Gampel Reaches UCSB Classic Singles Final
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – California men's tennis moved one Golden Bear into a main draw final, while a Cal duo captured a consolation doubles title on Saturday at the UCSB Classic.
In the C Flight Consolation Doubles Final, Cal freshmen Alex Chang and Michael Wright defeated Cal Poly's Alexis Delisle and Ben Keyser, 8-5, at the Harder Stadium Courts.
Meanwhile in B Flight Singles, Cal sophomore Noah Gampel beat New Mexico's Arda Azkara, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, in the quarterfinals and BYU's Mateo Vereau, 6-1, 6-4, in the semifinals at the Gauchos' Rec Center Courts. Gampel faces UCSB's Gianluca Brunkow in Sunday's final.
In C Flight Singles, Cal sophomore Lucas Magnaudet won his quarterfinal against Cal Poly's Delisle, 7-6, 6-3, but fell to New Mexico's Nico Prieto, 1-6, 7-6, 6-3, in the semis. Magnaudet takes on Boris Reckow of Saint Mary's in Sunday's third-place match.
In the consolation quarterfinals of C Flight Singles, Wright lost to San Francisco's David Woodland, 6-0, 6-2.
The UCSB Classic ends Sunday.
Oct. 9, 2021, in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Rec Center Courts/Harder Stadium Courts
B Flight Singles Quarterfinal Round
Noah Gampel (Cal) def. Arda Azkara (New Mexico), 4-6, 6-4, 6-0
B Flight Singles Semifinal Round
Noah Gampel (Cal) def. Mateo Vereau (BYU), 6-1, 6-4
C Flight Singles Quarterfinal Round
Lucas Magnaudet (Cal) def. Alexis Delisle (Cal Poly), 7-6, 6-3
C Flight Singles Semifinal Round
Nico Prieto (New Mexico) def. Lucas Magnaudet (Cal), 1-6, 7-6, 6-3
C Flight Singles Consolation Quarterfinal Round
David Woodland (USF) def. Michael Wright (Cal), 6-0, 6-2
C Flight Consolation Doubles Semifinal
Alex Chang/Michael Wright (Cal), bye
C Flight Consolataion Doubles Final
Alex Chang/Michael Wright (Cal), def. Alexis Delisle/Ben Keyser (Cal Poly), 8-5