Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Mark Meyer owns the most singles and doubles victories of any Triton.
Tritons Blank Sonoma State Again
Release: Thursday 04/06/2014 

FRESNO, Calif. - The No. 11 UC San Diego men's tennis team won its sixth consecutive match Sunday, blanking No. 50 Sonoma State, 9-0, at the Haak Tennis Complex on the campus of Fresno Pacific.

UCSD swept the three doubles matches before winning all six singles contests in straight sets.

Max Jiganti and Kona Luu, the 22nd-ranked doubles team in the country, defeated Philip Holbrook and Matt Roberts, 8-4, at No. 1. The duo has won its last six matches and is 8-2 in its last 10.

Also 8-2 over their last 10 matches, Alexandre Miaule and Horea Porutiu won at No. 2 Sunday, taking down Seth Hein and Jimmy Manning by a score of 8-1. The team is 13-3 overall on the season.

At No. 3 doubles, Rajeev Herekar and Mark Meyer won their team-leading 14th match, downing Robert Henry and Logan Liddell, 8-5.

Jiganti was also a winner at No. 1 singles, defeating Holbrook by scores of 7-5 and 6-4. Herekar extended his singles win streak to six by earning a 7-5, 7-5 victory against Daniel Holz at No. 2.

Also earning singles wins were Ganesh Alagappan at No. 3, Luu at No. 4, Porutiu at No. 5 and Meyer at No. 6. Meyer's 6-3, 6-3 victory against Manning was his 16th of the year, the most by any Triton.

It was the second time this season that the Tritons had shut out the Seawolves.

UCSD hosts Point Loma on Tuesday, April 8 (2 p.m.), before playing at No. 10 Azusa Pacific on Friday, April 11 (3 p.m.).

#11 UC San Diego 9, #50 Sonoma State 0
April 06, 2014 at Fresno, CA (Haak Tennis Complex)
1. Max Jiganti (UCSD) def. Philip Holbrook (SSU) 7-5, 6-4
2. Rajeev Herekar (UCSD) def. Daniel Holz (SSU) 7-5, 7-5
3. Ganesh Alagappan (UCSD) def. Robert Henry (SSU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-2
4. Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Vincent Paganetti (SSU) 6-3, 6-1
5. Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Seth Hein (SSU) 6-0, 6-4
6. Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Jimmy Manning (SSU) 6-3, 6-3

1. #22 Max Jiganti/Kona Luu (UCSD) def. Philip Holbrook/Matt Roberts (SSU) 8-4
2. Alexandre Miaule/Horea Porutiu (UCSD) def. Seth Hein/Jimmy Manning (SSU) 8-1
3. Rajeev Herekar/Mark Meyer (UCSD) def. Robert Henry/Logan Liddell (SSU) 8-5

Sonoma State 9-11; National ranking #50; Regional ranking #6
UC San Diego 15-6; National ranking #11; Regional ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,6,5,1,3,2)



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