Stanford Tennis Well-Represented In Pac-10 Singles Semifinals

April 23, 2010

Pac-10 Championships Tournament Central

OJAI, Calif.- Bradley Klahn, Ryan Thacher and Hilary Barte have worked their way into the semifinals, highlighting Friday's competition for Stanford at the Pac-10 Championships.

Klahn defeated USC's Peter Lucassen 6-3, 6-2 and will face USC's Daniel Nguyen tomorrow in the semifinals. On the opposite side of the bracket, Thacher bested UCLA's Nick Meister 6-3, 6-4 and will now square off against top-seeded Robert Farah on Saturday.

Klahn and Thacher also began defense of their doubles title, coasting past USC's team of Lucassen and Jaak Poldma 8-3.

Over on the women's side, Barte topped Stacey Tan 6-4, 6-1 in an all-Stanford quarterfinal. The tournament's No. 2 seed, Barte will match up against California's Marina Cossou on Saturday in the semis.

Barte and Lindsay Burdette also had little trouble in their doubles opener, routing UCLA's Maya Johansson and Pamela Montez 8-1.

Play resumes Saturday morning.

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