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Impressive Pacific Coast Doubles Run Ends In Semifinals
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 03/02/2013

STANFORD, Calif.- Impressive tournament runs by a pair of Stanford duos came to an end on Sunday afternoon at the 124th annual Pacific Coast Doubles tournament in La Jolla, Calif.

USC's Max De Vroome and Eric Johnson downed Maciek Romanowicz and Robert Stineman 6-0, 6-3 in one semifinal, while UCLA's Marcos Giron and Dennis Novikov (UCLA) outlasted Denis Lin and John Morrissey 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.

Lin and Morrissey were particularly dominant through their first five matches, dropping a combined 15 games over their first five matches and knocking off the event's No. 1 duo.

Romanowicz and Stineman were equally impressive, defeating the tournament's No. 2 team along the way.

Stanford was seeking its third consecutive doubles title at the event, after Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher captured the crown each of the last two seasons.

The tournament included players from 19 schools, in addition to teaching professionals, juniors, college coaches, former tour players and independent entrants competing in the 128-team draw.

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First Round
Denis Lin/John Morrissey d. Paul Foley/Terence Weigand (Independent) 6-2, 6-3
Jamin Ball/Daniel Ho d. Andrew Gagner/Brandon McMurry (Independent) default
Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman d. Addison Appelby/Ryan Rosen (Independent) 6-4, 6-0
Michael Grant/Jonny Wang (USC) d. Brandon Coupe/Anthony Tsodikov 6-3, 4-6, 10-5
Nolan Paige/Trey Strobel d. KC Corkery/Blake Muller (Independent) 6-2, 6-4

Second Round
Denis Lin/John Morrissey d. Kyle Childree/Matthew Wagner (Boston College) 6-2, 6-1
Scott Doerner/Hugh Clarke (Independent) d. Jamin Ball/Daniel Ho 6-3, 7-5
Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman d. Gregory Bayane/Tyler Browne (Independent) 6-2, 6-3
Nolan Paige/Trey Strobel d. Charlie Alvarado/Carlos Di Laura (UNLV) 6-3, 6-0

Third Round
Denis Lin/John Morrissey d. Tamas Batyi/Johannes Markel (UNLV) 6-3, 6-0
Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman d. Peter Lucassen/Ray Sarmiento (Independent) 6-4, 6-4
Leif Berger/Jonathan Chang (Independent) d. Nolan Paige/Trey Strobel 6-3, 6-3

Round of 16
Denis Lin/John Morrissey d. Evan Austin/David Ayoun (Independent) 6-0, 6-2
Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman d. Adrien Puget/Karue Sell (UCLA) 4-6, 7-5, 6-0

Quarterfinals
Denis Lin/John Morrissey d. Cambell Johnson/Christoffer Konigsfeldt (California) 6-1, 6-1
Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman d. Philipp Gruendler/Kris Kwinta (Independent) 6-3, 6-1

Semifinals
Marcos Giron/Dennis Novikov (UCLA) d. Denis Lin/John Morrissey 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
Max De Vroome/Eric Johnson (USC) d. Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman 6-0, 6-3


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