LA JOLLA, Calif. -- The UC Davis men's tennis team alumni Adam Levie and Toki Sherbakov advanced to the consolation semifinals at the 128th annual Pacific Coast Doubles Championships on Saturday, highlighting day three of competition at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club.
Levie and Sherbakov posted a pair of wins on Saturday, defeating UC Irvine's Vatsal Bajpai and Derek Chen, 6-2, 6-4, before topping the ninth-seeded duo of Arthur Hernandez and Carsten Hoffmann, 7-5, 6-2. They advance to the final day of the tournament, taking on William & Mary's Ryan Newman and Aidan Talcott in one of two Sunday semifinals at 9 a.m.
Earlier in the day, Newman and Talcott ousted the UC Davis duo of freshman David Goulak and senior Eli Whittle, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, after the Aggie team posted a straight-set, 6-3, 6-2, win over Toledo's Vincent Anzalone and Serjen Olmedo.
In the main draw, the ninth-seeded pairing of alumni Brett Bacharach and assistant coach Michael Meyer fell in a three-hour marathon with Stanford's Jack Barber and William Genesen, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6), to end their run.
UC Davis closes out its Southern California trip with a dual against William & Mary at Noon on Sunday (March 5) at the Surf & Turf Tennis Club in Del Mar, Calif.
128TH ANNUAL PACIFIC COAST MEN'S DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS
Hosted by the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (La Jolla, Calif.)
Day Three Results (UC Davis results only)
Main Draw - Round of 16
(9) Jack Barber / William Genesen def. (9) Brett Bacharach / Michael Meyer, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6)
Consolation - 4th Round
David Goulak / Eli Whittle (UCD) def. Vincent Anzalone / Serjen Olmedo (TOL), 6-3, 6-2
Adam Levie / Toki Sherbakov def. Vatsal Bajpai / Derek Chen (UCI), 6-2, 6-4
Consolation - Quarterfinals
Ryan Newman / Aidan Talcott (W&M) def. Goulak / Whittle (UCD), 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
Adam Levie / Toki Sherbakov def. (9) Arthur Hernandez / Carsten Hoffmann, 7-5, 6-2
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