Men's Tennis Sweeps UC Riverside

Hugo Verdi-Fortin won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 5 singles.

April 20, 2013

Box Score

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The UC Davis men's tennis team won all but one singles match in straight sets and swept UC Riverside, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon for the Aggies' first Big West Conference win of the season.

The Aggies (8-11, 1-4 Big West) have won back-to-back matches on their season-ending road trip, after also knocking off Loyola Marymount, 4-3, on Friday.

UC Davis wraps up the regular season on Sunday at UC Irvine.

Against the Highlanders on Saturday, the Aggies won at No. 1 and No. 3 to claim the doubles point before carrying that momentum into singles play.

Toki Sherbakov, Parker Kelley, Brett Bacharach, Hugo Verdi-Fortin and George Horowitz all won their singles matches in straight sets while Kyle Miller won in three sets.

Miller, whose three-set win on Friday at LMU clinched the win, won 6-1, 6-2 after dropping the first set, 1-6. Verdi-Fortin was dominant at No. 5 singles, where he won 6-1, 6-2.

After wrapping up the regular season on Sunday, the Aggies will head to the Big West Tournament in Indian Wells, Calif., next week.

Tennis Match Results
UC Davis vs UC Riverside
Apr 20, 2013 at Riverside, Calif.
(Andulka Park)

UC Davis 7, UC Riverside 0

Singles competition
1. Toki Sherbakov (UCD) def. Jimmy Roberts (UCR) 6-2, 7-6
2. Kyle Miller (UCD) def. Luis Gastao (UCR) 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
3. Parker Kelley (UCD) def. Julian Ruffin (UCR) 7-6, 6-0
4. Brett Bacharach (UCD) def. Calvin Ngo (UCR) 7-6, 6-2
5. Hugo Verdi-Fortin (UCD) def. Simon Peters (UCR) 6-1, 6-2
6. George Horowitz (UCD) def. Marcus Vizcarra (UCR) 7-5, 6-3



Doubles competition
1. Toki Sherbakov/Adam Levie (UCD) def. Jimmy Roberts/Marcus Vizcarra (UCR) 8-5
2. Julian Ruffin/Kevin Griffin (UCR) def. Kyle Miller/Adam Luba (UCD) 8-6
3. Parker Kelley/Brett Bacharach (UCD) def. Luis Gastao/Calvin Ngo (UCR) 8-1

Match Notes:
UC Davis 8-11, 1-4 Big West
UC Riverside 3-18, 0-5 Big West