Begemann and Altmann Advance to Semifinals

MALIBU, Calif – 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 – Begman defeated Alcala – Hazi (U of A) 9-7 and will resume  competition at 10 a.m. Sunday, against Farah – Van’t Hof (USC).


Basam Beidas – James Lemke were defeated by Farah – 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.



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