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    Pacific Men's Tennis: Gramma Earns Second Athlete of the Week Award

    Apr 21, 2010

    For the second time this season, junior Artem Gramma (Krivoj Roj, Ukraine) was named the Big West Mens Tennis Athlete of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Gramma went undefeated in singles play, defeating opponents by an average set score of 6-2 at the No. 1 position, to garner the award.

    On top of his three singles wins, Gramma also picked up two doubles victories from the No. 1 position partnered with Ivan Castro (Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil). His singles win over Zac Tsai from No. 51 UC Irvine was his fourth win over an opponent from a ranked team this season. Gramma has won his last four matches and now boasts a 13-6 overall record this spring.

    Pacific is on a four match win streak and has defeated its last two opponents 7-0. The Tigers will look to Gramma to continue his stellar play against Nevada on Saturday, April 24 as they close out their regular season on the road in Reno. Match time is scheduled for 9 a.m.