Men's Tennis
    Trojan Doubles Team Reaches Regional Final
    Kaes Van't Hof and Robert Farah are in Sunday's doubles final.
    Kaes Van't Hof and Robert Farah are in Sunday's doubles final.

    Oct. 20, 2007

    MALIBU, CALIF. - The USC men's tennis team has pushed a doubles duo into Sunday's championship match at the ITA West Regionals, held this weekend at Pepperdine. USC pair Rober Farah / Kaes Van't Hof have won four matches at the tournament to move into the title match against Altmann/Begemann on Sunday.

    The pair cruised to an 8-3 win in the semifinals on Saturday, topping Beidas/Lemke to move into Sunday's final.

    In singles action, sophomore Gary Sacks came up short of a semifinal appearance, edging his own Trojan teammate Kaes Van't Hof in the Round of 16 6-3, 6-4 before falling to No. 2 seed Harel Srugo 6-3, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.

    USC's singles and doubles results at the ITA West Regionals to date are as follows:

    SINGLES
    Quarterfinals
    (2) Harel Srugo d. Gary Sacks - 6-3, 6-4
    

    Round of 16 Gary Sacks d. (6) Kaes Van't Hof - 6-3, 6-4 (3) Haythem Abid d. (9) Jaak Poldma - 7-6, 7-6

    Round of 32 (6) Kaes Van't Hof d. Darryn Young - 6-3, 6-1 Gary Sacks d. (9) Tom Liversage - 5-6, 6-4, 7-6 (9) Jaak Poldma d. Ivan Lopez - 6-2, 7-6 Victor Lamm d. (9) Jason McNaughton - 4-6, 7-6, 6-4

    Second Round (6) Kaes Van't Hof d. Trevor Dobson - 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 Gary Sacks d. Ravid Hazi - 6-0, 6-3 Jack Hui d. (9) Andrew Piotrowski - 7-5, 6-3 (9) Jaak Poldma d. David Humphrey - 6-1, 6-1 (9) Jason McNaughton d. Flavio Mollined - 6-2, 7-5 Wes Miller d. Daniel Gliner - 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 Mirko Zapletal d. Jack Levis - 7-5, 6-1

    First Round Gary Sacks d. Ahmed Ismail - 7-5, 6-3 Daniel Gliner d. Levon Brown - 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 Jack Levis d. Gautam Vaidyanath - 6-4, 6-1

    DOUBLES Final Farah/Van't Hof (USC) ve. Altmann/Begemann

    Semifinals Farah/Van't Hof (USC) def. Beidas/Lemke - 8-3

    Quarterfinals Abid/Meister def. Gliner/McNaughton (USC) - 8-4 Farah/Van't Hof (USC) def. Coetzee/Liversage - 8-6

    Round of 16 Brooklyn/Miller def. Levis/Poldma (USC) - 8-4 Gliner/McNaughton (USC) def. Barton/Hejazi - 8-6 Farah/Van't Hof (USC) def. Lamm/Tsai - 8-3

    Second Round Levis/Poldma (USC) def. Ho/Ismail - 8-2 Gliner/McNaughton (USC) def. Gomez/Shitrit - 8-4 Farah/Van't Hof (USC0 def. Maggi/Tadevosian - 9-7

    First Round Levis/Poldma (USC) def. Cartledge/Doan - 8-4