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Wildcat Doubles Duo Advances to Quarterfinals
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 29, 2010
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Oct. 29, 2010

LAS VEGAS – The University of Arizona men’s tennis doubles duo of David Humphreys and Borja Malo cruised to an 8-5 win to advance to the quarterfinals tomorrow at the Larry Easley Memorial Classic at the Fertitta Tennis Complex on the campus of UNLV. Senior Jay Goldman powered through to advance to the semifinals.


“The guys continue to get good match experience and are showing steady progression,” said assistant coach Tom Lloyd. “Tomorrow holds more opportunities for these guys to continue to improve.”


The Wildcats began the day in doubles action, where Humphreys and Malo faced Patrick Schimmelbauer and Hugo Ramadier of Northern Arizona where the Wildcat duo coasted to an 8-5 win to advance to the doubles quarterfinals tomorrow. Play begins at 9 a.m. PT.


In singles action, Goldman advanced to the quarterfinals after earning a bye in the first round. In the quarterfinals, the senior downed Ramadier of NAU in straight sets 6-2, 6-0 of flight one to advance to the semifinals. Semifinal action for singles competition will begin after the quarterfinal doubles tomorrow at 9 a.m. PT.


Malo, who also competed in flight one of singles competition, took care of business in his first match of the day. The senior defeated Patrick Schimmelbauer, who he also faced in doubles action, in three sets. Malo blanked Schimmelbauer 6-0 in the first set, but dropped the second set 3-6 before snagging the 6-1 win. In the quarterfinals, the Santiago, Chile native fell to Mehdi Bouras of UNLV 6-3, 6-2.


Humphreys competed in flight two of singles competition here he faced Michael Wardell of Auburn in the first round. The redshirt junior sealed the first set win 6-3, but was edged out by Wardell in the next two sets, 6-4, 6-4. In the consolation bracket of flight two, Humphreys fell in straight sets 7-6, 6-3 to Sebastian Bell of Cal Poly.


Schedule of Play:


Saturday, Oct. 30 - 9 a.m. PT

Quarterfinal Doubles

Semifinal Singles

Semifinal Doubles


Sunday, Oct. 31 - TBD

Final Singles

Final Doubles

Final Consolation Play (Tentative)


Larry Easley Memorial Classic Results:


Friday Results:


Doubles First Round

David Humphreys/Borja Malo (UA) def. Patrick Schimmelbauer/Hugo Ramadier (NAU) 8-5


Flight One Singles

First Round

Borja Malo (UA) def. Patrick Schimmelbauer (NAU) 6-0, 3-6, 6-1

Jay Goldman (UA) BYE


Flight One Singles


Mehdi Bouras (UNLV) def. Borja Malo (UA) 6-3, 6-2

Jay Goldman (UA) def. Hugo Ramadier (NAU) 6-2, 6-0


Flight Two Singles

First Round

Michael Wardell (AUB) def. David Humphreys (UA) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4


Flight Two Singles

Consolation Round

Sebastian Bell (CP) def. David Humphreys (UA) 7-6, 6-3

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