Kento Tanaka-Tamaki clinches the win for the Waves in his first appearance in the singles lineup of 2014.
Alex Sarkissian earns his second win of the season over a top-10 ranked singles opponent today vs. USC.
Free pizza will be served during Pepperdine's 4 p.m. match vs. USC on Friday.
The Waves host #2 USC this coming Friday at 4 p.m. at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.
Three Pepperdine pairs still alive after Saturday's action at the Pacific Coast Doubles Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Vincent's High School, located in Pune, Maharashtra, in 2009 ... Attended Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce from 2009-13.
PERSONAL: Born in Pune, Maharashtra, India ... Son of Ketan Ramesh Thakkar and Sonal Ketan Thakkar ... Older brother to Vidit Ketan Thakkar ... Chose Pepperdine because "is has one of the best tennis programs in the United States and is also a renowned academic institution."
FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Rafael Nadal ... Favorite book is Open by Andre Agassi ... Favorite tv show is Suits ... Favorite food is Italian food ... Favorite pro sports team in Manchester United ... Favorite movie is Troy ... Favorite musical artist is David Guetta ...Favorite sport other than tennis is soccer.