Toreros Trap Tigers

Alex Giannini
Alex Giannini

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Tigers dropped their match 4-0 as they took on the San Diego Toreros in a West Coast Conference matchup.  

Pacific fell behind after dropping the doubles point, 2-1.  Miguel Diaz and Alex Giannini posted a 6-2 win over Gui Osorio and Joel Gamerov at seconddoubles, but San Diego rallied for a come behind at first and third doubles.  Filip Vittek and Joshua Page topped Akram El Sallaly and Tadiwa Chinamo, 6-3, while Guus Koevermans and Pratt Keerasuntonpong prevailed over Lance Ngo and Bernardo Oliveira, 6-2.

In singles, Gamerov wrapped up a fifth singles win over Ross Watson, 6-2, 6-4 and Vittek won at first singles over Diaz, 6-3, 6-1 as the Tigers fell in a 3-0 hole.

At third singles, Page took the first set 6-3 before Giannini fought a tough battle but falling 7-5 that secured the match for the Toreros.  

Chinamo and Hampton were both ahead in their second sets before their matches went unfinished.  

San Diego improves to 11-8 overall and the Toreros are 3-2 in the WCC play this season.  The Tigers fall to 8-14 overall and 1-5 in the WCC.  

The Black and Orange head into a three game home stand to finish off WCC play facing Portland on Friday and Gonzaga on Saturday.  Both games are set for a 1:00 p.m. first serve at the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center.

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