Cal Men's Tennis Puts On Solid Showing At Bulldog Classic

Oct. 7, 2007

FRESNO, CALIF. - The Cal men's tennis team put on a solid showing at the 2007 Bulldog Classic in Fresno, Calif. with many player reaching finals in their individual flights in both singles and doubles play. Freshman Bozhidar Katzarov won the second flight championship by defeating Pacific's Artem Gramma 6-4, 6-2.

Sophomore Kallim Stewart and freshman Pedro Zerbini fought their way through a tough field in the main draw, both bowing out to competition in the quarterfinal. Stewart dropped straight sets to San Diego's Dean Jackson, 6-4, 7-5 and Zerbini los to Washington's Andy Kuharszsky 6-1, 6-4. Junior Nicolai Horgen made it to the final of the third flight singles draw but was not able to complete the run, falling to Siddharth Alapati (Fresno State), 6-2, 6-4.

The duo of senior captain Ken Nakahara and freshman Zach Gilbert were also able to rack up enough wins to represent Cal in the second flight's doubles final but weren't able to defeat Reiser/Elefant, falling 8-4.

The Golden Bears will spend the week preparing for the Wilson/ITA Regionals coming up on Oct. 12-16 in Seattle, Wash.

Main Flight Singles Quarterfinal Results
(3) Dean Jackson (SD) def. (5-8) Kallim Stewart (CAL), 6-4, 7-5(2) Andy Kuharszky (UW) def. Pedro Zerbini (CAL), 6-1, 6-4

Main Flight Singles Round of 16 Results
(5-8) Kallim Stewart (CAL) def. Jack Hui (UCSB), 6-4, 7-5Pedro Zerbini (CAL) def. (5-8) Chris Coetzee (SD), 6-4, 6-3

Main Flight Singles Round of 32 Results
Matt Carroll (FP) def. Ken Nakahara (CAL), 6-1, 6-2Laurent Garcin (NEV) def. (4) Jonathan Dahan (CAL), 6-4, 7-6(5-8) Kallim Stewart (CAL) def. David Gonzalez (PAC), 6-3, 6-3Pedro Zerbini (CAL) def. Darryn Young (CP), 6-3, 6-1

Main Flight Singles Consolation Semifinal Results
Charl Wolmarans (SD) def. Ken Nakahara (CAL), 6-4, 6-3

Main Flight Singles Consolation Quarterfinal Results
Ken Nakahara (CAL) def. Vegerd Veskimagi (UOP), 6-0, 6-2

Main Flight Singles Consolation Round of 16 Results
Ken Nakahara (CAL) def. Tobi Obenhaus (UW), 6-1, 6-7, (10-8)Drew Jacobs (CP) def. Jonathan Dahan (CAL), 6-0, 6-1

Flight 2 Singles Final Results
(1) Bohzidar Katsarov (CAL) def. (5-8) Artem Gramma (PAC), 6-4, 6-2

Flight 2 Singles Semifinal Results
(1) Bohzidar Katsarov (CAL) def. (5-8) David Chu (UW), 6-4, 7-5

Flight 2 Singles Quarterfinal Results
(1) Bohzidar Katsarov (CAL) def. (5-8) David Chu (UW), 6-4, 7-5Brad Bator (UW) def. Geoff Chizever (CAL), 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Flight 2 Round of 16 Results
(1) Bohzidar Katsarov (CAL) def. Holden Ching (SAC), 6-2, 6-1(4) Ryo Sekiguchi (UW) def. Zach Gilbert (CAL), 6-3, 6-2(3) Geoff Chizever (CAL) def. Maxime Adam (FP), 6-2, 6-3

Flight 3 Singles Final Results
Siddharth Alapati (FS) def. Nicolai Horgen (CAL), 6-2, 6-4

Flight 3 Singles Consolation Final Results
Nils Schive (SD) def. Andy Chirita (CAL), 6-4, 6-3

Main Flight Doubles Semifinal Results
Fafek/Leiby (FS) def. (2) Chizever/Zerbini (CAL), 8-4

Main Flight Doubles Quarterfinal Results
(1) Veerepalli/Zapletal (FS) def. Dahan/Stewart (CAL), 8-4(2) Chizever/Zerbini (CAL) def. Harbatsiuk/Stryhas (SAC), 8-6

Flight 2 Doubles Final Results
Reiser/Elefant (UCD) def. Gilbert/Nakahara (CAL), 8-4

Flight 2 Doubles Semifinal Results
Gilbert/Nakahara (CAL) def. Kanzelmeyer/Myard (NEV), 8-1

Flight 2 Doubles Quarterfinal Results
Gilbert/Nakahara (CAL) def. Daruty/Spearman (NEV), 8-3

Flight 2 Doubles Round of 16 Results
Gilbert/Nakahara (CAL) def. Garcia/Lopez (UCD), 8-4Reiser/Elefant (UCD) def. Katsarov/Chirita (CAL), 8-4

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