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.
Sherwood Country Club
Westlake Village, Calif.
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