Hoping to continue their run toward the CCCAA Men's Tennis state championship, Cerritos College doubles pair Arthur Toledo (Goliath Academy, FL) and Bruno Duarte (Centro Educacional Rogêdo, Brazil) were defeated in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Competing at the Ojai Athletic Club, the #4-seeded tandem were defeated by the #2-seeded team of American River College's Stephen Guenard and Sam Hall, 2-6, 6-2, 8-10 and missed out on a chance to advance to the semifinals on Sunday.
It was the second meeting of the season for the Falcon pair, as they defeated the Beavers top doubles team, 8-2 in a team dual match earlier in the season. A win would have pitted the Falcons against #1-seeded Boyd Kalman and Alex Kuperstein of College of the Desert. The Roadrunners pair defeated Toledo and Duarte, 8-2 in the Southern California Championship Team Duals earlier in the month.
In singles action, #3-seeded Toledo was defeated in straight sets in the semifinals, 4-6, 0-6 by Kuperstein. Earlier in the day, Toledo posted a 6-4, 6-4 win over #6-seeded Leszek Mirecki of Irvine Valley College. The Falcons other singles player to reach the quarterfinals, #15-seeded Jan Simon (Gymnasium Auf Der Karthause, Germany/Cypress College), was also eliminated by Kuperstein, who recorded a 4-6, 0-6 score.
April 27, 2019 M. Tennis: Doubles pair defeated in quarterfinals
April 25, 2019 M. Tennis: Seven of nine entries advance to second day
April 20, 2019 M. Tennis: Loss to Desert ends championship bid
April 16, 2019 M. Tennis: Defending champs sweep San Diego City
April 9, 2019 M. Tennis: Playoffs open with 5-2 win over Saddleback
April 2, 2019 M. Tennis: Win clinches conference title
March 30, 2019 M. Tennis: Team posts win over top team from NorCal
March 19, 2019 M. Tennis: Shorthanded Falcons suffer rare loss
March 15, 2019 M. Tennis: Victory over Saddleback extends winning streak
March 14, 2019 M. Tennis: Shutout win extends winning streak
March 12, 2019 M. Tennis: Cerritos makes quick work of Mt. SAC
March 8, 2019 M. Tennis: Marathon match results in Falcon win
March 5, 2019 M. Tennis: Wins continue for Falcons in conference match
February 28, 2019 M. Tennis: Winning streak now at five after sweep
February 26, 2019 M. Tennis: Falcons shut out Mt. SAC in conference match
February 21, 2019 M. Tennis: Conference opens with shutout win
February 19, 2019 M. Tennis: Cerritos knocks off another post-season rival
January 26, 2019 M. Tennis: Falcons drop decision to UC San Diego
January 25, 2019 M. Tennis: Defending state champs open with win