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Bears Play In SF, Napa This Week

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Mikey Wright will characterize the Bears in Napa this weekend.

BERKELEY – The California males’s tennis staff despatched a number of Golden Bears to compete within the Battle within the Bay Traditional in San Francisco beginning Thursday and sends three Bears to play within the Napa Valley Invitational beginning Friday. Each tournaments finish on Sunday.

Lucas Magnaudet superior to the singles most important draw of the Battle within the Bay Traditional – held on the California Tennis Membership – by reaching the principle draw singles ultimate on the latest Battle within the Bay Qualifier at Cal. The Bears becoming a member of Magnaudet in San Francisco are Ryder Jackson, Yuta Kikuchi and Carl Emil Overbeck. Kikuchi and Overbeck be part of Magnaudet within the singles most important draw. Additionally, Magnaudet pairs with Jackson whereas Kikuchi and Overbeck staff up within the doubles most important draw.

Gamers from a number of colleges – host San Francisco, Cal, Georgia, USC, Pepperdine, Colorado, Arizona State, Arizona, Fresno State, Kansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Michigan, Pacific, San Diego, TCU, UC Santa Barbara, Portland, Hawaii , Stanford and Saint Mary’s – will vie for singles and doubles titles within the thirteenth annual Battle within the Bay Traditional.

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Cal can be represented by Alex Chang, John Kim and Mikey Wright within the Napa Valley Invitational, which can happen on the Silverado Resort and Spa. Gamers from UNLV and San Diego State may also compete at Silverado

Bears Shine In BITB Qualifier
Lucas Magnaudet reached the singles ultimate of the Battle within the Bay Qualifier and superior to the singles most important draw of the Battle within the Bay Traditional, because the qualifying match got here to a detailed on Sept. 17 in Berkeley. The occasion had been scheduled to conclude on Sept. 18, however officers ended the match a day early as a result of rain within the forecast.

Magnaudet defeated UNLV’s sixth-seeded Maxim Verboven, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, within the quarterfinals and beat Stanford’s seventh-seeded Neel Rajesh, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3, within the semifinals. James Watt of Saint Mary’s, the opposite singles finalist, additionally superior to play in San Francisco.

In doubles, the Cal pair of Derrick Chen and John Kim, seeded second, received twice on Sept. 17 to achieve the ultimate. Chen, a sophomore, and Kim, a freshman, defeated UNLV’s Aaron Bailey and Dusan Rsovac, 8-1, within the quarterfinal spherical after which beat the duo of Cal sophomore Mikey Wright and Andrei Volgin of UC Davis, 8-5, within the semifinals. The Bears would have confronted Watt and Thibaud Maxant of Saint Mary’s within the ultimate, after the Gaels knocked off Magnaudet and Alex Chang within the semis, 8-4. With Kim and Chen withdrawing, Maxant and Watt certified for the Battle within the Bay Traditional.

Ballot Place

Cal boasts a pair of ITA preseason rankings, with Yuta Kikuchi at No. 62 in singles and the pair of sophomore Carl Emil Overbeck and newcomer Siddhant Banthia – a graduate switch from Wake Forest – ranked No. 30 in doubles.

Subsequent Time

The Bears will break up the squad once more subsequent week, when one Cal contingent performs within the Aggie Invitational (Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at UC Davis) and one other competes in a 15K Futures match in New Mexico (Sept. 26-Oct. 1 in Albuquerque).

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