Men's Tennis Keeps Up Strong Play at Aggie Invite

Toki Sherbakov advanced in singles and doubles. (Wayne Tilcock)

Oct. 6, 2012

DAVIS, Calif. - The UC Davis men's tennis team continued its strong play at its own Aggie Invitational as Toki Sherbakov advanced in the Flight A ITA Singles Consolations bracket to highlight Saturday action at the Marya Welch Tennis Center in Davis.

Sherbakov defeated Stanford's Denis Lin in the Flight A Singles consolation quarterfinals, claiming a 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(4) win to advance to the semifinals. He'll face Nevada's Fernando Sunago on Sunday.

In the same bracket, Kyle Miller dropped a 6-4, 6-4 decision to Pacific's Ben Mirkin.

Sherbakov and Adam Levie claimed a doubles victory in the Flight A Doubles Consolation round, defeating Sacramento State's Niranjan Ram and Oliver Anderson 8-5 in the quarterfinals. They faced Pacific's Denis Stolyarov and Eric Cedarwall in the semifinals, claiming a 9-7 victory to advance to Sunday's final. The duo will take on Nevada's Fernando Sunago and Victor Ouvrard.

In round robin singles action, George Horowicz defeated Pacific's Alex Hamilton 7-5, 6-3 while Brett Bacharach took a 6-4, 6-3 win over Fresno State's Sam Macneil. Levie also saw a singles win, defeating Nevada's Billy Bumgardner 6-1 in the first set. Levie owned a 2-0 lead in the second set before Bumgardner withdrew due to injury.

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Round Robin Consolation Singles
George Horowicz (UCD) def. Alex Hamilton (PAC), 7-5, 6-3
Brett Bacharach (UCD) def. Sam Macneil (FRES), 6-4, 6-3
Eric Cedarwall (PAC) def. Mitch Thorp (UCD), 6-1, 7-6(1)
Moez Chargui (NEV) def. Adam Luba (UCD), 6-4, 6-3



Flight A ITA Singles Consolations
Consolation Quarterfinals

Ben Mirkin (PAC) def. Kyle Miller (UCD), 6-4, 6-4
Toki Sherbakov (UCD) def. Denis Lin (STAN), 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(4)

Flight A ITA Doubles Consolations
Consolation Quarterfinals

Fernando Sunago-Victor Ouvrard (NEV) def. Hugo Verdi-Fortin-Kyle Miller (UCD), 8-5
Adam Levie-Toki Sherbakov (UCD) def. Niranjan Ram-Oliver Anderson (SAC), 8-5

Consolation Semifinals
Adam Levie-Toki Sherbakov (UCD) def. Denis Stolyarov-Eric Cedarwall (PAC), 9-7

Flight C ITA Singles - Round Robin 2
Adam Levie (UCD) def. Billy Bumgardner (NEV) 6-1, 2-0 Ret (inj)

Flight B ITA Doubles
Nikhil Jayashankr-Wyatt Houghton (CAL) def. Brett Bacharach-George Horowicz (UCD), 9-7
Anthony Tsodikov-Walker Kehrer (STAN) def. Alec Haley-Mitch Thorp (UCD), withdraw (inj)