Sestini Rolls Into Semis at Baylor Intercollegiate

Fabrizio Sestini won two more matches Saturday.

Fabrizio Sestini won two more matches Saturday.

Sept. 25, 2004

WACO, Texas

Senior Fabrizio Sestini cruised into the semifinals of the main draw at the Baylor Intercollegiate in Waco, Texas, Saturday. Ranked 73rd in the nation, Sestini fought off Alex Gonzales from Laredo Community College in the morning 7-6, 7-5 and upset No. 47-rated Jeremy Blandin from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in his afternoon quarterfinal match 6-2, 6-4. Sestini faces Joseph Jung of Alabama in the semis of the Gold Singles Sunday at 8 a.m. CDT.

TCU's 56th-tabbed duo of Jordan Freitas and Jacopo Tezza reached the semis in the main draw of doubles, getting a walkover in their first match and a 9-8 triumph over Michal Kokta and Matija Zgaga from Baylor in the quarterfinals. Jacob Martin and Andrew Ulrich picked up an 8-6 victory against New Mexico's Max Jones and David Kowalski in the round of 16 before losing in the quarters. Sestini and Rafael Abreu, ranked No. 8, won two matches--one by walkover--and will face Freitas and Tezza in the semis.

Martin and Tezza both advanced to the semis in the backdraw of the Gold Singles, winning two matches on the day. Ulrich reached the championship match of the consolation Green Singles draw after a pair of victories as welll.

GOLD SINGLES ROUND OF 16
#73 Fabrizio Sestini, TCU, def. Alex Gonzales, Laredo Community College, 7-6, 7-5

GOLD SINGLES QUARTERFINALS
#73 Fabrizio Sestini, TCU, def. #47 Jeremy Blandin, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 6-2, 6-4

GOLD DOUBLES ROUND OF 16
#8 Rafael Abreu/Fabrizio Sestini, TCU, def. Alex Gonzales/Alex Ortego, Laredo Community College, Wo (ill)
#56 Jordan Freitas/Jacopo Tezza, TCU, def. Adrian Prpic/Estat Tanik, Texas Tech, Wo (ill)
Jacob Martin/Andrew Ulrich, TCU, def. Max Jones/David Kowalski, New Mexico, 8-6
Nick Cavaday/Conor Taylor, North Carolina State, def. Collin Hart/Craig Stopa, TCU, 8-3

GOLD DOUBLES QUARTERFINALS
#8 Rafael Abreu/Fabrizio Sestini, TCU, def. David Goulet/Jonah Kane-West, Tulane, 8-6
#56 Jordan Freitas/Jacopo Tezza, TCU, def. Michal Kokta/Matija Zgaga, Baylor, 9-8
#58 Thomas Schoeck/Luke Shields, Boise State, def. Jacob Martin/Andrew Ulrich, TCU, 8-2

CONSOLATION GOLD SINGLES ROUND OF 16
Jacopo Tezza, TCU, def. Dennis Andrade, Texas-San Antonio, 6-1, 6-0
Jacob Martin, TCU, def. David Kowalski, New Mexico, 7-5, 6-2

CONSOLATION GOLD SINGLES QUARTERFINALS
Jacopo Tezza, TCU, def. Jonah Kane-West, Tulane, 6-1, 6-0
Jacob Martin, TCU, def. Boris Gubic, Wichita State, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6

CONSOLATION GREEN SINGLES QUARTERFINALS
Andrew Ulrich, TCU, def. Armando Martines, Texas-Pan American, 6-2, 6-0
Felipe Acosta, Texas-Arlington, def. Craig Stopa, TCU, 6-4, 7-6

CONSOLATION GREEN SINGLES SEMIFINALS
Andrew Ulrich, TCU, def. Felipe Acosta, Texas-Arlington, 6-3, 6-1

 

 


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