Farah/Johnson Fall In ITA Doubles Final

Nov. 9, 2008

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. - USC doubles team Robert Farah / Steven Johnson were dealt their first loss of the ITA National Indoor Championships today in Charlottesville, Va. The Trojan team had powered into the title match of the prestigious tournament, taking on the tournament's top seeds Forman/Parr of Wake Forest.

In today's championship match, Farah/Johnson kept plenty of pressure on the Wake Forest pair, going to tiebreakers in both sets, only to have Forman/Parr pull out victory with a 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) decision.

Farah/Johnson now hold a 10-2 record as a team this fall.

ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships
Charlottesville, Va.

DOUBLES
Robert Farah / Steven Johnson
Round of 16 - Nov. 6
def. Johnson/Tucker (Auburn-Montgomery) - 8-5
Quarterfinals - Nov. 7
def. Barrick/Singh (UVA) - 8-5
Semifinals - Nov. 8
def. Berg/tenBerge (Mississippi) - 7-6 (2), 6-2
Championship - Nov. 9
lost to (1) Forman/Parr (Wake Forest) - 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5)

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

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