Tenreiro Advances at the Battle in the Bay Classic
Tenreiro won both his singles and doubles matches.

Oct. 11, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Sophomore Thomas Tenreiro led Boise State on the first day of the Battle in the Bay Classic at San Francisco, Calif., on Friday winning in both singles and doubles. Tenreiro opened the day with doubles partner Toby Mitchell teaming up to defeat Saint Mary’s duo of Tuomas Manner and Joakim Norstrom 8-3, then followed with a hard fought three set victory 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 over San Francisco’s Nils Skajaa in singles. Also winning on the opening day at the classic was the doubles team of Garrett Patton and Brendan McClain who defeated UCLA’s Joseph DiGiulio and Karue Sell 8-4.

Doubles began the day with the Broncos winning both of their first round matches. Tenreiro and Mitchell will now face San Francisco’s Nils Skajaa and Bernardo Saraiva in tomorrow’s quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the Boise State tandem of Patton and McClain with take on John Lamble and Ilya Osintsev from Santa Clara.

Other singles matches in the first round saw Boise State fall in three contests besides Tenreiro’s victory. Freshman Brendan McClain lost to Cal’s Gregory Bayane 6-2, 6-3. He then bounced back Friday night to defeat San Diego’s Patrick Hall 6-2, 6-1 in the consolation draw.

Campbell Johnson ranked 41st nationally and the number one seed in the tournament downed the Broncos’ Toby Mitchell in a three-set battle 4-6, 6-1, 7-5. Mitchell also regrouped to win later on Friday over Pepperdine’s Kento Tenaka-Tamaki 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Garrett Patton lost a pair of contests to Pacific’s Sam Verbeek 6-2, 6-3, then to Stanford’s Nolan Paige 6-3, 6-4.

All four will be back in action on Saturday in both singles and doubles starting at 9 a.m. (Mountain).

Battle in the Bay Classic
San Francisco, Calif. (California Tennis Club)
Oct. 11, 2013

Doubles First Round / Round of 16
Thomas Tenreiro / Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. Tuomas Manner / Joakim Norstrom (St. Mary’s), 8-3
Brendan McClain / Garrett Patton (BSU) - Joseph DiGiulio / Karue Sell (UCLA), 8-4

Singles First Round / Round of 64
Gregory Bayane (Cal) def. Brendn McClain (BSU), 6-2, 6-3
No. 123 Thomas Tenreiro (BSU) def. Nils Skajaa (San Francisco), 6-3, 1-6, 6-3     
No. 41 Campbell Johnson (Cal) def. Toby Mitchell (BSU), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Sam Verbeek (Pacific) def. Garrett Patton (BSU), 6-2, 6-3

Consolation Singles
Brendan McClain (BSU) def. Patrick Hall (San Diego), 6-2, 6-1
Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. Kento Tenaka-Tamaki (Pepperdine), 7-6 (4), 6-3
Nolan Paige (Stanford) def. Garrett Patton (BSU), 6-3, 6-4

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