MALIBU, Calif Â Pepperdine men’s tennis sensation Andre Begemann advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Division I Regionals in the singles and doubles competition along with doubles teammate Omar Altman.
Begemann (Blomberg, Germany / Santa Fe College) defeated Victor Lamm (UCI) 6-4, 6-2, to advance to the quarterfinals Saturday afternoon. After defeating Claudio Christen (U of A) 6-3, 7-5, in the quarter-finals, Begemann will play No. 3 seed Haythem Abid (UCLA) Sunday, at 11 a.m. The doubles team of No. 2 seed Altman Â Begman defeated Alcala Â Hazi (U of A) 9-7 and will resume competition at 10 a.m. Sunday, against Farah Â Van’t Hof (USC).
Basam Beidas Â James Lemke were defeated by Farah Â Van’t Hof in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Mahmoud Kamel (Paris, France / Lycee Francais du Caire) was defeated by Harel Sugo (UCLA) 7-5, 6-3 and James Lemke (Melbourne, Australia / Carey Baptist Grammar School) defeated Michael Look ( UCLA) 6-3, 6-3, to advance to the quarter-finals. Lemke was defeated by Abid 6-5, 6-4 in the quarter-finals.