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Hoogmartens Has Run Stopped in ITA Southwest Regionals Final

Oct 24, 2022
Alexander Hoogmartens (Photo: Lillie Yazdi)

MALIBU, Calif. – Sophomore Alexander Hoogmartens' run at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships came to an end Monday, as the sophomore was stopped in the singles final round by Peter Makk of USC.

Hoogmartens jumped out to an advantage at Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center, but was ultimately felled in a 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 decision.

Ranked 23rd by the ITA, Hoogmartens knocked off No. 46 Gustaf Strom of Arizona 6-4, 6-3 and No. 45 Tim Zeitvogel of Pepperdine 0-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, respectively. Makk was slotted at No. 41 heading into the tournament.

Each of the seven Bruins active in singles play picked up at least two wins. Freshman Azuma Visaya and sophomore Giacomo Revelli each knocked off a nationally-ranked foe from USC, beating No. 76 Lodewijk Weststrate in the second round and No. 44 Bradley Frye in the third, respectively. Revelli and No. 56 Patrick Zahraj joined Hoogmartens in the round of 16.

Zahraj and Jeffrey Fradkin paired to log two doubles wins, advancing to the quarterfinals. There, the Bruins came up just short against the second-ranked combination of Trojans Frye and Stefan Dostanic 8-6.

Next on the fall slate for UCLA is the SoCal Intercollegiate Championships on the campus of USC. Play begins Thursday and goes through Sunday.

ITA Southwest Regional Championships
10/20-10/24/2022 at Malibu, CA (Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center)

Singles competition
Main Draw
128    Stefan Leustian (UCLA) def. Aaron Eliscu (Cal Poly) 7-6 (7-3), 6-7 (5-7), 6-3
128    Jeffrey Fradkin (UCLA) def. Mathieu Josserand (San Diego State) 6-4, 6-1
128    Azuma Visaya (UCLA) def. Arthur Pantino (Loyola Marymount) 6-4, 6-0
64    #23 A. Hoogmartens (UCLA) def. Maxi Homberg (Pepperdine) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
64    Sacchitt Sharrma (San Diego) def. Stefan Leustian (UCLA) 6-4, 7-6 (10-8)
64    #46 Gustaf Strom (Arizona) def. Jeffrey Fradkin (UCLA) 6-2, 7-5
64    Azuma Visaya (UCLA) def. #76 Lodewijk Weststrate (USC) 6-4, 6-2
64    Giacomo Revelli (UCLA) def. Bora Sengul (San Diego State) 6-4, 6-2
64    #56 Patrick Zahraj (UCLA) def. S. de Samucewicz (Grand Canyon) 6-1, 6-1
64    Aadarsh Tripathi (UCLA) def. Adrien Coulome (Grand Canyon) 6-4, 6-2
32    #23 A. Hoogmartens (UCLA) def. Joe Leather (Cal Poly) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
32    Oliver Tarvet (San Diego) def. Azuma Visaya (UCLA) 6-2, 6-3
32    Giacomo Revelli (UCLA) def. #44 Bradley Frye (USC) 6-4, 6-2
32    #56 Patrick Zahraj (UCLA) def. Noah Zamora (UC Irvine) 6-3, 6-4
32    #41 Peter Makk (USC) def. Aadarsh Tripathi (UCLA) 6-3, 7-5
16    #23 A. Hoogmartens (UCLA) def. Sacchitt Sharrma (San Diego) 6-2, 7-5
16    #77 Herman Hoeyeraal (Arizona) def. Giacomo Revelli (UCLA) 6-4, 6-2
16    #24 Andre Ilagan (Hawai'i) def. #56 Patrick Zahraj (UCLA) 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-1
QF    #23 A. Hoogmartens (UCLA) def. #46 Gustaf Strom (Arizona) 6-4, 6-3
SF    #23 A. Hoogmartens (UCLA) def. #45 Tim Zeitvogel (Pepperdine) 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
F    #41 Peter Makk (USC) def. #23 A. Hoogmartens (UCLA) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
R32 Losers Draw
C16    Azuma Visaya (UCLA) def. Jonah Wilson (Arizona State) 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 1-0 (10-4)
C16    #15 Daniel De Jonge (Pepperdine) def. Aadarsh Tripathi (UCLA), by default
CQF    Axel Labrunie (Hawai'i) def. Azuma Visaya (UCLA), walkover
C32    Stefan Leustian (UCLA) def. Paolo Rosati (Grand Canyon) 6-2, 6-3
C32    Jeffrey Fradkin (UCLA) def. Jonathan Da Silva (Grand Canyon) 6-3, 6-2
C16    Maxi Homberg (Pepperdine) def. Stefan Leustian (UCLA) 5-7, 7-6, 1-0 (11-9)
C16    Andre Saleh (San Diego State) def. Jeffrey Fradkin (UCLA) 6-4, retired
Doubles competition
32    Andy Hernandez/Kilian Maitre (Hawai'i) def. Timothy Li/Aadarsh Tripathi (UCLA) 8-5
32    Jeffrey Fradkin/Patrick Zahraj (UCLA) def. Enrique Luque Rico/Noah Zamora (UC Irvine) 8-2
32    Neo Niedner/Oliver Tarvet (San Diego) def. Giacomo Revelli/Azuma Visaya (UCLA) 8-5
32    Pierre Boullenger/Julian DeSousa (UC Santa Barbara) def. A. Hoogmartens/Stefan Leustian (UCLA), by default
16    Jeffrey Fradkin/Patrick Zahraj (UCLA) def. Noah Berry/Fernando Fonseca (Cal Poly) 8-6
QF    #2 Stefan Dostanic/Bradley Frye (USC) def. Jeffrey Fradkin/Patrick Zahraj (UCLA) 8-6
Extra Matches
   Timothy Li/Aadarsh Tripathi (UCLA) def. Noah Berry/Fernando Fonseca (Cal Poly) 8-5