Tigers Drop Two Matches on Day One of Pacific Mountain Invitational

Tadiwa Chinamo
Tadiwa Chinamo

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of the Pacific men's tennis team dropped two matches on day one of the Pacific Mountain Invitational by scores of 4-3 and 4-2.

Pacific falls to 2-10 on the season.

Match 1: Brown University 4 Pacific 3

Bernardo Oliveira and Akram El Sallaly went unfinished (5-5) in their doubles' competition against Peter Tarwid and Charles Tan.

Pacific won three of its singles' competitions with Ross Watson defeating Jacob Walker in three sets by scores of 7-6, 1-6, and 7-6, respectively. Mikayel Khachatryen defeated Charles Tan to give the Tigers their second one in singles by scores of 7-5 and 6-4. The final win came from Johnathan Lieu coming back after dropping set one (3-6) to defeat Peter Litsky in sets two and three by scores of 6-4 and 6-3.

Match 2: Lamar University 4 Pacific 3

The Tigers picked up two wins in the singles' competition in the second match of the day.

Tadiwa Chinamo defeated Benny Schweizer for the first win by scores of 7-6 and 6-3. Oliveira picked up the second win defeating Arthur Serafim by scores of 6-4 and 6-1.

The Orange and Black will return to the court tomorrow for day two of the Mountain Pacific Invitational.