The doubles teams got San Marcos off to a good start in a 12-6 non-league boys tennis win over San Luis Obispo on Monday,

The Royals jump out to a 5-1 lead in the first round of sets, with the three doubles teams of Sam Friedman/Bryan Shott, Jayden Duncan/Giulio Rambelli and Charlie Friedman/Joey Friedman all beating their opponents 6-2. The three teams combined with 8-1 on the day.

Duncan and Rambelli provided the most dramatic comeback of the match, recovering from a 2-5 deficit to defeat SLOs No. 1 doubles team 7-5.

“Jayden Giulio showed great resolve and determination to find a way to win by volleying well and setting each other up with great returns and serves. Jayden served out the match with 7 of 8 first serves in the last game,” said coach Jarrod Bradley

Masato Perera swept his sets 6-1, 6-0, 6-0, “utilzing an all-court game wih a strong first serve,” said Bradley. “Masa has really worked on his game and it has shown. He’s overpowering everyone with a huge serve and powerful baseline groundstrokes.”

San Marcos (2-0) plays at Cate on Thursday,

San Marcos 12, San Luis Obispo 6

San Marcos singles
Masato Perera 3-0
Alex Chow 1-1
Noah Silverberg 0-1
Alex Wilson 0-3

Sam Friedman/Bryan Shott 3-0
Jayden Duncan/Giulio Rambelli 2-1
Charlie Friedman/Joey Friedman 3-0

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