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Men?s Tennis Takes Down Arizona State in Season Finale
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 04/23/2006
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TEMPE, Ariz. ?- Arizona defeated Arizona State for the second time this season today at the Whiteman Tennis Center, 5-2. The Wildcats finish the regular season at 12-9, 3-4 in Pac-10 play. The Sun Devils fall to 8-14 on the season and 2-5 in conference play.

 

The Wildcats started out strong taking the first point of the day by winning two of the three doubles matches. Newly ranked pair, Jeff Groslimond and Claudio Christen, defeated Jonathan Kinsella and T.J. Bellama in the No. 1 spot, 8-6. Roger Matalonga and Jason Labrosse paired up to secure the point for the Wildcats. The duo won in the No. 2 position over Ryan Waits and Mike Beatty, 8-6.

 

In singles, No. 47 Matalonga defeated No. 74 Kinsella on court one, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Christen beat Nick Hegarty in the No. 3 position, 7-5, 6-4. Arizona State’s Bellama fell to Bruno Alcala on court four, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2. Peter Zimmer defeated Mike Beatty in straight sets in the No. 6 spot, 6-3, 6-2.

 

With the match decided, Groslimond fell in a closely contested two-set tiebreaker to Christopher Biro, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-2, 1-0 (9-7). Labrosse retired in the third set of his match against Wes Miller.

 

Next week, Arizona will compete in the Pac-10 tournament hosted by Stanford, beginning Thursday, April 27.

 

No. 45 Arizona 5, No. 49 Arizona State 2

Doubles

  1. (55) Groslimond/Christen (UA) def Kinsella/Bellama (ASU) ?- 8-6
  2.  Matalonga/Labrosse (UA) def Waits/Beatty (ASU) ?- 8-6
  3. Miller/Hegarty (ASU) def Alcala/Zimmer (UA) ?- 8-4

Singles

  1. (47) Roger Matalonga (UA) def (74) Jonathan Kinsella (ASU) ?- 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
  2. Christopher Biro (ASU) def Jeff Groslimond (UA) ?- 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-2), 1-0 (9-7)
  3. Claudio Christen (UA) def Nick Hegarty (ASU) ?- 7-5, 6-4
  4. Bruno Alcala (UA) def T.J. Bellama (ASU) ?- 7-6 (7-2), 6-2
  5. Wes Miller (ASU) def Jason Labrosse (UA) ?- 2-6, 6-4, 3-2 (ret.)
  6. Peter Zimmer (UA) def Mike Beatty (ASU)?- 6-3, 6-2
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