Friday, October 28, 2016

Cal's Goransson falls in 25K Burlingame quarters

Andre Goransson, shown last year, lost to Mico Santiago today
in the quarterfinals of the $25,000 Broadway Tennis Center
Men's Futures in Burlingame. Photo by Paul Bauman
   Unseeded American Mico Santiago defeated wild card Andre Goransson, a Cal senior from Sweden, 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-1 today in the quarterfinals of the $25,000 Broadway Tennis Center Men's Futures in Burlingame.
   Goransson was the runner-up in last week's $25,000 Berkeley Futures on his home courts.
   Santiago is scheduled to face No. 2 seed Sam Barry of Ireland on Saturday. Barry topped No. 7 Jose Statham of New Zealand 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
   In the other semifinal, No. 1 Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium will meet No. 4 Raymond Sarmiento of the United States.
   Bemelmans, a veteran left-hander ranked No. 216 after reaching a career-high No. 84 last year in September, beat No. 6 Sebastian Fanselow of Germany 2-6, 7-6 (0), 6-1.
   Sarmiento, a former USC All-American, defeated Benjamin Hannestad of Denmark 6-4,
6-1.
   In the doubles final, No. 1 seeds Ruben Gonzales of the Philippines and Ruan Roelofse of South Africa beat No. 3 Barry and Peter Kobelt of the United States 6-4, 6-4.

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