DAVIS, Calif. -- Eight Sacramento State men's tennis players participated in the Aggie Invitational, held over the weekend at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. The event marked the second of five fall tournament in which the Hornets will compete.
In all, Sacramento State players finished with a combined 10-10 singles record, and a 5-5 doubles mark. Six of the eight Sacramento State players recorded at least one singles victory, and all eight players won at least one doubles match.
The tournament featured players from Sacramento State, UC Davis, Cal, Stanford, Nevada, Portland, Santa Clara, Saint Mary's and Pacific.
Singles play for the Hornets was highlighted by Louis Chabut's performance. Chabut, a junior from Solignac, France, went 3-1 and reached the semifinals of his draw. He defeated opponents from Saint Mary's, Portland and UC Davis before finally falling in the semis to Santa Clara's Kamran Khan by a 7-5, 6-4 score. Senior Bernardo Moraes and freshman Johannes Gjerdaker both went 2-1, as Gjerdaker won both his matches in straight sets. Seniors Dom Miller and Donald Hall, as well as freshman Abdulaziz Albayouk also posted a singles victory.
All four Hornet doubles teams were victorious in at least one match, including the combination of Hall and Gjerdaker advancing to the semifinals. The tandem easily dispatched of opponents from Pacific and UC Davis by identical 8-2 scores. In the semis, their run came to an end with an 8-4 loss to a team from Portland.
The doubles teams of Miller/Mikus Losbergs, Albayouk/Moraes, and Hermont Legaspi/Chabut each won a doubles match.
Sacramento State's results from all its singles and doubles matches can be found below. Every player on the Sacramento State roster except Josh Snowdon-Poole competed in the event.
Up next for the Sacramento State is the ITA Northwest Regionals in Seattle from Oct. 11-14. Three more fall tournaments remain for Sacramento State prior to opening the spring season on Jan. 19 at UC Davis.
Singles A Bracket:
Round of 32 - Lost to Vasileios Iliopoulos (SCU), 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7)
Consolation Round of 16 - Lost to Tom Hann (POR), 6-4, 6-2
Round of 32 - Lost to Matis Bot (SMC), 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Consolation Round of 16 - Lost to Nicklas Obert (POR), 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (15)
Round of 32 - Lost to Arthur Neuhaus (SCU), 6-3, 7-5
Consolation Round of 16 - Defeated Tom Hann (POR), 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (6)
Singles B Bracket:
Round of 32 - Defeated Akbar Mamirov (SMC), 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Round of 16 - Lost to Sema Pankin (POR), 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-2
Round of 32 - Defeated Brian Lee (SMC), 6-4, 6-1
Round of 16 - Defeated Lefteris Neos (POR), 2-6, 6-4, 7-5
Quarterfinals - Defeated Mitchell Iwahiro (UCD), 7-5, 7-6 (2)
Semifinals - Lost to Kamran Khan (SCU), 7-5, 6-4
Round of 32 - Defeated Jackson Hawk (SMC), 6-0, 6-3
Round of 16 - Defeated Matvey Radionov (NEV), 6-3, 6-4
Quarterfinals - Lost to Kamran Khan (SCU), 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Round of 32 - Lost to Alex Scemanenco (UCD), 7-6, 4-6, 6-1
Consolation Round of 32 - Defeated Chris Cajigan (UOP), 6-2, 6-3
Round of 32 - Lost to Benjamin Campi (NEV), 7-6 (1), 6-3
Consolation Round of 32 - Defeated Nathan Hampton (UOP), 6-0, 2-6, 1-0 (8)
Consolation Round of 16 - Defeated Levent Sever (UOP), 6-2, 6-0
Doubles A Bracket
Dom Miller/Mikus Losbergs
Round of 16 - Lost to Merville/Aremon (NEV), 8-7 (5)
Consolation Quarterfinals - Defeated Donat/Pankin (POR), 8-7 (5)
Consolation Semifinals - Lost to Bastola/Krutik (SMC), 8-5
Doubles B Bracket
Abdulaziz Albayouk/Bernardo Moraes
Round of 16 - Defeated Cajigan/Ma (UOP), 8-6
Quarterfinals - Lost to Campi/Levitt (NEV), 8-5
Donald Hall/Johannes Gjerdaker
Round of 16 - Defeated Sever/Hampton (UOP), 8-2
Quarterfinals - Defeated Jayaraman/Jalali (UCD), 8-2
Semifinals - Lost to Newell/Oberg (POR), 8-4
Hermont Legaspi/Louis Chabut
Round of 16 - Defeated Akbar Mamirov/Brian Lee (SMC), 8-1
Quarterfinals - Lost to Newell/Oberg (POR), 8-4
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