Pacific Men's Tennis: Tigers Come Out on Top in 4-3 Battle With Wichita State
The Tigers captured all three doubles matches, with junior Artem Gramma (Krivoj Roj, Ukraine) and sophomore Ivan Castro (Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil) joining up to earn the first doubles victory for the Tigers.
Playing in the No. 2 position for the singles was Castro who took down Vlad Marinescu by scores of 6-1, 6-1.
Senior Renin Delsin (Santa Cruz da Conceicao,Brazil) gave the Tigers their second single win, as he defeated Valentin Mihai in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.
Earning a victory from the No. 4 position, junior Fernando Ristow (Curitaba, Brazil) came back to top Adrian Chermaci after dropping the first set, 4-6, taking the final two by scores of 6-4, 6-1.
Tigers are set to take on host No. 31 Denver on Sunday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m.
PACIFIC MEN'S TENNIS Pacific 4, Wichita State 3
Wichita State Tournament in Indian Wells, Calif.
Sunday, March 21, 2010, 1:00 p.m.
Singles 1. Sven Kasper (WSU) def. Artem Gramma (PAC), 0-6, 6-1, 6-3
2. Ivan Castro (PAC) def. Vlad Marinescu (WSU), 6-1, 6-1
3. Renan Delsin (PAC) def. Valentin Mihai (WSU), 6-4, 6-3
4. Fernando Ristow (PAC) def. Adrian Chermaci (WSU), 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
5. David Cavalcanti (WSU) def. Vegerd Veskimagi (PAC), 6-1, 6-1
1. Gramma/Castro (PAC) def. Kasper/Mihai (WSU), 9-8 (10)
2. Veskimagi/Oliphant (PAC) def. Chermaci/Marinescu, 8-6
3. Ristow/Delsin (PAC) def. Cavalcanti/Obrist, 8-3