Mens Tennis 3-16-10

Cueto, McLachlan bring glory to Cal

Everyone loves to hear a good Cinderella story. You know that one about the underrated team that triumphs in the face of uncertainty? We hear it all the time. We are inspired by the underdogs of the world — the Seabiscuits and the Spartans. However, the tale of the Cal
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Cal returns trophy, hopes to bring it back to Berkeley

Everyone enjoys winning trophies, but sometimes greatness can be a burden … especially if you have to lug your awards roughly 800 miles, as the Cal men’s tennis team must do this weekend. After earning both the doubles championship and the overall team award at the 2010 USTA/ITA Northwest Regional
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Bears falter in Battle of the Bay

Off to a promising start on the first day of play at the Battle in the Bay Classic, the Cal men’s tennis team ended Thursday with an overall winning record of 4-2. However, only the duo of Tommie Murphy and Chase Melton made it past the second day of the tournament,
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Bears head to San Francisco for Battle in the Bay Classic

Having begun on Thursday and continuing through Sunday afternoon, the Cal men’s tennis team will be participating in the annual Battle in the Bay Classic, making the homecoming game not the only Cal sporting event taking place in San Francisco this week. The tournament is hosted by USF and will
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Bears make All-American comeback

After getting off to a rough start on the first day of main draw play at the ITA All American Championships, members of the Cal men’s tennis team pulled themselves together to make an unexpected comeback. The No. 5 doubles team of Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt won the doubles
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Junior Christoffer Konigsfeldt began singles qualification on Monday.

Bears head to ‘grand slam tournament’ in Oklahoma

During preseason, the Cal men’s tennis team participates in a bevy of tournaments, each one presenting an opportunity to improve play and ramp up for the start of spring. That’s all they really are — competitive practices. However, this it not the case at this week’s ITA Men’s All-American Championship,
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Melton leaves impression in first tournament

With the match tied at 1-1, Cal’s Chase Melton came into the third set against Andre Almeada of Fresno City College looking to rebound from his second set loss and earn his first win in the Bears’ uniform. With a score of 6-4, Melton did just that. On Friday at
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Freshmen to get experience at Bulldog Classic

So far during preseason play, the Cal men’s tennis team has focused mainly on its returning upperclassmen, bringing them to compete in tournaments as the younglings watch. This weekend the newbies will get their time to shine. From Friday through Sunday, the Bears will be competing in the 2011 Men’s
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Andrews, Cal fruitful in Napa Valley Classic

This past weekend, the Cal men’s tennis team faced some unexpected difficulties, but senior Ahmed Ismail stepped  up and handled them with poise. Carlos Cueto, a senior scheduled to play for the Bears in the Land Rover Napa Valley Tennis Classic, dropped out due to a sprained ankle, and was replaced
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