. Patterson won two qualifying matches on Wednesday to earn a spot in the main draw.

Three Trojans advanced to Friday's Round of 16 with second-round victories Thursday afternoon. Berg defeated Mirza Korstovic of San Diego, 6-2, 6-1, Torres defeated Fresno State's Andy Sin, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, and Hoskins got past ninth-seeded Tom Lloyd when Lloyd retired in the second set.

In the opening round of doubles competition, USC's fifth-seeded team of Berg and Hoskins defeated UCLA's Chris Lam and Chris Surapol, 8-2, to advance to Friday's Round of 16.

For complete tournament results, please go to:
Singles Results
Doubles Results

Following are USC's tournament results.

Singles Qualifier - Round of 64
Scott Patterson (USC) - Bye

Singles Qualifier - Round of 32
Scott Patterson (USC) def. Aaron Burt (UCI) - 7-6, 6-0

Singles Qualifier - Round of 16
Scott Patterson (USC) def. Stephen Conching (UOP) - 6-3, 6-2

Main Draw Singles - First Round (Round of 64)
(6) #87 Johan Berg (USC) def. Daniel Andrus (Ariz) - 6-3, 6-4
Drew Hoskins (USC) def. Aaron Yovan (UCLA) - 6-0, 7-5
(8) Daniel Langre (USC) def. Pablo Pires de Almeida (USF) - 6-0, 6-0
Scott Patterson (USC) def. (3) #29 Chris Lam (UCLA) - 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
(9-16) Ruben Torres (USC) def. Andy Sinn (FSU) - 6-3, 7-6

Main Draw Singles - Second Round (Round of 32)
(6) #87 Johan Berg (USC) def. Mirza Korstovic (USD) - 6-2, 6-1
Drew Hoskins (USC) def. (9-16) Tom Lloyd (Ariz) - 6-0, retired
Lennart Maack (UOP) def. (8) Daniel Langre (USC) - 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Segiu Modoc (FSU) def. Scott Patterson (USC) - 6-4, 6-3
(9-16) Ruben Torres (USC) def. Jeff Das (USD) - 4-6, 6-3, 7-6

Main Draw Doubles - First Round (Round of 32)
(5-8) Johan Berg / Drew Hoskins (USC) def. Chris Lam/Chris Surapol (UCLA) - 8-2
Beau Berglund/Nico Terrien (LMU) def. Daniel Langre / Ruben Torres (USC) - default (injury)

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