Cal men's tennis eliminated at Omni Hotels Regional Championships

Oct. 30, 2001

Santa Clara - Pac-10 Rookie of the Year Balazs Veress' bid to compete in the National Indoor Championships came to an end Sunday, when he was defeated in the semifinals at the Omni Hotels Regional Championships.

Meanwhile, Chase Exon, who lost in the opening round, continued his run through the back draw, ultimately winning the field.

Veress was defeated by the eventual tournament champion, Scott Lipsky, of Stanford. Lipsky upended the Cal sophomore by a 0-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 count before defeating his own teammate in the finals.

Exon, a newcommer to Cal this season from Pepperdine, defeated Erich Chen of host Santa Clara by a 6-3, 7-5 mark, and then won the final match by a 6-2, 6-2 score over Nick Weiss of Washington.

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