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Arizona?s Roger Matalonga Advances at ITA South West Regionals
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 22, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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MALIBU, Calif. ?- Roger Matalonga was the lone Wildcat to advance in the singles bracket easily defeating UCLA’s Aaron Yovan, 6-0, 6-1. Both Daniel Andrus and Claudio Christen lost their respective round of 16 matches.


In doubles play, both Arizona pairs fell. Andrus and Matalonga, seeded second won their round of 16 match again Loyola Marymount’s Nico Terrien and Tom Liversage, 8-3. The pair then lost a close match, 8-6, to UCLA’s Jeremy Drean and Chris Surapol. Christen and Bruno Alcala faced the first-seeded Bruin pair, Phillip Gruendler and Ben Kohlloeffel, in the round of 16. The Wildcat pair was defeated 8-5.


Three Arizona players also competed in the singles consolation bracket. Alcala and Peter Zimmer each won their first two matches to set up an all Arizona quarterfinal match. Francois VanderMerwe lost his first match in the bracket.


Play will resume tomorrow, October 22, with Matalonga facing Pepperdine’s ninth-seeded Richard Johnson in singles play.


Results- Friday


Main Draw Singles (Round of 16)

#9 Johnson, Richard (Pepperdine) def Andrus, Daniel (UA) 6-2, 6-4

#3 Matalonga, Roger (UA) def Yovan, Aaron (UCLA) 6-0, 6-1

Pedro, Rico (Pepperdine) def Christen, Claudio (UA) 6-4, 6-3


Doubles (Round of 16)

#1 Gruendler/Kohlloeffel (UCLA) def Christen/Alcala (UA) 8-3

#2 Andrus/Matalonga (UA) def Terrien/Wojnarowicz (LMU) 8-3


Doubles (Quarterfinals)

Drean/Surapol (UCLA) def #2 Andrus/Matalonga (UA) 8-6


Singles Consolation (1st Round)

Alcala, Bruno (UA) def Dobson, Trevor (UCI) 1-6, 6-3, 10-8

Zimmer, Peter (UA) def Wojnarowicz, Mike (LMU) 7-5, 6-3

Wang, Chong (USC) def VanderMerwe, Francois (UA) 3-6, 6-3, 10-7


Singles Consolation (1st Round)

Alcala, Bruno (UA) def Hegarty, Nick (ASU) 6-4, 4-6, 12-10

Zimmer, Peter (UA) def d’Argence Arceo, Ivan (UCSB) 6-4, 6-3




Main Draw Singles (Round of 32)


Andrus, Daniel (UA) def #8 Van’t Hof, Kaes (USC) 6-2, 6-2

#3 Matalonga, Roger (UA) def Bellama, Tomas (ASU) 6-2, 6-2

Christen, Claudio (UA) def #9 Loucks, Adam (USC) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

#9 Dehaine, Mathieu (UCLA) def Labrosse, Jason (UA) 6-2, 6-0


Doubles (Round of 32)


Alcala/Christen (UA) def Ellis/Sundling (UCI) 8-5

Brotman/Hohenstein (UCSB) def VanderMerwe/Zimmer (UA) 9-8

#2 Andrus/Matalonga (UA) def Kenaway/Ulukan (UCI) 8-5


Main Draw Singles (Round of 64)


Ozurovich, Matt (San Diego) def Alcala, Bruno (UA) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6

#9 Lamm, Victor (UCI) def Zimmer, Peter (UA) 6-4, 6-4

Labrosse, Jason (UA) def Borzenski, Kevin (Pepperdine) 6-2, 6-2

Nguyen, Jason (UCLA) def VanderMerwe, Francois (UA) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6

Andrus, Daniel (UA) def Frick, Christian (UCR) 6-2, 6-1

#3 Matalonga, Roger (UA) def Phillips, Matt (LMU) 6-3, 6-0

Christen, Claudio (UA) def Liversage, Tom (San Diego) 7-5, 1-6, 6-3




Qualifying Singles (Quarterfinals)


Chung, Jaysen (UCLA) def Cochrane, Nathan (UA) 6-0, 6-2

Zimmer, Peter (UA) def Malet, Carlos (LMU) 6-1, 6-1


Qualifying Singles (Round of 16)


Cochrane, Nathan (UA) def Essoyan, Derek (LMU) 6-4, 6-4

Zimmer, Peter (UA) def Draper, Adam (UCLA) 6-0, 6-0

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