STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Daniel Nguyen downed Sanam Singh 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 to give Southern California a 4-3 victory over Virginia for the Trojans' third straight NCAA men's tennis title Tuesday.
The Trojans won the doubles point. The key match was senior Steve Johnson and freshman Emilio Gomez at No. 2 doubles.
Gomez beat freshman Justin Shane 6-0, 6-3 at No. 5 singles to make it 2-0. Southern California won the first set in five of the six singles matches, but Virginia came back to win the second set in three of those matches.
Johnson gave the Trojans a 3-0 lead with a 7-6 (2), 6-3 victory over Michael Shabaz at No. 1 singles.
Alex Domijan gave the Cavaliers their first point with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Jack Poldma at No. 2 singles and Julen Uriguen beat Peter Lucassen 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 at No. 6 singles to make it 3-2.
Jarmere Jenkins rallied to win his match at No. 4 singles, beating Ray Sarmiento, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.