Kehrer And Lin Capture Battle Of The Bay Classic Doubles Title

Nov. 1, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO Stanford freshmen Walker Kehrer and Denis Lin captured the doubles title at the Battle of the Bay Classic over the weekend, cruising to three straight victories over three days.

Kehrer and Lin defeated San Francisco's Rainer Nachbauer and William Schumacher 8-5 in Sunday's championship doubles match.

Meanwhile, Lin nearly pulled off the tournament double with a victory on the singles side before falling 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Santa Clara's Andrew Kells in the title match. Lin had posted three straight-set victories to reach the championship contest.

Kehrer went 2-1 in singles play, falling to Kells 6-4, 6-3 in the semifinals.

Stanford is back in action this weekend with the ITA National Indoor Championships in New Haven, Ct.

Walker Kehrer
d. Rainer Nachbauer (San Francisco) 6-4, 6-0 in first round
d. Grant Fleming (Santa Clara) 6-3, 6-2 in quarterfinals
lost to Andrew Kells (Santa Clara) 6-4, 6-3 in semifinals

Denis Lin
d. Asaf Cohen (San Francisco) 7-5, 6-2 in first round
d. Lucas Tirelli (Saint Mary's) 6-3, 6-2 in quarterfinals
d. Thai Tu (San Francisco) 6-3, 6-2 in semifinals
lost to Andrew Kells (Santa Clara) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in championship match

d. Buckley/Pham (Santa Clara) 8-6 in first round
d. Kells/Vinel (Santa Clara) 8-5 in semifinals
d. Nachbauer/Schumacher (San Francisco) 8-5 in championship match

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