Men's Tennis
    Trojan Doubles Team Reaches Regional 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