Bears Unbeaten In Singles Friday In Hawaii
HONOLULU – Yuta Kikuchi and Carl Emil Overbeck won in singles and partnered to win in doubles on Friday, as the Cal men's tennis team competed on day two of the Hawaii Invitational.
The Golden Bears were 5-0 in singles, including Kikuchi's 6-2, 7-6(4) victory over BYU's Jack Barnett and Overbeck's 6-0, 7-6(5) win over BYUs Mateo Vereau. Overbeck and Kikuchi beat Hawaii's Blaz Seric and Karl Collins, 8-2, in doubles at the UH Tennis Complex.
Cal freshman Derrick Chen, playing in his first collegiate tournament, also beat Hawaii's Karl Collins, 6-2, 6-4, to go 2-0 in singles through the first two days of the invitational.
Hawaii's tournament ends on Saturday, with doubles starting at 2:30 p.m. HT and singles following at about 3 p.m. HT.
Hawaii Invitational – Day 2
Jan. 7, 2022, in Honolulu, Hawaii
UH Tennis Complex
Yuta Kikuchi (Cal) def. Jack Barnett (BYU) 6-2, 7-6(4)
M. Ferreira Leite (BYU) def. Kilian Maitre (Hawaii) 6-4, 6-0
Derrick Chen (Cal) def. Karl Collins (Hawaii) 6-2, 6-4
Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal) def. Mateo Vereau (BYU) 6-0, 7-6(5)
Guillaume Tattevin (Hawaii) def. Zach Fuchs (BYU) 6-3, 7-6(4)
Philip Hjorth (Cal) def. Axel Labunie (Hawaii) 6-3, 6-4
Simao Telo Alves (Hawaii) def. Brigham Andrus (BYU) 6-2, 7-6(3)
Wally Thayne (BYU) def. Blaz Seric (Hawaii) 6-2, 6-4
Dominik Jakovljevic (BYU) def. Cody Castro (Hawaii) 6-1, 6-3
Lucas Magnaudet (Cal) def. Andy Hernandez (Hawaii) 6-2, 6-2
Yuta Kikuchi/Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal) def. Blaz Seric/Karl Collins (Hawaii) 8-2
Wally Thayne/Zach Fuchs (BYU) def. Philip Hjorth/Derrick Chen (Cal) 8-7 (7-5)
M. Ferreira Leite/Brigham Andrus (BYU) def. Simao Telo Alves/Kilian Maitre (Hawaii) 8-5
Mateo Vereau/Dominik Jakovljevic (BYU) def. Lucas Magnaudet/Michael Wright (Cal) 8-4