Browne and Murphy Fall in Quarterfinals at Doubles Tourney

March 7, 2009

LA JOLLA, Calif. - California men's tennis assistant coach Tyler Browne and freshman Tommie Murphy took their fourth seed and advanced to the quarterfinals at the 120th Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship today at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club by defeating Ilja Orre and Dominic Pagon of William and Mary, 6-3, 7-5. There, the Golden Bear tandem fell in an upset to ninth-seeded Nick Meister and Haythem Abid of UCLA in two sets, 6-1, 6-1.

The California men's tennis team returns to action in dual matches this week as the Bears face the University of Alabama-Birmingham on Tuesday (March 10) in a match scheduled to begin not before 1:30 p.m. The No. 7-ranked women's tennis team takes on No. 5 Baylor in a 10 a.m. match the same day. Both matches will take place at the Hellman Tennis Complex with live video available via CalBears.com.

For complete information, draws and results from the doubles championship, please visit tennislink.usta.com and search for tournament ID# 651811109. For more information on the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, point your browser to www.ljbtc.com.

2009 Pacific Coast Men's Doubles ChampionshipLa Jolla Beach and Tennis Club | La Jolla, Calif.

Saturday, March 7, 2009Quarterfinal(9) Haythem Abid/Nick Meister def. (4) Tyler Browne/Tommie Murphy 6-1, 6-1Round of 16(4) Tyler Browne/Tommie Murphy def. Ilja Orre/Dominic Pagon 6-3, 7-5

Friday, March 6, 2009Round of 32(4) Tyler Browne/Tommie Murphy def. Michael Beron/Matthew Tosches 7-6(4), 6-7(6), 6-1Kris Kwinta/Chris Surapol def. (4) Geoff Chizever/Heavey 6-4, 6-2Ted Kelly/Bradley Klahn def. Nick Andrews/Bozhidar Katsarov 6-3, 6-3Round of 64(4) Tyler Browne/Tommie Murphy def. Sam Garforth-Bles/Dennis Polyakov 7-6(9), 6-2(4) Geoff Chizever/Eoin Heavey def. Trenton Alenik/Zack Siegler 6-1, 6-2Nick Andrews/Bozhidar Katsarov def. Billy Grokenberger/Chase Melton 6-0, 6-0Ilja Orre/Dominic Pagon def. Zach Gilbert/Evan Rose 7-6(8), 6-3Round of 128Nick Andrews/Bozhidar Katsarov def. Brian Maher/David Shaheen 6-2, 6-3Consolation Round (2)Brook Deming/Brian Rager def. Zach Gilbert/Evan Rose 7-6, 6-4

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