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University of Oregon Men Team News
Oregon Advances in Doubles, Eliminated in Singles at Pac-10 Tournament
Wednesday, 07/15/2009

OJAI, Calif. - The Oregon men's and women's tennis teams final competitors were both knocked out of singles play at the Pac-10 Individual Championships but pairs from both teams moved on doubles action.

On the men's side, sophomore Duncan MacDonald-Korth fell 6-2, 6-2 to Stanford's Gregory Hirshman in the quarterfinals of the Invitational Bracket. In women's play, sophomore Siobhan Cavan dropped her quarterfinal match 6-2, 7-6 (3) to California's Marian Ravelojaona also in the Invitational Bracket.

While singles play began on Thursday, doubles action started on Friday morning.

Oregon's pair of Cavan and Stephanie Macfarlane won both of their doubles matches, advancing into the semifinals of the Invitational Doubles Bracket. The duo defeated Krsljanin and Malovic of Washington 9-7 in the round of 16 and then knocked off the Cal tandem of Ravelojaona and Visico, 8-5, in the quarterfinals. The three other Oregon women's doubles teams all fell in the opening round.

Back on the men's side, Oregon had some initial success in the Championship Doubles Bracket with Alexander Cornelissen and Marcos Verdasco defeating Stanford's Clayton and Kelly 8-5 to start the day. However, their luck ran out in the quarterfinals, losing to the UCLA team of Look and Brazdil 8-4.

In the Invitational Bracket, Jose' Izquierdo and Ric Mortera won 8-6 over Washington's duo of Obenaus and Rosinski 8-6 to advance to the semifinals.

The two other Oregon men's doubles teams lost in the first round of play.

You can see all results from the tournament, from the first round to the current matches of both singles and doubles in the PDFs to the right.

Matches will continue on Saturday morning, but fog and mist in Ojai has delayed action until the afternoon in both of the past two days.