Bieri and Kost Split a Pair at Pac-10 Championships
April 25, 2003
OJAI, Calif. - Thomas Bieri and Manuel Kost were able to win one doubles match in the championship draw at the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif. Unfortunately for the Ducks, it was the only win for the Oregon men's tennis team on the day.
Bieri and Kost defeated Cal's tandem of Conor Niland and Balazs Veress, 8-5, in the first round of the championship draw. In the second round, Arizona's pair of Whi Kim and Paul Warkentin defeated Bieri and Kost, 8-6.
Several Ducks will play in the backdraw portion of the tournament beginning Saturday. Swinnen and Bieri will begin play at 8 a.m., while Chris King and Spencer will play at 9:30 a.m.
DAY ONE RESULTS
Championship Doubles First Round
Briaud/Fruttero (CAL) def. Swinnen/Teig (UO), 8-1
Bieri/Kost (UO) def. Niland/Veress (CAL), 8-5
Championship Doubles Second Round
Kim/Warkentin (UA) def. Bieri/Kost (UO), 8-6
Invitational Doubles Second Round
Lam/Surapol (UCLA) def. Menke/Spencer (UO), 8-4