Men's Tennis Keeps Up Strong Play at Aggie Invite

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