Men's Tennis Sweeps SLO, 7-0

 MALIBU, Calif. – The Pepperdine men’s tennis team won its second straight home match by defeating Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 7-0, on Saturday.

The Waves (3-1) fought to win the doubles-point after losing on the No. 2 court to the Mustangs Andre Done and Alex Gerst, 8-3. No. 45 Bassam Beidas(Cairo, Egypt) and Omar Altman (Cairo, Egypt) prevailed over Darryn Young and Rob Foy (SLO) 8-6, on the No. 1 court. Meanwhile, Jensen Turner (Woodland Hills, Calif./Campbell Hall HS) and Alex Llompart (Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico/ San Juan Educational School) were involved in a tough match on court No. 3 against Blake Wardman and Alex Sonesson (SLO). The match went to 8-8 and into a 10 point tie-breaker with Pepperdine up 5-2, only to have SLO come back and tie the score at 5-5. The battle continued with the score going to a tie three more times before the Waves won the final two points and the match, 9-8 (10-7).

Pepperdine swept the singles with Altmann making an amazing comeback in the second set after being down 5-0. Altmann went on the capture the second set 7-6 (10-4). Danny Moss (Malibu,Calif./ Malibu HS) made quite a debut as a Wave in the team singles line-up by finishing second with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Brian McPhee (SLO) on the No. 6 court.


“I felt a little tense in the first set,” said Moss. “I was just really pumped to play today... It was the most fun I’ve ever had playing tennis.”


Tennis Match Results: Cal Poly SLO 0, Pepperdine 7 Final


(Ralphs-Strauss Tennis Center)


#14 Pepperdine 7, Cal Poly SLO 0


Singles competition

1. #122 Bassam Beidas (PEP) def. Andre Done (SLO) 6-2, 6-3

2. #51 Omar Altmann (PEP) def. Sebastian Bell (SLO) 6-2, 7-6 (10-4)

3. Alex Llompart (PEP) def. Alex Sonesson (SLO) 6-0, 6-0

4. #58 Mahmoud Kamel (PEP) def. Rob Foy (SLO) 6-3, 1-6, 10-5

5. Jensen Turner (PEP) def. Drew Jacobs (SLO) 7-6, 6-2

6. Danny Moss (PEP) def. Brian McPhee (SLO) 6-1, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. #45 Bassam Beidas/Omar Altmann (PEP) def. Darryn Young/Rob Foy (SLO) 8-6

2. Andre Done/Andrew Gerst (SLO) def. Alex Moreno/Stuart Keplar (PEP) 8-3

3. Jensen Turner/Alex Llompart (PEP) def. Blake Wardman/Alex Sonesson (SLO) 9-8 (10-7)


Match Notes:

Doubles Finish (2,1,3)

Singles Finish (3,6,1,2,4,5)



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