Men's Tennis Continues Winning Ways

Facundo Lugones

Jan. 11, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas - The No. 39 TCU men's tennis team kept up the momentum and won eight matches against UCF on Saturday at the UCF Hidden Dual in Orlando, Fla.

The Horned Frogs started the day by splitting the doubles matches with the Knights. TCU duo Arnau Dachs and Trey Daniel were victorious in the Black Group with a 6-4 win over Amar Hromic and Jesse Flores. Hudson Blake and Facundo Lugones were the winners in the Gold Group with a 6-4 defeat of Inaki Espindola and Chris Barrus.

In singles play, TCU swept all the matches in the Gold Group, with No. 84 Nick Chappell leading the Frogs for the third day in a row with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Matthew Gladstone. Dachs was also victorious with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Francesc Aulina, while Lugones needed three sets to defeat Hromic 3-6, 6-5(9), 6-4.

Newcomer Jhonatan Gonzalez was the only winner for TCU in the Gold Group as the freshman easily took down Flores 6-2, 6-1.

In the final singles group, the Horned Frogs posted two wins with Will Stein taking a 6-2, 6-2 decision over Reece Acree and Blake Wiggins bringing down Arjun Watane 6-4, 6-3. 

The Horned Frogs will wrap up competition at the UCF Hidden Dual on Sunday with doubles and singles action against regional foe Rice. Results and a recap will be available on following the completion of the competition for the day. 

UCF Hidden Dual Day Three - TCU Results
Black Group
Arnau Dachs/Trey Daniel d. Amar Hromic/Jesse Flores: 6-4
Francesc Aulina/Matthew Gladstone d. Andres Alfonzo/Jhonatan Gonzalez: 6-5(5)

Gold Group
Hudson Blake/Facundo Lugones d. Inaki Espindola/Chris Barrus: 6-4
Reece Acree/Jose Sangroniz d. Will Stein/Blake Wiggins: 6-3

Black Group
No. 84 Nick Chappell d. Matthew Gladestone: 6-4, 6-3
Arnau Dachs d. Francesc Aulina: 6-4, 6-2
Facundo Lugones d. Amar Hromic: 3-6, 6-5(9), 6-4

Gold Group
Chris Barrus d. Andres Alfonzo: 5-6, 6-3, 6-3
Inaki Espindola d. Trey Daniel: 3-6, 6-4, 6-5(6)
Jhonatan Gonzalez d. Jesse Flores: 6-2, 6-1

Silver Group
Will Stein d. Reece Acree: 6-2, 6-2
Jose Sangroniz d. Hudson Blake: 5-6, 6-2, 6-3
Blake Wigginis d. Arjun Watane: 6-4, 6-3



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