Men's Tennis
    Another Day Down For Trojans At ITA Southwest Regionals

    Max de Vroome whipped up another straight-set win to move into the singles Round of 16.
    Oct. 18, 2014

    MALIBU, CALIF. -- USC men's tennis has pushed through two singles players and a doubles team through to the deep rounds of the ITA Southwest Regional Championships with a strong day's work today in Malibu. Max de Vroome and Jonny Wang are on through to the singles Round of 16 tomorrow while Eric Johnson and Jonny Wang on deck for the doubles quarterfinals tomorrow.

    Seeded No. 4 in the singles draw, junior Max de Vroome pounded out a 6-4, 6-1 win in his Round of 32 match. Also victorious in his Round of 32 matchup, No. 2 seeded Jonny Wang pulled off a comeback win in three sets to take his place in tomorrow's Round of 16. Eric Johnson and Tanner Smith, meanwhile, came up on the losing end of their Round of 32 matches today to wrap their runs at the regionals.

    The victorious USC doubles team of the day was Eric Johnson and Jonny Wang, who edged out San Diego State's Bertsch/Goles-Babic in the Round of 16 to punch a ticked to tomorrow's quarterfinals. Johnson/Wang will square off against top-seeded Foss/Vittek tomorrow at 9 a.m.

    2014 ITA MEN'S SOUTHWEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (Malibu, Calif.)

     

     

    SINGLES
    First Round - Oct. 17
    [9]
    Connor Farren (USC) - bye
    Rob Bellamy (USC) def. Carter Lam (UH) - 6-1, 6-2
    [4] #47 Max de Vroome (USC) - bye
    [9] #124 Eric Johnson (USC) - bye
    Tanner Smith (USC) - bye
    [9] Nick Crystal (USC) - bye
    Henry Ji (USC) - bye
    [2] #39 Jonny Wang (USC) - bye

    Round of 64 - Oct. 17
    Filip Vittek (USD) def. [9] Connor Farren (USC) - 5-3 ret. (inj)
    [9] Martin Redlicki (UCLA) def. Rob Bellamy (USC) - 6-1, 6-1
    [4] #47 Max de Vroome (USC) def. Corey Pang (CP) - 6-4, 6-4
    [9] #124 Eric Johnson (USC) def. Andrew Riminton (UCSB) - 6-0, 6-0
    Tanner Smith (USC) def. Felix Van Kann (LMU) - 3-6, 7-6, 7-6
    Rakshay Thakkar (PEP) def. [9] Nick Crystal (USC) - 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
    Tyler Pham (UCI) def. Henry Ji (USC) - 6-4, 6-2
    [2] #39 Jonny Wang (USC) def. Errol Smith (LMU) - 7-6, 6-7, 7-6

    Round of 32 - Oct. 18
    [4] #47 Max de Vroome (USC) def. Naoki Takeda (ARIZ) - 6-4, 6-1
    Joseph Di Giulio (UCLA) def. [9] #124 Eric Johnson (USC) - 6-3, 6-4
    [7] Uros Petronijevic (USD) def. Tanner Smith (USC) - 6-7, 7-6, 6-1
    [2] #39 Jonny Wang (USC) def. Shuhei Shibahara (UCI - 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

    Round of 16 - Oct. 19
    [4] #47 Max de Vroome (USC) vs. Marko Goles Babic (SDSU) - 10:30 a.m.
    [2] #39 Jonny Wang (USC) vs. Benjamin Donovan (CP) - 10:30 a.m.

    CONSOLATION SINGLES
    Round 1
    Adrian Legarreta (GC) def. Henry Ji (USC) - 7-6, 6-2
    Lucas Lexouer (CP) def. David Laser (USC) - 6-3, 6-1

    DOUBLES
    Round of 64 - Oct. 17
    [8] Johnson/Wang (USC) - bye
    Ji/Laser (USC) - bye
    [6] de Vroome/Smith (USC) - bye
    Bellamy/Farren (USC) def. Menichella/Thakkar (PEP) - 8-5

    Round of 32 - Oct. 18
    [8] Johnson/Wang (USC) def. Roggenkamp/Schueller (GC) - 8-4
    Hill/Tanaka-Tamaki (PEP) def. Ji/Laser (USC) - 8-1
    [6] de Vroome/Smith (USC) def. Kasahara/Takeda (ARIZ) - 8-2
    [7] Fitzgerald/Petronijevic (USD) def. Bellamy/Farren (USC) - w/o

    Round of 16 - Oct. 18
    [8] Johnson/Wang (USC) def. Bertsch/Goes-Babic (SDSU) - 8-7
    Brymer/Mkrtchian (UCLA) def. [6] de Vroome/Smith (USC) - 8-5

    Quarterfinals - Oct. 19
    [8] Johnson/Wang (USC) vs. [1] Foss/Vittek (USD) - 9 a.m.