PALO ALTO, Calif. ?- 57th-ranked senior Roger Matalonga’s run in the NCAA tournament ended today when he fell to No. 32 Sheeva Parbhu from Notre Dame, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3.
Matalonga was able to come back after falling in the first set 6-3 to win the second 6-2. In the third set, Parbhu was able to break Matalonga’s serve to claim the final set 6-3.
Matalonga’s career at Arizona ends with two NCAA individual appearances and two All-American honors. This season Matalonga posted a 22-13 record while winning Pac-10 Player of the Week twice.
NCAA 3rd ROUND ?- SINGLES
(32) Sheeva Parbhu (Notre Dame) def (57) Roger Matalonga (UA) ?- 6-3, 2-6, 6-3