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Bears Open ITA Regionals

Oct 13, 2021

MORAGA, Calif. – The California men's tennis team began the ITA Northwest Regional Championships on Wednesday at Saint Mary's, with the Golden Bears suffering opening-round losses in singles and doubles. Cal senior Philip Hjorth and freshman Carl Emil Overbeck – seeded No. 1 and No. 2 in singles, respectively – along with doubles fourth seed Overbeck and Alex Chang earned first-round byes and will start play on Thursday.
In Wednesday's singles round of 64, Cal sophomore Lucas Magnaudet fell to Nevada's ninth-seeded Matheo Coupu-Moison, 7-6(4), 6-3, while freshman Michael Wright lost to Pacific's Ran Amar, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. The Bears also suffered a pair of walkover losses in singles, with Chang falling to Nevada's Loris Zisswiller and sophomore Noah Gampel losing to Stanford's eighth-seeded Aryan Chaudhary.
Magnaudet partnered with Wright in doubles, with the duo losing to Nevada's Coupu-Moison and Zisswiller, 8-6, in Wednesday's round of 32.
The regional championships resume play on Thursday, with Chang and Overbeck facing Pacific's Coby McCaig and Liam Puttergill at 9 a.m., Hjorth taking on Santa Clara's James Bell at 11 a.m. and Overbeck playing Pacific's Russell Henderson also at 11 a.m.
ITA Northwest Regional Championships
Oct. 13, 2021, in Moraga, Calif.
Timothy Korth Tennis Complex
Cal Results
Singles Main Draw
Round of 64
[1] Philip Hjorth (Cal), bye
[2] Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal), bye
[9] Matheo Coupu-Moison (Nevada) def. Lucas Magnaudet (Cal), 7-6(4), 6-3
Ran Amar (Pacific) def. Michael Wright (Cal), 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Loris Zisswiller (Nevada) def. Alex Chang (Cal), w/o (inj.)
[8] Aryan Chaudhary (Stanford) def. Noah Gampel (Cal), w/o (inj.)
Doubles Main Draw
Round of 32
[4] Alex Chang/Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal), bye
Matheo Coupu-Moison/ Loris Zisswiller (Nevada) def. Lucas Magnaudet/Michael Wright (Cal), 8-6