Three Toreros win singles matches at Harvard Chowder Fest
Uros Petronijevic was one of three Toreros to win singles matches

Uros Petronijevic was one of three Toreros to win singles matches

Sept. 13, 2013

BOSTON, Mass. -The University of San Diego men's tennis team kicked off their 2013-14 season by winning three singles matches over Tulsa in Harvard's Chowder Fest Friday.

Senior Clarke Spinosa, who is ranked No. 42, knocked off No. 12 Japie De Klerk 6-4, 5-6, 6-2. Uros Petronijevic and Andrew Raphaelson also won their singles matches. Petronijevic won 5-6, 6-2, 6-2 over Carlos Bautista and Raphaelson won in straight sets 6-2, 6-5 against Daniel Santos.

Romain Kalaydjian, Ciaran Fitzgerald, and Patrick Hall all fell in their singles matches against Tulsa. Kalaydjian lost to No. 30 Clifford Marsland 6-3, 6-1, Fitzgerald was knocked off by Alejandro Espejo 6-4, 5-6, 6-2, and Hall fell 6-5, 6-3 to Dylan McCloskey in his Torero debut. Andrew Carlisle fell to Harvard's Conor Haughey 6-1, 6-4.

The Toreros struggled in doubles play against Harvard, losing all three matches. Complete results are listed below.

Day One Results

Singles Competition against Tulsa (winners in bold)

Singles Flight 1: J. De Klerk (Tulsa) v. C. Spinosa (USD) 6-4, 5-6, 6-2

Singles Flight 2: C. Marsland (Tulsa) v. R. Kalaydjian(USD)  6-3, 6-1

Singles Flight 3: C. Bautista (Tulsa) v. U. Petronijevic (USD) 5-6, 6-2, 6-2

Singles Flight 4: A. Espejo (Tulsa) v. C. Fitzgerald (USD) 6-4, 5-6, 6-3

Singles Flight 5: D. Santos (Tulsa) v. A. Raphaelson (USD) 6-2, 6-5

Singles Flight 6: D. McCloskey (Tulsa) v. P. Hall (USD) 6-5, 6-3

Doubles Competition against Harvard

Doubles Flight 1: Nguyen/MacMaster (Harvard) v. Spinosa/Petronijevic (USD) 8-3

Doubles Flight 2: Steinroeder/Yeung (Harvard)  v. Fitzgerland/Kalaydjian (USD) 8-4

Doubles Flight 3: Lam/N. Mahlangu (Harvard) v. Raphaelson/Hall (USD) 8-5




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