Bears Beat Dons

March 18, 2007

PEBBLE BEACH - The California men's tennis team won its second match in the second annual USF Pebble Beach Collegiate Classic, with a 5-2 victory over USF, Sunday afternoon in Pebble Beach, Calif. The Golden Bears (9-4) increased their winning streak to six.

Cal got the day started off well with three doubles victories to take the opening point. The duo of seniors Tyler Browne and John Pettit got back on track, after a tough loss yesterday, with an 8-5 win over Matt Berry and Asaf Cohen. On the No. 3 court, sophomores Eoin Heavey and Geoff Chizever notched their second doubles win of the weekend, beating Einar Hart and Mitch Del Rosario, 8-5.

In singles action, the Bears took four of the six matches. On the No. 1 court, junior Pierre Mouillon dropped the first set to Berry, 6-1, but rebounded to take the second, 6-3. In a close third set, it was Mouillon who won the set, 7-6, to take the match.

Freshman Kallim Stewart came back strong against the Dons after a tough loss to SMU yesterday. He defeated Rainer Nachbauer, 6-2, 6-1.

Junior Ken Nakahara, who is currently on a six-match winning streak, recorded a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Cohen on the fifth court. Cal hasn't lost a match this season when Nakahara wins his singles match.

Next weekend, Cal travels to Hawaii for three matches. The first match will be against San Diego State on Saturday, March 24.

Singles

Pierre Mouillon, Cal d. Matt Berry, USF 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
Thong Tu, USF d. Daniel Sebescen, Cal 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
Falko Huettenberger, USF d. Eoin Heavey, Cal 7-5, 6-4
Kallim Stewart, Cal d. Rainer Nachbauer, USF 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5)
Ken Nakahara, Cal d. Asaf Cohen, USF 6-2, 6-1
Geoff Chizever, Cal d. Einar Hart, USF 6-3, 6-3

Doubles Results:
Tyler Browne/John Pettit, Cal d. Berry/Cohen, USF 8-5
Mouillon/Sebescen, Cal d. Tu/Nachbauer USF 8-4
Heavey/Geoff Chizever, Cal d. Hart/Mitch Del Rosario USF 8-5

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