Men's Tennis
    Trio of Trojans Through To ITA Regional Singles Round of 16

    Oct. 21, 2016

    MALIBU, CALIF. — The USC men’s tennis team has pushed three Trojans along in ITA Southwest Regional Championship action after a strong day today in Malibu. It was a successful day’s work for three Trojans in singles and one USC doubles duo, who plowed through the Round of 32 and now have matches set for tomorrow. Thibault Forget and Logan Smith will pull double duty tomorrow after grabbing Round of 32 singles wins along with two more doubles victories as a Trojan tandem for another busy day on the agenda in Malibu.

    Forget whipped up a swift Round of 32 singles win today while teammates Smith and Henry Ji each endured three-setters and prevailed to take spots in tomorrow’s Round of 16. Rob Bellamy would fall in his Round of 32 singles bout today.

    In doubles, Bellamy and Laser fell in a Round of 32 tiebreaker, while Thibault and Smith drummed up two solid wins to punch a ticket to tomorrow’s doubles quarterfinals.

    Complete USC results in Malibu are below. Follow along at the Tournament Central page.

    2016 ITA SOUTHWEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    SINGLES
    Round of 128 - Oct. 20
    Jens Sweaney (USC) def. Andrew Gong (UC Irvine) - 6-3, 6-4
    David Laser (USC) def. Vatsal Bajpai (UC Irvine) - 6-2, 6-0

    Round of 64 - Oct. 20
    Cody Rakela (UCSB) def. Jens Sweaney (USC) - 6-3, 7-5
    Rob Bellamy (USC) def. Timothy Tan (CPSLO) - 6-1, 6-2
    #85 Thibault Forget (USC) def. Kristian Prior (UCSB) - 6-0, 6-1
    Henry Ji (USC) def. Garrett Auproux (CPSLO) - 7-5, 1-6, 6-1
    #48 Logan Smith (USC) def. Fabian Woehrl (Hawaii) - 6-1, 6-0
    Alejandro Requant-Bicardi (Arizona) def. David Laser (USC) - 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2

    Round of 32 - Oct. 21
    #85 Thibault Forget (USC) def. Marko Goles Babic (SDSU) - 6-1, 6-1
    Joel Gamerov (San Diego) def. Robbie Bellamy (USC) - 6-2, 6-2
    Henry Ji (USC) def. Nicholas Borchenko (LMU) - 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
    #48 Logan Smith (USC) def. Ben Goldberg (UCLA) - 5-7, 6-3, 6-2

    DOUBLES
    Round of 64 - Oct. 20
    Bellamy/Laser (USC) def. Brown/Kaiser (LMU) - 8-2

    Round of 32 - Oct. 21
    Page/Vittek (San Diego) def. Bellamy/Laser (USC) - 8-7 (5)
    Forget/L. Smith (USC) def. Cevallos/Gjoels-Andersen (SDSU) - 8-5

    Round of 16 - Oct. 21
    Forget/L. Smith (USC) def. Iamachkine/Menichella (PEP) 8-6