USC's Farah/Johnson Move Into ITA Quarterfinals

Nov. 7, 2008

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. - USC's junior-freshman doubles duo of Robert Farah and Steven Johnson have claimed another win at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, Va., moving into tomorrow's quarterfinals against Mississippi's Berg/tenBerge pair.

Today in Virginia, Farah spent a busy day doing double duty with singles and doubles play on his plate. Fifth-seeded Farah grabbed a 6-2, 6-3 win in the singles Round of 16 over Guillermo Gomez of Georgia Tech to move into the afternoon's quarterfinals. There, Farah faced No. 3 seed Daniel Vallverdu of Miami and took the match to three sets before falling 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-1 to bow out of singles play.

In today's doubles Round of 16, Farah and Johnson took on Auburn-Montgomery pair Johnson/Tucker and pinned up an 8-5 win to move into tomorrow's doubles quarterfinals.

ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.

SINGLES
(5) Robert Farah
Round of 32 - Nov. 6
def. Bruno Agostinelli (KEN) - 7-5, 3-6, 6-4
Round of 16 - Nov. 7
def. Guillermo Gomez (GaTech) - 6-2, 6-3
Quarterfinals - Nov. 7
lost to (3) Daniel Vallverdu (Miami) - 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-1

DOUBLES
Robert Farah / Steven Johnson
Round of 32 - Nov. 6
def. Johnson/Tucker (Auburn-Montgomery) - 8-5
Round of 16 - Nov. 7
def. Barrick/Singh (UVA) - 8-5
Quarterfinals - Nov. 8
vs. Berg/tenBerge (Mississippi) - 12:30 p.m. ET

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