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Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 02/22/2008
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LOS ANGELES, Calif . ?C The Arizona menˇ?s tennis team lost its second match of the season today against the USC Trojans at Marks Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif.

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The Trojans, ranked No. 7 in the most recent ITA collegiate poll, took the doubles point with victories on courts one and three.

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The Arizona duo of Bruno Alcala and Ravid Hazi managed to take one of the doubles matches with an 8-4 win over Jaak Poldma and Gary Sacks.

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In singles play, Claudio Christen won his first set against No. 9 Robert Farah 6-4. Farah quickly countered by winning the second set, 6-3. In the determining set, Farah went ahead 3-0 when Christen had to withdraw due to an injury.

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Freshman Jay Goldman took on No. 89 Kaes Vant Hof but was defeated in three sets, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.

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ˇ?I thought our guys competed hard, but it wasnˇ?t enough, said head coach Tad Berkowitz. Hopefully with this loss, we learned how to beat a top 10 opponent.ˇ±

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Arizona will look to rebound will they take on the UCLA Bruins tomorrow at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

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??#7 USC 7, #48 Arizona 0

DOUBLES
(1) #3 Farah/Vanˇ?t Hof (USC) def. Christen/Goldman (ARIZ) ?C 9-8 (6)
(2) Alcala/Hazi (ARIZ) def. Poldma/Sacks (USC) ?C 8-4
(3) Madgas/Piotrowski (USC) def. Metham/Carrasco (ARIZ) ?C 9-8 (4)
USC wins doubles point.

SINGLES
(1) #7 Robert Farah (USC) def. Claudio Christen (ARIZ) ?C 4-6, 6-3, 3-0 ret. inj.
(2) #89 Kaes Vanˇ?t Hof (USC) def. #79 Jay Goldman (ARIZ) ?C 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
(3) Jaak Poldma (USC) def. Andres Carrasco (ARIZ) ?C 6-2, 6-1
(4) #48 Gary Sacks (USC) def. Peter Zimmer (ARIZ) ?C 6-1, 6-3
(5) Jason McNaughton (USC) def. Bruno Alcala (ARIZ) ?C 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
(6) Abdullah Magdas (USC) def. Pat Metham (ARIZ) ?C 7-6, 6-3*

Order of finish: 4, 3, 6*, 1, 2, 5

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