Friday, February 28, 2014

Anger, Kim to enter Men's Collegiate Hall of Fame

   Matt Anger, who was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and former Stanford star Alex Kim will be inducted in the Men's Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame with five others on May 21 in Athens, Ga., the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Thursday.
   Anger was a three-time All-American at USC, helping the Trojans finish third in the 1983 NCAA Championships. Before his collegiate career, he won the Wimbledon junior boys singles title in 1981 and was ranked as the No. 1 junior in the world by Tennis Magazine. 
   Anger played on the ATP tour for eight years, climbing to a career high of No. 23 in singles and reaching the round of 16 in singles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1986.
   The 50-year-old Anger is in his 20th season as the men's head coach at Washington.
   Kim was a two-time All-American, won the 2000 NCAA singles title as a junior and played on two national championship teams (1998 and 2000).
   Joining Anger and Kim in the Hall of Fame will be coaches Billy Chadwick (Mississippi), Timon Corwin (Kalamazoo) and James Wadley (Oklahoma State), player Juan Farrow (Southern Illinois-Edwardsville) and contributor Doug Conant (Northwestern).
   No. 6 USC def. No. 37 Saint Mary's 6-1 in Los Angeles. No. 1 singles: No. 17 Sabrina Santamaria (USC) def. No. 8 Jenny Jullien 6-1, 6-4. Clinching match: At No. 4, 65th-ranked Giuliana Olmos def. Parminder Kaur 6-0, 6-2. Records: USC 8-2, Saint Mary's 3-5.
   No. 9 Cal vs. UNLV in San Diego, canceled by rain.

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