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No. 7 USC Men’s Tennis Punches its Ticket to the ITA National Indoor Team Championship

No. 7 USC Men's Tennis Punches its Ticket to the ITA National Indoor Team Championship


Men’s Tennis | January 28, 2024

LOS ANGELES โ€“ย The No. 7 ranked USC men’s tennis (3-0) won its ITA Kickoff Weekend Regional Championship and picked up its 17thย straight trip to the ITA National Indoor Championships after a 4-3 victory over San Diego (1-1) on Sunday, January 28th at Marks Tennis Stadium.ย 
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Freshmanย Volodymyr Iakubenkoย and graduate student Samuel Rubell started the Trojans off with a 6-3 doubles win. Graduate student Sefan Dostanic and Sophomoreย Oscar Weightmanย had a decisive 6-4 doubles win after they were down by four games before their six-game win streak, clinching the doubles point for the Trojans. Dostanic and Weightman are now 2-0 as a double squad.ย 
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#39 Junior Peter Makk was the first to finish up his singles match. He breezed through it from No. 2 singles spot, as he faced #31 Iiro Vasa,ย winning in straight sets, 6-4, 6-0.ย 
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#73 Lodewijk Weststrate defeated his opponent 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.ย 
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USC’s Iakubenkoย clinched the match, as he won from the No. 5 singles spot 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.ย This is the second-straight time that Iakubenko has clinched it for the Trojans, as he was the decider in the first match of the ITA Kickoff Weekend against SMU.ย 
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USC men’s tennis punched their ticket to the ITA National Indoor championship on Friday, February 16th, hosted by Columbia University in New York City.ย 
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#7 USC 4, USD 3
Sunday, January 28, 2024
ย Marks Tennis Stadium | Los Angeles, Calif.ย 
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DOUBLES

  1. Stefan Dostanic /Oscar Weightmanย (USC) def. #15 Sacchitt Sharma/Stian Klaassen (USD) 6-4ย 
  2. Peter Makk/Lodewijk Weststrateย (USC) vs. Iiro Vasa/Oliver Tarvet (USD) 4-5 unf.
  3. Volodymyr Iakubenko/ Samuel Rubell (USC) def. Savriyan Danilov/Lambert Ruland (USD) 6-3ย 

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Order of finish: 3, 1
USCย wins the doubles point.ย 
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SINGLES

  1. #8 Oliver Tarvet (USD) def. Stefan Dostanic (USC) vs. 6-2, 6-4
  2. #39 Peter Makkย (USC) def. #31 Iiro Vasa (USD) 6-4, 6-0
  3. #73 Lodewijk Weststrate (USC) def. Lambert Ruland (USD) 6-1, 6-3ย 
  4. Saviryan Daniiov (USD) def. Oscar Weightmanย (USC) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
  5. Volodymyr Iakubenko (USC) def. Sacchitt Sharma (USD) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
  6. Karl Lee (USC) def. Stian Klaassen (USD) 3-6, 7-5, 2-6

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Order of finish: 2,ย 3, 1, 4, 6, 5

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