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Chase Melton
Cal Wraps Up Saturday Action at Harvard
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  09/14/2013

BOSTON – California won seven matches – three in singles and four in doubles – on the second day of the Harvard Chowder Fest on Saturday at the Beren Tennis Center.

In morning singles, freshman Andre Goransson defeated Tulsa’s Alejandro Espejo in flight four, 6-2, 6-3, and junior Jack Sanford beat Harvard’s Nicholas Mahlangu in two sets, 4-1, 4-2, in flight seven action. Later, in round two of flight seven, junior Nikhil Jayashankar topped the Crimson’s Connor Haughey in two sets, 4-3, 4-2.

Cal posted three wins in Saturday’s first round of doubles play, with the duo of junior Chase Melton and Goransson beating Harvard’s Brian Yeung and Alex Steinroeder, 8-5, the team of sophomores Wyatt Houghton and Mads Engsted defeating Harvard’s Nicky Nu/Sebastian Beltrame, 8-6, and the pair of Jayashankar/Sanford topping the Crimson’s Mahlangu/Kelvin Lam, 8-5.

In round two of doubles, the freshmen team of Goransson and Filip Bergevi beat San Diego’s Ciaran Fitzgerald and Romain Kalaydjian, 8-2, in flight two.

The Harvard Chowder Fest concludes on Sunday.

Harvard Chowder Fest – Cal Results
Saturday, Sept. 14
Beren Tennis Center, Boston, Mass.

Singles – 9:30 a.m. ET
Flight 1 Bayane Cal vs. De Klerk Tulsa - 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Flight 2 Bergevi Cal vs. Marsland Tulsa 2 - 4-6, 6-2, 6-5 (0)
Flight 3 Engsted Cal vs. Bautista Tulsa 3 - 6-3, 6-4
Flight 4 Goransson Cal vs. Espejo Tulsa 4 - 6-2, 6-3
Flight 5 Jayashankar Cal vs. Santos Tulsa 5 - 6-2, 1-6, 6-0
Flight 6 Houghton Cal vs. McCloskey Tulsa 6 - 6-5(6), 6-4
Flight 7 Sanford Cal vs. Mahlangu H 4-1, 4-2
Flight 7 Sanford Cal vs. C. Haughey H  4-3, 3-4, 1-0

Doubles – 3 p.m. ET

Round 1
Flight 1 Nguyen/MacMaster Harvard vs. Bergevi/Bayane Cal 8-2
Flight 2 Yeung/Steinroeder vs. Melton/Goransson Cal  8-5
Flight 3 Hu/Beltrame  Harvard vs. Engsted/Houghton Cal  8-6
Flight 4  K. Lam/Mahlangu vs. Jayashankar/Sanford Cal  8-5

Round 2
Engsted/Gregory Bayane  Cal 1  vs. Spinoza/Petronijevic USD 1 8-5
Bergevi/Andre Goransson  Cal 1 vs. Fitzgerald/Kalaydjian USD 2 8-2
Sanford/Wyatt Houghton Cal 3  vs. Raphaelson/Hall USD 3  8-7
Flight 7 singles Jayashankar  Cal vs. C. Haughey Hvd  4-3 4-2

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