TOP SEEDS READY TO TAKE THE COURT AT 122nd ANNUAL
MENíS DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP AT LA JOLLA BEACH & TENNIS CLUB
Co-Number One Seeds Klahn / Thacher and Sundling / Tarango to Play
Opening Round Matches on Friday
La Jolla, Calif. - (March 3, 2011) Ė After receiving first-round byes at
the 122nd Annual Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship, co-number one
seeds Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher of Stanford and Jeff Tarango and JT
Sundling will play their opening round matches on Friday at the La Jolla
Beach & Tennis Club.
Tarango, a volunteer assistant coach at USC, and Sundling, a USC
sophomore, will face the winner of a first-round match between Jonathan
Raude and Jonathan Schroeder of Boston College and Siddharth Alapati and
David Ayoun of Fresno State at 10:30 a.m. (PT).
Klahn and Thacher, who reached the finals of last yearís Pacific Coast
Menís Doubles Championship finals, will play the winner of the
first-round match between Danny Canning and Voltaire Navarro of San
Diego and Corey Smith of San Diego and Ruben Torres of San Dimas at noon
A total of 93 teams are entered in the 2011 Pacific Coast Menís Doubles
Championship. The draw features many of the top college players in the
nation as well as independent players. For the complete tournament draw,
Thursdayís tournament schedule featured eight first-round matches. Among
the winners were William J. Kellogg, Tournament Director and President
of La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, and Manuel Ortiz of El Cajon. They
defeated Rasmus Errboe of San Diego and Tom Iselin of Sun Valley, 6-1,
ďIt felt great to get those first-round jitters out of the way,Ē Kellogg
said following the match. ďItís turned out to be an incredibly strong
field both on the college and independent side. Iím looking forward to
some terrific matches this weekend.Ē
Kellogg and Ortiz advance to a second round match scheduled for 10 a.m.
(PT) Friday against co-second-seeded Dean Jackson and Patrick Pohlmann
of the University of San Diego.
The tournament continues with matches beginning at 8 a.m. (PT) on Friday
and 9 a.m. (PT) on Saturday. Sundayís schedule, which features the
semifinals, followed by the finals, will begin at 9 a.m. (PT).
Admission to the Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship is free and
open to the public. On-site parking is available for a nominal fee. For
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