Al-Agba And Berg Win In NCAA Doubles First Round

May 26, 2005

USC's Jamil Al-Agba and Johan Berg won their first round doubles match at the 2005 NCAA Men's Division I Tennis Championships at Texas A&M's George P. Mitchell Tennis Center on Thursday (May 26), although Al-Agba lost in the second round of the singles tourney.

Al-Agba and Berg, ranked No. 35, defeated No. 36 Niels Buksik and Sandy Farquharson of Texas-Arlington, 6-2, 6-3. They next face No. 30 Jonathan Chu and Ashwin Kumar of Harvard in a second round match on Friday (May 27). Chu and Kumar were 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 upset winners over No. 9 Ockie Oosthuizen and Ben Rogers of Tennessee on Thursday.

In singles, No. 19 Al-Agba fell to top-seeded and No. 2-ranked Benedikt Dorsch of Baylor, 6-4, 6-0.

Rain delayed play throughout the day on Thursday.

2005 NCAA Men's Singles Championships

May 26, 2005 - College Station, Tx.

Second Round

#2 Benedikt Dorsch (Baylor) def. #19 Jamil Al-Agba (USC) 6-4, 6-0

2005 NCAA Men's Doubles Championships

May 26, 2005 - College Station, Tx.

First Round

#35 Jamil Al-Agba/Johan Berg (USC) def. #36 Niels Buksik/Sandy Farquharson (Texas-Arlington) 6-2, 6-3

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