EUGENE, Ore. – Senior Robin Cambier and incoming freshman Kevin Farin of the University of Oregon men’s tennis team advanced to the doubles finals in Belgium F9 Futures in Koksijde, Belgium, on Aug. 12.
Cambier and Farin met the second-seeded team in the field in the quarterfinals, Sander Gille and James Junior Storm. They won the match in a tiebreaker, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5) [10-7].
Meeting fourth-seeded Cedric De Zutter and Joran Vliegen in the semifinals, Cambier and Farin came away victorious in straight sets, each of which went extra games. Cambier and Farin won, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3), to advance to the finals match.
Cambier and Farin fell, 6-3, 7-6 (3), to third-seeded Antione Hoang and Alexandre Sidorenko in the finals.
The duo is currently competing in the doubles F10 Futures bracket in Jupille-Sur-Meuse, Belgium. They got off to a winning start in the first round Sunday, defeating Tom Diederich and Anton Domaschenko, 6-4, 6-3.
Farin joins the Ducks as a transfer from the University of Brussels. He has been ranked as high as number one amongst all junior players in Belgium. His ATP doubles ranking is 1283, while his ATP singles ranking has been as high as 1618. Recently, Farin has recorded several wins over players ranked inside Belgium’s top-30 men’s players. He will have three years to play as a Duck.
Cambier, a native of Brussels, Belgium, enters his senior season as one of the most decorated players in Duck history. With a 78-25 career doubles record, Cambier is the most prolific doubles player in program history. He also ranks third in career singles wins (67) in school history.
Oregon sophomore Daan Maasland, from Geldrop, Netherlands, also had a successful week in doubles play. Maasland won the Holland National Championship in doubles. He will return to Oregon after a remarkable freshman campaign last season, going 23-9 in singles and 20-6 in doubles.