February 9, 2013

No. 75 Anteaters' Road Trip Stalls in 7-0 Defeat to DePaul

CHICAGO, Ill. --- UC Irvine men's tennis went down in straight sets to the Blue Demons of DePaul, 7-0, Saturday night at Lakeshore Sport and Fitness.

Ryan Cheung and Caryl Hernandez nearly stopped the doubles sweep going to a tiebreaker before they lost, 8-7 (6).

DePaul's (2-0) doubles sweep continued into singles as all six singles matches were over in straight sets. Jonathan Hammel had the best chance of ending that, but dropped the 7-5 tiebreaker in the second set.

The 'Eaters (1-7, 0-1) ends its Midwest road trip with a pair of losses. They will have some time off with the next match coming Fri. Feb. 22nd at 1:00 p.m. at home against the LMU Lions.

DePaul 7, No. 75 UC Irvine 0

Doubles

1. Hambach/Dzanko (D) def. Cheung/Hernandez (UCI) 8-7 (6)
2. Leusink/Feilzer (D) def. Shibahara/Hammel (UCI) 8-4
3. John/Reinhart (D) def. Poon/Pham 8-7

Singles

1. Filip Dzanko (D) def. Ryan Cheung (UCI) 6-2, 6-1
2. Sten Leusink (D) def. Tyler Pham (UCI) 6-4, 6-3
3. Mathias Hambach (D) def. Reo Asami (UCI) 7-5, 6-3
4. Jan-Willem Feilzer (D) def. Jonathan Hammel (UCI) 6-0, 7-6 (5)
5. Paul John (D) def. Caryl Hernandez (UCI) 6-4, 6-3
6. Adam Reinhart (D) def. Shuhei Shibahara (UCI) 6-4, 7-5

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