USF coach Don Barr had the venue he wanted, playing at home at the USF Varsity Tennis Courts. Now, he’s one win away from the title he wants.

Led by strong doubles play, the No. 3-seed Bulls clinched a spot in the Big East Championship match with a 4-1 quarterfinal  victory over No. 2 Notre Dame.

After a season filled with ups and downs in doubles competition, Wael Kilani and Yannick Yoshizawa clinched the doubles point, 8-4, for the Bulls. Jamal Adderly clinched the win with a tiebreaking 6-4 singles victory.

Barr has won five C-USA titles and one Metro Championship, but never a Big East trophy.

The Bulls will play the winner of Lousiville and DePaul tomorrow at the USF Varsity Tennis Courts at 9 a.m.

Additional reporting by Kelli Polson

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