Men's Tennis

Men's tennis team routs San Diego Mesa to stay unbeaten

Men's tennis team routs San Diego Mesa to stay unbeaten

Irvine Valley's men's tennis team put together its best effort of the season so far last Friday.

The Lasers, ranked No. 1 in Southern California, routed San Diego Mesa, 9-0.

Mesa was undefeated going into the match and had impressive 5-4 victories over Ventura, College of the Desert and Cerritos on its resume.

IVC won all three doubles matches and then captured six singles contests in a row, including five of the singles matches in straight sets.

Doubles matches opened the day and IVC claimed the first two easily.

Irvine Valley's No. 1 team of sophomores Guillermo Ucelay and Simon Guillin defeated Luka Stanivukovich and Scott Wheeler, 8-2.

And Irvine Valley's No. 3 team of freshmen Carson Williams and Scott Paz won, 8-1.

Irvine Valley's No. 2 squad of freshman Tony Selim and sophomore Valentin Baize earned a wild back and forth 9-8 win over Mesa's Felippo Bedin and Corentin Haener.

In singles, Irvine Valley cruised.

Ucelay won, 6-1, 6-2, at the No. 1 spot.

Guillin, freshman Flavien Raveau, Paz and freshman Bruno Figlia each also earned victories in straight sets in singles for the Lasers.

Figlia was impressive, taking his match, 6-2, 6-0.

The Lasers also captured the final singles match on the courts with Williams topping Mesa's Tyler Luck in a third-set tiebreaker, 6-1, 7-6, 1-0.

Irvine Valley improved its record to 8-0 on the season.

The team plays again next Tuesday in an Orange Empire Conference match at Cypress.


Irvine Valley def. San Diego Mesa, 9-0


1) Guillermo Ucelay/Simon Guillin (IVC) def. Luka Stanivukovich/Scott Wheeler (SDM), 8-2

2) Tony Selim/Valentin Baize (IVC) def. Felippo Bedin/Corentin Haener (SDM), 9-8

3) Carson Williams/Scott Paz (IVC) def. Tyler Luck/Kimo Barrere (SDM), 8-1


1) Ucelay (IVC) def. Haener (SDM), 6-1, 6-2

2) Guillin (IVC) def. Barrere (SDM), 6-4, 6-2

3) Flavien Raveau (IVC) def. Wheeler (SDM), 6-3, 6-1

4) Williams (IVC) def. Luck (SDM), 6-1, 6-7, 1-0

5) Paz (IVC) def. Bedin (SDM), 6-3, 6-4

6) Bruno Figlia (IVC) def. Carlos Reyes (SDM), 6-2, 6-0

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