The Ventura College men's tennis team opened up their 2019 season with a big 8-1 victory over visiting Fullerton College Friday afternoon at the VC Tennis Center. Antonio Rosales teamed up with Kyle Spiegelman to prevail in No. 1 doubles, 8-1, before Rosales captured No.1 singles 6-1, 6-1 and Spiegelman won in No. 4 singles, love and one. Alexandre Campolina, Thiago Batista and Charles De La Laurencie were also double winners on the day for VC (1-0).
Campolina and Batista were victorious in No. 2 doubles, 8-2 before Campolina triumphed in No. 3 singles in a tiebreaker and Batista win in No. 5 singles in straight sets. De La Laurencie and James Moulton won their No. 3 doubles match in a close contest and De La Laurencie won his No. 2 singles contest, love and three.
The Pirates will begin Western State Conference play on Tuesday Feb. 5 at Santa Barbara.
Ventura College 8, Fullerton College 1
1. Antonio Rosales/Kyle Spiegelman (VC) def. Rodrigo Onate/Jindrich Kosatik (FC) 8-2
2. Alexandre Campolina/Thiago Batista (VC) def. Sergio Lee-Gutierrez/Thiago Manzano (FC) 8-2
3. Charles De La Laurencie/James Moulton (VC) def. Louis St. Clair/Charlie Kirk (FC) 9-7
Order of Finish: 1,2,3
1. Antonio Rosales (VC) def. Rodrigo Onate (FC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Charles De La Laurencie (VC) def. Jindrich Kosatik (FC) 6-0, 6-3
3. Alexandre Campolina (VC) def. Sergio Lee-Gutierrez (FC) 6-1, 1-6, 10-5 Tiebreaker
4. Kyle Spiegelman (VC) def. Thiago Manzano (FC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Thiago Batista (VC) def. Louis St. Clair (FC) 6-2, 6-2
6. James Moulton (VC) lost to Charlie Kirk (FC) 6-2, 6-7, 7-10 Tiebreaker
Order of Finish: 1,4,3,5,2,6