Stanford Opens First Day Of Singles Play At Sherwood Cup

Jan. 18, 2008

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - The Stanford Cardinal completed a tough first day of singles action at Sherwood Country Club in Westlake Village, Calif. The Cardinal went 1-6 in the first round and will continue singles play tomorrow in the consolation bracket with matches at 9:00 a.m and 10:30 a.m.

Freshman Gregory Hirshman defeated UCLA's Josh Miller 6-4, 6-3 to provide Stanford's only win of the day and advanced to face #1 seed Robert Farah from USC in the second round. Farah went on to deafeat Hirshman 6-0, 6-2.

Sophomore Paul Morrissey received a bye into the second round where he matched up with Jordan Rux of Baylor. Rux needed three sets to defeat Morrissey 6-3, 5-7, 6-1.

Stanford will begin doubles play tomorrow at 8 a.m. Freshman Ted Kelly and junior Blake Muller are seeded third of 15 teams and will face UCLA's Chris Ho and Josh Miller.

Sherwood Cup
Sherwood Country Club
Westlake Village, Calif.

SinglesFirst Round
Gregory Hirshman (S) d. Josh Miller (UCLA), 6-4, 6-3
Jaak Poldma (USC) d. Blake Muller (S), 6-3, 6-2
Denes Lukacs (3) (Baylor) d. Kevin Kaiser (S), 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
Attila Bucko (Baylor) d. Richard Wire (6) (S), 7-6, 2-6, 6-3
Gwen Corches (Baylor) d. Ted Kelly (S), 6-2, 6-4
Dominik Mueller (Baylor) d. Jeffrey Zeller (S), 6-2, 6-0
Abdullah Magdas (USC) d. Phil Kao (S), 6-2, 6-0
Paul Morrissey (S) advances on a bye

Singles Second Round
Robert Farah (1) (USC) d. Gregory Hirshman (S), 6-0, 6-2
Jordan Rux (Baylor) d. Paul Morrissey (S), 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

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