Draws | Results
DAVIS, Calif. -- UC Davis senior Everett Maltby remains strong in the main draw as he advances on to the semifinals after his win over the No. 7 seed in the quarterfinals, while the Aggies achieve multiple singles and doubles consolation play match wins to summarize the Aggies' the second day of the Aggie Invitational at the Mayra Welch Tennis Center on Saturday.
Maltby qualified to compete in the quarterfinals after a walk-over was called by Nevada's Julien Evrard, where he defeated Santa Clara's Connor Garnett in the last two sets of the match, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(4). The Sunnyvale, Calif. native will be playing in the Semifinal Round against Cal's Paul Barretto Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
In the first round of singles consolation play, the Aggies swept the competition as sophomore David Goulak, freshman and No. 8 seeded player Ivan Thamma, and sophomore transfer Jonathan Star each saw match victories. Goulak defeated San Francisco’s Lucas Marinelli in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0, and then went on to win in the same fashion against Pacific’s Ross Watson, 6-2, 7-5, in the quarterfinals. Thamma defeated Sacramento State’s Donald Hall after seeing a win in the first set, while Star defeated Hall’s teammate Dom Miller in the last two sets of the match, 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(7).
In the extra singles play, UC Davis saw another victory sweep as senior Tommy Lam and freshman Arjith Jayaraman defeated Saint Mary's Jacob Lagman in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, while the latter won in straight-sets against Lagman's teammate Calvin Jordaan, 7-5, 6-3. Lam will be competing against Kamran Khan of Santa Clara Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
For the Flight "A" doubles play in the semifinals, duo Goulak and Maltby defeated Santa Clara's Connor Garnett and Andrew Gu, 8-2, for the consolation draw, while the team with No. 4 seeds Star and Thamma came close to a match win, but came up short against Nevada's Robert Margifakvi and Peter O'Donovan, 8-7(5), in the main draw.
The No. 4 seeded duo will be competing against Nevada's Jonathan Aremon and Augustin Delahodde on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Sophomore Mitchell Iwahiro got a Flight "B" singles victory in Round of 16 against Matthew Perkins of Gonzaga based on his performances after the first set, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0, allowing him to move on to the quarterfinals, but was then defeated by the No. 2 seed Dominic Barretto of Cal, 7-6(1), 7-5. Iwahiro will be going up against Gonzaga's Emilio Moreno on Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
In the first round of singles consolation play in Flight "B", Jayaraman, along with freshmen Chethan Swanson and Dariush Jalali each received match wins against Gonzaga's Marco Berretto, 3-6, 7-6(5), 1-0(6), No. 3 seeded player Emilio Moreno of Gonzaga 6-4, 1-6, 1-0(8), and Saint Mary's Jacob Lagman, 6-3, 7-6(6), respectively. Swanson also won in the quarterfinals by defeating Saint Mary's Matthew Campana in straight sets, 7-6(5), 6-2. Swanson will be on the courts on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. with Gonzaga's Kyle Everly.
Looking at the Flight "B" extra doubles consolation plays, The Aggies made their mark on the court as they won two out of two total matches. In the first, duo Iwahiro and Jayaraman defeated Santa Clara's Max Heerinckx and Sebastien Mathieu, while the team with Lam and Swanson defeated Stanford's Christian Kontaxis and Kento Perera.
The first duo will go up against Portland's Drew Davison and Andrew Newell on the last tournament day at 8:30 a.m., while the other duo will be on the courts on Sunday at the same time to compete with Saint Mary's Jackson Hawk and Daniel Krutik.
2017 Aggie Invitational
Marya Welch Tennis Center (Davis, Calif.)
Sept. 30, 2017 -- Day Two Results (UC Davis student-athletes only)
FLIGHT "A" SINGLES
Round of 16
Everett Maltby (UCD) def. Julien Evrard (NEV), WO (inj)
Everett Maltby (UCD) def. (7) Connor Garnett (SCU), 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(4)
Consolation -- First Round
David Goulak (UCD) def. Lucas Marinelli (USF), 6-1, 6-0
(8) Ivan Thamma (UCD) def. Donald Hall (SAC), 6-2, Ret. (ill)
Jonathan Star (UCD) def. Dom Miller (SAC), 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(7)
Consolation — Quarterfinals
David Goulak (UCD) def. Ross Watson (PAC), 6-2, 7-5
FLIGHT "A" Extra Singles
Consolation (Round Robin)
Tommy Lam (UCD) def. Jacob Lagman (STM), 6-4, 6-4
Arjith Jayaraman (UCD) def. Calvin Jordaan (STM), 7-5, 6-3
FLIGHT "A" DOUBLES
Robert Margitfakvi/Peter O'Donovan (NEV) def. (4) Jonathan Star / (4) Ivan Thamma (UCD), 8-7(5)
David Goulak / Everett Maltby (UCD) def. Connor Garnett/Andrew Gu (SCU), 8-2
FLIGHT "B" SINGLES
Round of 16
Mitchell Iwahiro (UCD) def. Matthew Perkins (GON), 5-7, 6-2, 6-0
(2) Dominic Barretto (CAL) def. (5) Mitchell Iwahiro (UCD), 7-6(1), 7-5
Consolation-- First Round
Arjith Jayaraman (UCD) def. Marco Berretto (GON), 3-6, 7-6(5), 1-0(6)
Chethan Swanson (UCD) def. (3) Emilio Moreno (GON), 6-4, 1-6, 1-0(8)
Dariush Jalali (UCD) def. Jacob Lagman (STM), 6-3, 7-6(6)
Kyle Everly (GON) def. (4) Tommy Lam (UCD), 6-1, 6-3
Consolation-- Quarterfinal Round
Chethan Swanson (UCD) def. Matthew Campana (STM), 7-6(5), 6-2
FLIGHT "B" EXTRA DOUBLES
Consolation -- First Round
Mitchell Iwahiro / Arjith Jayaraman (UCD) def. Max Heerinckx/Sebastian Mathieu (SCU), 8-5
Tommy Lam / Chethan Swanson (UCD) def. Christian Kontaxis/Kento Perera (STAN), 8-4
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