Channel League singles semifinalists set

Semifinal matchups are set for the singles portion of this week’s Channel League Individual Tennis Championships, as the first two rounds were completed on Monday at Santa Barbara High.

San Marcos’ Petar Jivkov will face Dos Pueblos’ Joshua Wang in one semifinal while Santa Barbara High’s Nico Pollero will meet Dos Pueblos’ Sean Handley in the other.

The semifinals are to be played on Tuesday at Santa Barbara High followed by the championship match on Thursday at the Tennis Club of Santa Barbara.

Wang, Handley and Pollero won their two matches on Monday without losing a set while Jivkov needed three sets to get past Santa Barbara High’s Jack Damen 6-3, 6-7, 6-2.


First Round:
Petar Jivkov (San Marcos) defeated Andres Parra (Buena) 6-1,6-0
Jack Damen (Santa Barbara) defeated Patrick Corpuz (Dos Pueblos) 7-6,6-3
Joshua Wang (Dos Pueblos) defeated Broghan Wheelan (Ventura) 6-0,6-0
Graham Maassen (Santa Barbara) defeated Spencer Kennedy (San Marcos) 6-1,6-1
Sean Handley (Dos Pueblos) defeated Garrett Hazarian (San Marcos) 6-0,6-0
Logan Liddell (Santa Barbara) defeated Brian Perrett (Buena) 6-1,6-0
Jacob Rucker (Ventura) defeated Jon Oyan (Buena) 6-0,6-1
Nico Pollero (Santa Barbara) defeated Brandon Bushnell (Ventura) 6-0,6-0

2nd round:
Jivkov defeated Damen 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
Wang defeated Maassen 6-2, 6-2
Handley defeated Liddell 6-3, 6-4
Pollero defeated Rucker 6-4, 7-5