SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara men's tennis lost 4-2 to Portland on Saturday at Degheri Tennis Center. Santa Clara earned the doubles point but the Pilots came back to win four singles matches for the victory.
The Broncos (10-3, 0-2 WCC) picked up the doubles point over Portland (11-1, 1-0). Sophomore Robert Seby and freshman Jesus Tapiador Barajas clinched the doubles point for SCU with a 7-6 (7-4) win on court two. Sophomores Andrew Gu and Kamran Khan picked up a 6-2 victory on court three.
Tapiador Barajas earned the lone singles victory for SCU on court four by defeating Alex Wallace 6-4, 6-4. Portland claimed wins on courts one, three, five and six with court six clinching the victory. Sophomore Andrew Gu led 6-7, 7-5, 6-5 on court two but they did not finish the match.
Santa Clara returns to action on Sunday at 9 a.m. PT against Gonzaga in a home match.
POR 4, SCU 2
March 25, 2017 | Degheri Tennis Center (Santa Clara, Calif.)
1. Pervolarakis/M. Garcia (POR) def. Garnett/Iliopoulos (SCU) – 6-2
2. Seby/Barajas (SCU) def. P. Garcia/Fan (POR) – 7-6 (7-4)
3. Gu/Khan (SCU) def. Fisher/Donat (POR) – 6-2
SCU wins doubles point.
Order of finish: 1, 3, 2
1. Michail Pervolarakis (POR) def. Robert Seby – 6-4, 6-3
2. Andrew Gu (SCU) vs. Mathieu Garcia (POR) – 6-7, 7-5, 6-5 unfinished
3. Pierre Garcia (POR) def. Connor Garnett (SCU) – 6-4, 6-4
4. Jesus Tapiador Barajas (SCU) def. Alex Wallace (POR) – 6-4, 6-4
5. Carlos Donat (POR) def. Vasileios Iliopoulos (SCU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Felix Fan (POR) def. Kamran Khan (SCU) – 6-7, 7-6, 6-2
Order of finish: 4, 3, 5, 1, 6*
* - clinched victory
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