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Top Seeds Ready to Take Court at 122nd Annual Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship
 


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TOP SEEDS READY TO TAKE THE COURT AT 122nd ANNUAL PACIFIC COAST

MENíS DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP AT LA JOLLA BEACH & TENNIS CLUB

Co-Number One Seeds Klahn / Thacher and Sundling / Tarango to Play Opening Round Matches on Friday

La Jolla, Calif. - (March 3, 2011) Ė After receiving first-round byes at the 122nd Annual Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship, co-number one seeds Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher of Stanford and Jeff Tarango and JT Sundling will play their opening round matches on Friday at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club.

Tarango, a volunteer assistant coach at USC, and Sundling, a USC sophomore, will face the winner of a first-round match between Jonathan Raude and Jonathan Schroeder of Boston College and Siddharth Alapati and David Ayoun of Fresno State at 10:30 a.m. (PT).

Klahn and Thacher, who reached the finals of last yearís Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship finals, will play the winner of the first-round match between Danny Canning and Voltaire Navarro of San Diego and Corey Smith of San Diego and Ruben Torres of San Dimas at noon (PT).

A total of 93 teams are entered in the 2011 Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship. The draw features many of the top college players in the nation as well as independent players. For the complete tournament draw, go to:
http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/draws/TournamentDraws.aspx?T=95069#1

Thursdayís tournament schedule featured eight first-round matches. Among the winners were William J. Kellogg, Tournament Director and President of La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, and Manuel Ortiz of El Cajon. They defeated Rasmus Errboe of San Diego and Tom Iselin of Sun Valley, 6-1, 6-1.

ďIt felt great to get those first-round jitters out of the way,Ē Kellogg said following the match. ďItís turned out to be an incredibly strong field both on the college and independent side. Iím looking forward to some terrific matches this weekend.Ē

Kellogg and Ortiz advance to a second round match scheduled for 10 a.m. (PT) Friday against co-second-seeded Dean Jackson and Patrick Pohlmann of the University of San Diego.

The tournament continues with matches beginning at 8 a.m. (PT) on Friday and 9 a.m. (PT) on Saturday. Sundayís schedule, which features the semifinals, followed by the finals, will begin at 9 a.m. (PT).

Admission to the Pacific Coast Menís Doubles Championship is free and open to the public. On-site parking is available for a nominal fee. For more information please visit www.LJBTC.com



 

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