Men's Tennis: Ducks Reach Singles Quarters

Posted Oct 5, 2013

DAVIS, Calif. -- The University of Oregon men’s tennis team opened the fall season at the Aggie Invitational today in Davis, Calif., with a superb performance in singles. The Ducks went a combined 10-3 in singles play, with two student-athletes advancing to the quarterfinals in the ITA Aggie Singles bracket and one player advancing to the quarterfinals of the ITA Big West Singles bracket,

The Ducks went 3-0 in the opening round of the main singles bracket with senior Robin Cambier, sophomore Kevin Farin and junior Joey Swaysland advancing to the round of 16. Cambier, the top-seeded player in the field, defeated Tom Miller (6-4, 6-2) and Wyatt Houghton (6-1, 6-3) to advance to the quarterfinals with two-straight set wins.

Farin, competing as a Duck for his first time, won both his matches in three sets to reach the quarterfinals. He defeated Thomas Takemoto (6-3, 2-6, 6-4) in the opening round before knocking off Nikhil Jayashankr (6-0, 3-6, 6-4) reach the quarterfinals.

Swaysland had a dominating season-opening match, only dropping three games to Nikolas Papic in a 6-2, 6-1 victory. He dropped a three set match in the second round to Mads Engsted (6-4, 1-6, 4-6), falling to the consolation bracket.

Cambier and Farin drew the No. 2 seed in the main doubles bracket and won their lone match of the day, defeating Sean Kolar and Tom Miller 8-6.

Freshman Jayson Amos advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Big West Singles bracket. Amos defeated Adam Luba 6-2, 6-2 in round one and won by injury default in the second round. Sophomore Brent Chin also won his opening match defeating Johan Samuelsson 6-1, 6-3. Chin fell to Alec Adamson 6-3, 6-3 in the second round. Freshman Alex Marcinkowski dropped his opening match but advanced in the consolation bracket with a 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 victory over.

Action will resume from UC Davis on Saturday at 9 a.m. (PT), opening with doubles play before singles action.

2013 Aggie Invitational

ITA Aggie Singles

Round One (32)
(1) Robin Cambier (ORE) def. Tom Miller (SAC) 6-4, 6-2
Kevin Farin (ORE) def. Thomas Takemoto (4) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
Joey Swaysland (ORE) def. Nikolas Papic (FS) 6-2, 6-1

Round Two (16)
(1) Robin Cambier (ORE) def. Wyatt Houghton (CAL) 6-1, 6-3
Kevin Farin (ORE) def. Nikhil Jayashankr (CAL) 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
Mads Engsted (CAL) def. Joey Swaysland (ORE) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

ITA Big West Singles

Round One (32)
Jayson Amos (ORE) def. Adam Luba (DAV) 6-2, 6-2
Brent Chin (ORE) def. Johan Samuelsson (USF) 6-1, 6-3
Mathias Olsen (SM) def. Alex Marcinkowski (ORE) 6-2, 6-2

Round Two (16)
Jayson Amos (ORE) def. Wil Martin Wo (SM) inj.
Alec Adamson (DAV) def. Brent Chin (ORE) 6-3, 6-3

Consolation Round One
Alex Marcinkowski (ORE) def. Ayman Abdulwahab (SAC) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0

ITA Aggie Doubles

Round One
Chris Brockstedt/Thomas Takemoto (USF) def. Jayson Amos/Joey Swaysland (ORE) 8-7 (3)
(2) Robin Cambier/Kevin Farin (ORE) def. Sean Kolar/Tom Miller (SAC) 8-6

ITA Big West Doubles

Round One
Eric Spence/Lance Ngo (PAC) def. Alex Marcinkowski/Brent Chin (ORE) 8-2

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