Abreu, Tezza Battle into Semifinals at adidas Invitational

Sept. 27, 2003


TCU men's tennis sophomores Rafael Abreu and Jacopo Tezza fought their way into the singles semifinals of the adidas Invitational in Peachtree City, Ga., Saturday, winning two three-set matches apiece. Included in Abreu's wins was an upset of No. 64 Luis Haddock of Notre Dame. Abreu will face Matt Scott of Notre Dame tomorrow, while Tezza takes on 38th-ranked Walter Ludovic of Duke. Both matches will begin at 7 a.m. CDT. Complete results are listed below. Fans can follow the tournament action by logging on to www.TennisInformation.com. The tournament ID for the event is 5133454.

Singles - Round of 16
Jacopo Tezza (TCU) def. Octavian Nicodim (Louisville) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Rafael Abreu (TCU) def. Christopher Brown (Duke) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
Matt Scott (Notre Dame) def. #63 Fabrizio Sestini (TCU) 6-2, 6-2

Singles - Quarterfinals
Jacopo Tezza (TCU) def. Stephen Armitraj (Duke) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Rafael Abreu (TCU) def. #64 Luis Haddock (Notre Dame) 3-6, 7-6, 7-6

Doubles - Quarterfinals
Peter Rodrigues/Jonathan Stokke (Duke) def. Daniel Scholten/Jacopo Tezza (TCU) 8-3
Christopher Brown/Ryan Heinberg (Duke) def. Rafael Abreu/Fabrizio Sestini (TCU) 8-6

Singles Consolation - Round of 16
Daniel Scholten (TCU) def. Mike Goodman (Wisconsin) 6-2, 6-1

Singles Consolation - Quarterfinals
Barry King (Notre Dame) def. Daniel Scholten (TCU) 6-4, 6-4




Singles - Semifinals
Jacopo Tezza (TCU) vs. #38 Walter Ludovic (Duke), 7 a.m. CDT
Rafael Abreu (TCU) vs. Matt Scott (Notre Dame), 7 a.m. CDT

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