Jan. 29, 2005
FRESNO, Calif. - No.56 Fresno State University captured five of six singles matches to clinch the victory in a 5-1 win over UC Davis Saturday afternoon at the Wathen Tennis Center.
The loss drops UC Davis to 1-3 on the season while the Bulldogs improve to 4-0.
The match was closer than the final score indicated as three of the singles matches went to three sets. The Bulldogs earned straight-set wins at No.1 when Jakub Cech defeated Michael Chin 6-3, 6-3, and at No.4 when Nicolas Mascheroni posted a 6-2, 6-1 win over Daniel Furman. At No.3 Fresno State's Andy Sinn used two breaks to defeat Jayce Fitch 7-5, 6-3.
At No.2, Aggie freshman Daniel Elefant captured the first set against Charles Irie, but couldn't hold the lead as Irie captured a 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 victory. The Bulldogs pulled out another three-set win at No.5 as Sam Tadevosian needed a third-set tiebreaker to defeated Henri Landes, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4).
UC Davis earned its only victory of the day at No.6 when freshman Jordan Combs defeated Sam Gibbs, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Doubles play, which usually starts the day, was not contested.
UC Davis is next in action on Saturday when it heads south to face UC Irvine at noon.
UC DAVIS MEN'S TENNIS
Fresno State 5 def. UC Davis 1
January 29, 2005
Wathen Tennis Center
No.1 Jakub Cech (FS) def. Michael Chin (UCD), 6-3, 6-3
No.2 Charles Irie (FS) def. Daniel Elefant (UCD), 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
No.3 Andy Sinn (FS) def. Jayce Fitch (UCD), 7-5, 6-3
No.4 Nicolas Mascheroni (FS) def. Daniel Furman (UCD), 6-2, 6-1
No.5 Sam Tadevosian (FS) def. Henri Landes (UCD), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (4)
No.6 Jordan Combs (UCD) def. Sam Gibbs (FS), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Were Not Played