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No. 14 UC San Diego Falls To No. 1 Hawaii Pacific, 8-1
Release: Saturday 03/04/2017 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The No. 14 University of California San Diego men's tennis team was defeated 8-1 by No. 1 Hawaii Pacific Saturday. With the loss, the Tritons fall to 6-4 and Hawaii Pacifc improves to 5-1.

At the No. 1 slot in singles, #13 Filip Dolezel beat #36 Eric Tseng in three frames, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

The No. 2 spot also saw a Triton loss, with Alexandre Miaule being taken down by #34 Torben Otto 7-5, 6-3. No. 3 was the only UCSD win, with Justin Zhang defeating Jakub Hadrava.

Marc Isaia, Marius Ruh and Rodrigo Amaral all came up short on the No. 4, 5 and 6 slots, respectively.

Isaia fell to Filip Soban 6-3, 4-6, 15-13 and Ruh was beaten by Juan Erro by a score of 6-2, 6-2. Amaral brought up the rear with a 1-6, 6-4, 10-7 decision against Jack Lyttle.

The No. 1 slot for the doubles matches went to Dolezel and Hadrava who downed Edvin Larsson and Miaule, 8-1.

At No. 2, Lyttle and Torben took care of Sreeganesh Manoharan and Tseng, 8-6. Amaral and Zhang finished out the matches with a 9-8 (7-5) loss to Erro and Soban.

Up next, the Tritons will take on Georgetown at Northview Courts on Sunday, March 5. The match will begin at 10:00 a.m.

#1 Hawaii Pacific 8, #14 UC San Diego 1
March 4, 2017 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

Singles competition
1. #13 Filip Dolezel (HPU) def. #36 Eric Tseng (UCSD) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
2. #34 Torben Otto (HPU) def. Alexandre Miaule (UCSD) 7-5, 6-3
3. Justin Zhang (UCSD) def. Jakub Hadrava (HPU) 6-3, 4-6, 12-10
4. Filip Soban (HPU) def. Marc Isaia (UCSD) 6-3, 4-6, 15-13
5. Juan Erro (HPU) def. Marius Ruh (UCSD) 6-2, 6-2
6. Jack Lyttle (HPU) def. Rodrigo Amaral (UCSD) 1-6, 6-4, 10-7

Doubles competition
1. Filip Dolezel/Jakub Hadrava (HPU) def. Edvin Larsson/Alexandre Miaule (UCSD) 8-1
2. Jack Lyttle/Torben Otto (HPU) def. Sreeganesh Manoharan/Eric Tseng (UCSD) 8-6
3. Juan Erro/Filip Soban (HPU) def. Rodrigo Amaral/Justin Zhang (UCSD) 9-8 (7-5)

Match Notes
Hawaii Pacific 5-1; National ranking #1; Regional ranking #1
UC San Diego 6-4; National ranking #14; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (5,2,6,1,4,3)

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