Men's Tennis Falls in First Round at WCC Championships to No. 14 Pepperdine

Men's Tennis Falls in First Round at WCC Championships to No. 14 Pepperdine

April 19, 2008

Complete Results

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Santa Clara men's tennis team fell in the first round of the WCC Championships to No. 14 Pepperdine, 4-0. The No. 8 seed Broncos faced the No. 1 seed Waves in the first match of the day.

The rules of the tournament designate that players do not continue to compete once a team reaches two points in doubles and a total of four points overall.

The day began with doubles, where Pepperdine earned the point after winning at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, and the match at the No. 3 position did not finish.

In singles, Senthil Chidambaram fell to the Waves Omar Altmann, 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 3 spot, followed by losses at the No. 4 and No. 6 positions.

The matches at the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 5 spots did not finish, in accordance with tournament rules.

Santa Clara will face Loyola Marymount, who dropped their match 4-0 to University of San Francisco, on Saturday April 19, at 9:00 a.m. in the Consolation Round.

Doubles

No. 1 PEP Omar Altmann/Andre Begemann d. SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong/Jay Wong 8-3
No. 2 PEP Bassam Beidas/Alex Moreno d. SCU John Iwanski/Justin Wong 8-2
No. 3 PEP Brian Brogan/Mahmoud Kamel d. SCU Charlie Burke/Senthil Chidambaram 6-3 DNF
Singles
No. 1 PEP #9 Andre Begemann d. SCU Jay Wong 6-4, 5-0 DNF
No. 2 PEP #32 Bassam Beidas d. SCU Kenzo Hirakawa-Wong 6-3, 3-5 DNF
No. 3 PEP Omar Altmann d. SCU Senthil Chidambaram 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 PEP Mahmoud Kamel d. SCU Charlie Burke 6-1, 6-1
No. 5 PEP Alex Moreno d. SCU Justin Wong 6-2, 4-0 DNF
No. 6 PEP B rian Brogan d. SCU John Iwanski 6-0, 6-0