Waves Advance to WCC Finals
"The players did a great job, they played really well," said head coach Adam Steinberg. "The score is not always indicative of the quality of competition and San Francisco definitely gave us a tough match. We hope to defend our title tomorrow at 3 p.m."
The Waves (17-6) started the match off with wins in No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to win the doubles point. No. 28 Andre Begemann (
No. 6 singles de Villiers secured a point for Pepperdine with a 6-2, 7-6, win over Mitch Del Rosario (USF). On the No. 3 court, Altmann defeated Cohen (USF), 7-6, 6-1 and Mahmoud Kamel (
Sunday (April 20), the Waves play Saint Mary’s for the WCC title, at 3 p.m.
1. Andre Begemann (PEP) vs. Thong Tu (USF), 6-1, 6-7, DNF
2. Bassam Beidas (PEP) vs. Rainer Nachbauer (USF) , 4-6, 6-2, DNF
3. Omar Altmann (PEP) def. Asaf Cohen (USF), 7-6, 6-1
4. Mahmoud Kamel (PEP) def. Einer Hart (USF), 6-3, 6-4
5. Alex Moreno (PEP) vs. Falko Huttenberger (USF), 6-1, 5-1 DNF
6. Rickus de Villiers (PEP) def. Mitch Del Rosario (USF), 6-2, 7-6