Ryan Haviland, David Martin Advance To Singles Quarterfinals In Sherwood Collegiate Cup

Jan. 13, 2001

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Stanford University men's tennis sophomores David Martin (Key Biscayne, FL/Boca Raton Prep) and Ryan Haviland (Sumter, SC/Sumter HS) each won two matches to advance to the quarterfinals of the Sherwood Collegiate Cup today at the Sherwood Country Club.

Martin, who is ranked 14th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's fall singles rankings, defeated UCLA's Travis Rettenmaire 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round. In the second round, Martin had a 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 win over Pepperdine's Sebastien Graeff.

Haviland opened the tournament with a 7-5, 6-2 win over USC's Ruben Torres and followed with a 7-6, 6-3 win over UCLA's Jean Noel Grinda.

Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY/Bellmore-Kennedy HS), Scotty Scott (Belvedere, CA/Pinewood School), and Carter Morris (Washington, D.C./St. Alban's HS) all split their matches, going 1-1 on the day.

Lipsky, who is ranked 46th, defeated Chase Exon of Pepperdine 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 before falling to UCLA's Tobias Clemens 6-4, 6-2.

Scott, ranked 43rd, handed Pepperdine's Ryan Redondo a 6-2, 6-1 loss, but fell in the second round to UCLA's Erfan Djahangiri 6-2, 6-1.Morris, who is ranked 86th, won his first-round match over Hiro Nakamura of Cal 6-2, retire (injury). In the second round, Morris lost to USC's Andrew Park 6-4, 6-3.

Ali Ansari (Houston, TX/Second Baptist HS) and Joseph Kao (Fullerton, CA/Sunny Hills HS) both came up short in their first-round matches. Ansari fell to Cal's Balazs 6-4, 6-3 and Kao dropped a 6-0, 6-0 match to UCLA's Lassi Ketola.

Of Stanford's three doubles teams competing in the tournament, only Ansari/Scott saw first-round action due to the tournament running late. Ansari/Scott advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating UCLA's duo of Clemens/Ketola 8-4. Doubles play will continue on Sunday afternoon following the quarters and semis for singles.Martin and Haviland are scheduled to begin play in the quarterfinals on Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Sherwood Collegiate CupSherwood Country ClubThousand Oaks, Calif.January 13, 2001

SINGLESFirst roundScott Lipsky (STAN) d. Chase Exon (Pepperdine) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1Ryan Haviland (STAN) d. Ruben Torres (USC) 7-5, 6-2Balazs Veress (CAL) d. Ali Ansari (STAN) 6-4, 6-3Scotty Scott (STAN) d. Ryan Redondo (Pepperdine) 6-2, 6-1Carter Morris (STAN) d. Hiro Nakamura (CAL) 6-2, retire (injury)Lassi Ketola (UCLA) d. Joseph Kao (STAN) 6-0, 6-0David Martin (STAN) d. Travis Rettenmaire (UCLA) 5-7, 6-1, 7-5

Second RoundTobias Clemens (UCLA) d. Scott Lipsky (S) 6-4, 6-2Ryan Haviland (STAN) d. Jean Noel Grinda (UCLA) 7-6, 6-3Erfan Djahangiri (UCLA) d. Scotty Scott (STAN) 6-2, 6-1Andrew Park (USC) d. Carter Morris (STAN) 6-4, 6-3David Martin (STAN) d. Sebastien Graeff (Pepperdine) 7-5, 4-6, 6-2

DOUBLESFirst RoundAli Ansari/Scotty Scott (STAN) d. Tobias Clemens/Lassi Ketola (UCLA) 8-4

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