Roberson Advances to Quarterfinals of 2007 Chandler Cup

 

BERKELEY, Calif. Three Boise State men’s tennis players traveled to Southern California to participate in the 2007 Chandler Cup hosted by Cal-Berkley. Broncos Eric Roberson, Piotr Dilaj and Stanley Sarapanich competed in Friday’s first rounds of competition, going 3-2 in singles play and 0-2 in doubles.

Of the three Broncos, Roberson was the only to go 2-0 on the day in singles play. In first round play he topped Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Drew Jacobs in a 6-4, 6-3 match followed by a quick win over the tournament’s No. 1 seed, Pierre Mouillon of Cal Berkeley, 6-1, 6-4. With the two wins Roberson advances to the quarterfinals scheduled for 12 noon on Saturday, October 27; there he will face Patric Fisher from the University of Washington.

Going 1-1 on the day, Sarapanich earned a first round win over UC San Diego’s Eric Rubens in a tough 7-6, 6-3 battle. However, in the second round of play, CPSLO’s Andy Gerst swept past Sarapanich, 6-4, 6-1.

BSU’s final singles player, Dilaj, dropped a 6-3, 7-5 decision to No. 4 seeded Kallim Stewart of Berkeley in the first round.

In doubles play, Sarapanich and Dilaj fell to Stewart and Bo Katsarov of Berkeley in the first round, dropping a tough 8-6 match. Roberson joined Jacobs of CPSLO in doubles play, falling to Andy Koharsky and Jyn Nedunchezhiyan of Washington, 8-2.

The 2007 Chandler Cup will continue on Saturday, October 27 with the quarterfinal rounds beginning at 12 noon.

Bronco Men’s Agate

Singles Results

Round One: Eric Roberson (Boise State) defeats Drew Jacobs (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo) 6-4, 6-3
Round Two: Eric Roberson (Boise State) defeats Pierre Mouillon #1 seed (CAL Berkeley) 6-1, 6-4
Quarterfinals: Patric Fisher from University of Washington vs. Roberson Sat., Oct. 27 at 12:00PM

Round One: Kallim Stewart (Berkeley) #4 seed defeats Piotr Dilaj (Boise State) 6-3, 7-5

Round One: Stanley Sarapanich (Boise State) defeats Eric Rubens (UC San Diego) 7-6, 6-3
Round Two: Andy Gerst (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo) defeats Stanley Sarapanich (Boise State) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles Results
Round One: Kallim Stewart and Bo Katsarov (CAL Berkeley) defeat Stanley Sarapanich and Piotr Dilag Boise State
8-6

Round One: Andy Koharszky and Jyn Nedunchezhiyan (University Washington) defeat Eric Roberson (Boise State) and Drew Jacobs (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo) 8-2

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