TCU Men's Tennis Advances to Semifinals
April 17, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas - In the first match of play today, second-seeded TCU beat seventh-seeded UAB 4-0.
The Frogs are 14-7 overall and 4-0 in C-USA action, the only C-USA school that remains undefeated in conference action.
The Horned Frogs took the early lead by claiming the doubles point win with victories at the no. 1 and no. 3 spots.
In singles action, Jacob Martin was the first TCU player to claim a victory with his 6-4, 6-0, win over Patrick Suhrbier in the no. 5 spot.
TCU advances to the semifinal match tomorrow versus the winner of the Memphis/South Florida contest. The match will be played at 9 a.m. UAB will meet the loser of the Memphis/South Florida match at 3 p.m. tomorrow.
(2) TCU 4, (7) UAB 0
D1: Gordon/Sestini (TCU) d. Mitrovski/Suhrbrer (UAB) 8-2 D2: Maier/Mancarella (UAB) d. Menichini/Scholten (TCU) 8-5 D3: Abreu/Martin (TCU) d. Gruendler/Zaman (UAB) 9-8
S1: Alex Menichini (TCU) vs. Bastian Gruendler (UAB) DNF
S2: Toni Gordon (TCU) d. Andre Maier (UAB) 7-6, 6-1
S3: Fabrizio Sestini (TCU) d. Kristijan Mitrovski (UAB) 7-5, 6-4
S4: Jacopo Tezza (TCU) vs. Sanzaruz Zaman(UAB) 6-2, 6-2
S5: Jacob Martin (TCU) d. Patrick Suhrbier (UAB) 6-4, 6-0
S6: Rafael Abreu (TCU) vs. Dino Mancarella (UAB) DNF