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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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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Cal hosts preseason tournament in Napa

Before the regular tennis season officially commences in the spring, the Cal men’s tennis team participates in a new preseason tournament practically every weekend. Yet this weekend is actually different from the others, as the tournament is the Bears’ very own. Eleven years ago, Peter Wright, head coach of the
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Bears Breaking Out: Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt

The Cal men’s tennis team faced a Sweet 16 exit at the NCAA Championships, but its top doubles team still managed to leave a lasting impression on the opponents. In a tiebreak triumph against Tennessee, Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt toppled the nation’s top-ranked tandem to clinch the doubles point
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Ranked 20th in the country, senior Pedro Zerbini was Cal’s top singles player this year.

Bears break through to end Sweet 16 drought

A less thankful coach might have been disappointed with a round of 16 exit at the NCAA Team Championships. The No. 14 Cal men’s tennis team lost, 4-2, to third-ranked Tennessee in the third round of competition — but for Peter Wright, the results dismissed a crucial doubt that hovered
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