No. 23 Men's Tennis Defeats Washington, 4-3
April 26, 2006
SANTA BARBRA, Calif. - The No. 23 California men's tennis defeated Washington, 4-3, in Santa Barbra, Calif., on Wednesday morning. For the first time this season Cal won the match, but fourth-ranked senior Conor Niland lost his singles match.
On the singles court, senior Lennart Maack defeated Jean-Noel Insausti in two sets, 7-6, 7-5 on the third court. In the fourth position, junior Daniel Sebescen beat Andy Kuharszky in two sets, 6-3, 6-2. In his last Pac-10 dual match, senior Dean Wallace defeated Klaus Jank, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, in the sixth position. Niland was upset for the first time this season, by Alex Slovic in the first position, 7-5, 6-1. No. 74 Tyler Browne was defeated in the second position by Pierre Metenier, 7-5, 1-6, 6-3. In the fifth position, Ken Nakahara fell to Daniel Chu, 2-6, 7-6, 6-2.
On the doubles court, Maack and Wallace picked up a win in the second position defeating Jank and Kuharszky, 8-1. Niland teamed with Nakhara in the third position to beat Insausti and Ricks, 8-3. Junior John Pettit and Sebescen did not finish their match with Chu and Slovic in the first position.
Cal will hit the courts tomorrow in the first day action of the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif.
California vs. Washington
11 a.m. - Wednesday, April 26, 2006
No. 1 (UW) Alex Slovic d. (CAL) Conor Niland, 7-5; 6-1
No. 2 (UW) Pierre Metenier d. (CAL) Tyler Browne, 7-5; 1-6; 6-3
No. 3 (CAL) Lennart Maack d. (UW) Jean-Noel Insausti, 7-6; 7-5
No. 4 (CAL) Daniel Sebescen d. (UW) Andy Kuharszky, 6-3; 6-2
No. 5 (UW) Daniel Chu d. (CAL) Ken Nakahara, 2-6; 7-6; 6-2
No. 6 (CAL) Dean Wallace d. (UW) Klaus Jank, 7-5; 4-6; 6-4
No. 1 (CAL) John Pettit / Daniel Sebescen vs. (UW) Daniel Chu / Alex Slovic, DNF
No. 2 (CAL) Lennart Maack / Dean Wallace d. (UW) Klaus Jank / Andy Kuharszky, 8-1
No. 3 (CAL) Conor Niland / Ken Nakahara d. (UW) Jean-Noel Insausti / Mike Ricks, 8-3