Men's Tennis

    USC In the 1996 NCAA Men's Championships

    at Athens, Georgia

    Team Tournament -- USC seeded 5-8
    First Round: USC 4, Duke 1
    Singles: Cecil Mamiit def. Rob Chess (D), 5-7, 7-6, 7-6
    Adam Peterson led Dmitry Muzyka (D), 7-6, 3-6, 1-0 (suspended)
    Manny Ramirez def. Sven Koehler (D), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
    Peter Ayers (D) def. Lukas Hovorka, 6-2, 6-2
    Reid Slattery vs. Adam Gusky (D), 7-6, 1-6, 5-5 (suspended)
    Fernando Samayoa def. Jordan Murray (D), 6-4, 6-4
    Doubles: Mamiit-Spencer def. Koehler-Muzyka (D), 8-3
    Chess-Gusky (D) led Peterson-Slattery, 6-5 (suspended)
    Ramirez-Samayoa def. Ayers-Jordan Wile (D), 8-3

    Quarterfinals: Stanford 4, USC 1
    Singles: Jeff Salzenstein (S) led Cecil Mamiit, 6-2, 6-7 (suspended)
    Adam Peterson def. Paul Goldstein (S), 6-3, 6-2
    Ryan Wolters (S) def. Manny Ramirez, 7-6, 6-0
    Jim Thomas (S) led Lukas Hovorka, 7-6, 3-3 (suspended)
    Grant Elliott (S) def. Reid Slattery, 7-6, 6-4
    Ricky Becker (S) def. Fernando Samayoa, 7-5, 7-6
    Doubles: Goldstein-Thomas (S) def. Mamiit-Kyle Spencer, 8-3
    Salzenstein-Wolters (S) def. Peterson-Slattery, 8-2
    Ramirez-Samayoa led Becker-Elliott (S), 6-3 (suspended)

    Individual Tournament
    Singles: Cecil Mamiit--def. David Roditi (TCU), 6-4, 6-1, def. Paul Goldstein (Stan), 7-6, 4-6, 6- 2, def. Srdjan Muskatirovic (UCLA), 6-3, 6-3, def. Jan Hermansson (So. Ala.), 6-1, 6-1, def. Johan Hede (Miss), 6-4, 6-1, def. Fredrik Bergh (FSU), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the finals.
    Adam Peterson--def. Albert Brause (MSU), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, def. Enrique Abaroa (Kan), 6-4, 6-0, def. John Roddick (Ga.), 6-4, 5-7, 7-6, def. Simon Aspelin (Pepp.), 6-4, 6-2, lost to Fredrik Bergh, 6-4, 6-3 in the semifinals.
    Manny Ramirez--def. Pablo Montana (Tenn.), 6-4, 7-6, def. Rob Chess (Duke), 4-6, 6- 1, 6-0, def. Paul Robinson (TCU), 2-6, 6-2, 7-6, lost to Johan Hede (Miss), 6-3, 3-0 ret. in the quarterfinals.

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