Men's Tennis Team Undefeated in Doubles at Fresno State Bronco Classic

Oct. 7, 2005

October 7, 2005Contact: Erin Rowley

Men's Tennis Team Kicks Off the Season at the Bronco Classic

Fresno, Calif.-- The Husky Men's tennis team started the season off with winning half of their singles matches and all of the doubles matches. With four new players on a team of eight, the Huskies look to achieve the same Pac-10 Champion success that the team enjoyed last season.

Junior Daniel Chu lead the charge in singles for the Huskies, defeating his opponent, Marco Foelz 6-2, 6-1.

Sophmores Klaus Jank and Andy Kuharszky suffered tough losses in the Flight A Singles round of 16. Kuharszky was defeated 6-3, 6-1 by Charles Irie of Fresno State and Jank lost to Eric Roberson 6-4, 6-2.

UW Freshman Andy Gerst was able to advance into the round of 16. Gerst defeated Allan Kelly of Pacific 6-4, 6-2. In the round of 16, Gerst lost a close match to Tom Liversage of San Diego, 7-6, 6-3.

Sophmore Mike Ricks overcame his Fresno State opponenet, Sam Tadevosian. After having won the tie breaker in the opening set, Ricks was able to roll to a straight set victory.

In doubles action, brothers David and Daniel Chu paired up against Pacific's Kelly and Zdravkovic, where upon the Chu brothers used their court chemistry to roll to a 8-3 victory.

Jank and Kuharzky tallied off two straight wins, 8-6 over Eric and State Roberson in the opening round of 16, and in the Quarterfinals the duo prevailed over Modoc and Irie of Fresno State 8-6. The sophomores will compete in the semifinals Sat. October 8th, along with the Chu Brothers.

Gerst and Ricks captured a 8-3 victory over Foelz and Jackson to advance to the Flight B Semifinal Round.

Action will continue all day Saturday and Sunday at the Fresno State Bronco Classic.

Flight A Singles Round of 16
Daniel Chu (UW) def. Manco Foelz (FP), 6-2, 6-1Eric Roberson (BS) def. Klaus Jank (UW) 6-4, 6-2Charles Irie (FS) def. Andy Kuharszky (UW) 6-3, 6-1

Flight B Singles Round of 32
Andy Gerst (UW) def. Alan Kelly (Pac.) 6-4, 6-2

Flight B Singles Round of 16
Mike Ricks (UW) def. Sam Tadevosian (FS) 7-6(3), 6-4Tom Liversage (SD) def. Andy Gerst (UW) 7-6, 6-3

Flight A Doubles Round of 16
Klaus Jank/Andy Kuharszky (UW) def. Eric Roberson/Steve Roberson (BS) 8-6

Flight A Doubles Quarterfinal Round
Klaus Jank/Andy Kuharszky (UW) def. Sergiu Modoc/Charles Irie (FS) 8-6David Chu/Daniel Chu (UW) def. Alan Kelly/Vladimir Zdravkovic (Pac.) 8-3

Flight B Doubles Quarterfinal Round
Andy Gerst/Mike Ricks (UW) def. Marco Foelz/Greg Jackson (FP) 8-3

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