Oct. 11, 2002
FRESNO, Calif. - Senior Greg Lee, the No.10 seed, captured two straight-set victories on Friday, advancing to the Round of 16 following the first day of play at the Wathen-Hancock Bulldog Classic. Senior Paul Dilloway dropped his opening-round match before rebounding for a victory in the back draw.
Lee began the tournament by defeating Nevada's Rudi Leuschner, 6-1, 6-2, then topped Santa Clara's Francisco Zepponi, 6-2, 6-3, moving him into the third round.
Dilloway lost to San Diego's Pierre Ysern, 6-2, 6-4, in the first round then came back in the evening to defeat Fresno State's Danny O'Rourke, 6-1, 6-4.
In doubles action, Lee and Dilloway came away with a default victory in the first round. They were scheduled to face Nevada's Leuschner and Daniel Ericsson. The Aggies' top team will next meet Fresno State's O'Rourke and Alex Krohn in the second round. Also in action for UC Davis was the duo of Eric Holmes and Kyle Trinosky. The pair captured an 8-4 win over Sacramento State's Colin Moulton and Jacob Sliva in the first round and will now play the Fresno State pair of Dustin Ilic and Greg Shearer in the second round.
Play continues at the Bulldog Classic through Sunday.