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Men?s Tennis Falls at Pac-10 Championships
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 29, 2006
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OJAI, Calif. ?- The No. 43 Arizona men’s tennis team was knocked out of the Pac-10 Championships today. No Wildcat doubles pairs were able to win their opening round matches.


In the singles main draw quarterfinals, Jeff Groslimond fell to 23rd- ranked KC Corkery from Stanford in three sets, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1.


In the main draw of doubles competition, two Wildcat pairs fell. Bruno Alcala and Peter Zimmer lost to third-ranked KC Corkery and James Pade of Stanford, 8-4. California’s Lennart Maack and Dean Wallace upset Arizona’s No. 54 Claudio Christen and Jeff Groslimond, 8-4.


In the quarterfinals of the doubles invitational draw, Nathan Cochrane and partner Francois VanderMerwe fell to Washington’s David Chu and Andy Gerst, 9-8.


Next, Arizona will wait to hear if they have been selected for the 2006 NCAA tournament. The 2006 NCAA Division I men’s selection announcements will take place on Wednesday, May 3 on ESPNEWS. The announcement will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. Eastern time.



Main Draw


(23) KC Corkery (STAN) def. Jeff Groslimond (UA) ?- 6-3, 4-6, 6-1


Doubles ?- Main Draw

First Round:

(3) Corkery/Pade (STAN) def. Alcala/Zimmer (UA) ?- 8-4

Maack/Wallace (CAL) def. (54) Christen/Groslimond (UA) ?- 8-4


Doubles ?- Invitational Draw


Chu/Gerst (WASH) def. Cochrane/VanderMerwe (UA) ?- 9-8


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