Men’s Tennis beat #4 Cal Lu

The #10 men's tennis team defeated the 4th ranked Kingmen.  UC Santa Cruz came back from down 2-1 after doubles by winning 4 of the 6 singles matches in straight sets. 

 

Cal Lu started off strong in doubles with Nick Ballou and Ray Worley defeating Erich Koenig and Chris Goetz 8-4 at number 1 doubles.  At number 2 doubles Connor Treacy and Alex Nichols defeated Bryce Bettwy and Max Littlejohn in a back and forth match by the score of 8-6.  In the final doubles match Andre Halabi and Sam Rogers put the Slugs on the board with a 9-7 victory over Thomas Millet and Marcello Sousa.

 

The beginning of singles saw Cal Lu stretch their lead to 4-1 with Thomas Millet defeating Elias Scandalis 6-1 6-0 at #5 singles and Nick Ballou defeating Erich Koenig 6-0 6-4.  On the brink of defeat the Slugs began to rally with Andre Halabi defeating Ray Worley 6-1 6-0 and Bryce Bettwy defeating Alex Nichols 6-4 6-0.  The next match finished was Sam Rogers tying up the score with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Connor Treacy.  With the outcome of the match riding on the last match Max Littlejohn completed the comeback with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Devon Belcher.