KC Corkery/James Pade Reach Semifinals At Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship

March 1, 2003

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Stanford freshmen KC Corkery (Manhattan Beach, CA) and James Pade (Woodside, CA) posted a pair of impressive wins on Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the 114th Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.

Corkery and Pade, who are the collegiate seventh seeds in the 128-team event, opened the day with an impressive 6-2, 6-4 upset over the top-seeded open entry of Adriano Biasella and Peter Smith. The Cardinal duo then locked up a spot in the semifinals with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over collegiate fourth seeds Diego Acuna and Calle Hansen of Pepperdine.

In Sunday's semifinals, Corkery and Pade will meet collegiate second seeds Oliver Maiberger and Ryan Redondo of San Diego State at 10:30 a.m. The championship match will begin on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. In the other semifinal, the second-seeded open team of Shuon Madden and Ryan Newport will meet the eighth-seeded collegiate team of Daniel Langre and Ruben Torres from USC.

In other action on Saturday, Stanford's top-seeded collegiate duo of Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) and David Martin (Tulsa, OK) were eliminated in the quarterfinals. Lipsky and Martin beat the eighth-seeded open team of Marty Davis and Chris Dunk 6-4, 6-4 in the round of 16 before being eliminated by Langre and Torres 6-4, 6-2.

In the consolation bracket, junior Joe Kao (Fullerton, CA) and sophomore Phil Sheng (Thousand Oaks, CA) were eliminated in the round of 16.

114th Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship

At La Jolla, California (La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club)

Main Draw

Fourth Round (Round of 16)

#1 collegiate seeds Scott Lipsky/David Martin (Stanford) d. #8 open seeds Marty Davis/Chris Dunk (unattached), 6-4, 6-4

#7 collegiate seeds KC Corkery/James Pade (Stanford) d. #1 open seeds Adriano Biasella/Peter Smith (unattached), 6-2, 6-4

Quarterfinals

#8 collegiate seeds Daniel Langre/Ruben Torres (USC) d. #1 collegiate seeds Scott Lipsky/David Martin (Stanford), 6-4, 6-2

#7 collegiate seeds KC Corkery/James Pade (Stanford) d. #4 collegiate seeds Diego Acuna/Calle Hansen (Pepperdine), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

Consolation Draw

Fourth Round (Round of 16)

Ryusuke Kashiwabara/Dalibor Ptak (College of the Desert) d. Joe Kao/Phil Sheng (Stanford), 6-2, 6-3

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