Nevada Men's Tennis Makes Big Impact In Santa Clara
Oct. 10, 2005
The Nevada men's tennis team got off to a good start over the weekend, when four of the five Nevada players finished in the quarter-finals or better of their brackets. Twelve schools competed in the tournament which featured three singles brackets and two doubles.
"It was a great tournament for us." coach Chad Stoloff said. "Our guys competed with and beat players from some of the best programs in the country. We are improving daily and will only get better."
Guillaume Tonelli was the top pack performer, making the semi-finals of the main draw of the B bracket. Milos Popovic made the semi-finals of the back draw of the A bracket. Eldar Dzhafarov and Randy Reynolds both made the quarter-finals of the back draw in their brackets, B and C respectively and Rafal Stupka suffered an injury, but still competed very well.
In doubles action, the Pack had two teams in the round of 16 in the main draw, and one team finished in the quarters of the back draw.
Nevada players had wins over Santa Clara, Portland, U.C. Santa Barbara, and St. Mary's. Six nationally ranked schools competed in the tournament including, Stanford, Cal-Berkeley, Portland, U.C. Santa Barbara, Sacramento, St. and Oregon.
Complete tournament and Nevada results are available at http://www.tennisinformation.com/tourny/5/1/6/1/1/0/2/draws.asp
The Pack's next action is the ITA Regional Rolex Tournament which begins October 21st and ends the 25th in Santa Clara, Calif. Come run with the Pack!