MTEN Fall Weekend Recap #3


Oct. 23, 2017


FORT WORTH, Texas – The TCU men’s tennis team was in action all over the country in collegiate and pro circuit events this past week as three Horned Frogs were in the main draw of doubles or singles at the Las Vegas Open, an ATP Challenger $50K event.

Four current TCU student-athletes also made their way to College Station, Texas for the 2017 ITA Texas Regional Championships presented by Oracle with Alastair Gray continuing his debut season with a run to the quarterfinals in singles and doubles. Gray cruised through the first three rounds in straight sets before ultimately falling to No. 40 Johannes Schretter of Baylor in the quarterfinals. Reese Stalder also had a good run as he advanced to the Round of 16 at regionals for the first time in his career and was up a set on No. 68 Jimmy Bendeck of Baylor but could not hold on as he lost in three sets.

ITA Texas Regional Championships Presented by Oracle Results
Main Draw Singles
128: Eduardo Roldan (TCU) def. Bradley Gleason (ACU): 6-1, 6-2
64: Joao Ceolin (UTSA) def. Alex McNeel (TCU): 6-0, 6-4
64: Reese Stalder (TCU) def. Mauricio del Rio (UTA): 6-0, 6-1
64: Alastair Gray (TCU) def. Daniel Warren (Rice): 6-2, 6-3
64: Eduardo Roldan (TCU) def. Arthur Serafim (Lamar): 6-3, 6-2
32: Reese Stalder (TCU) def. Juan Carlos Aguilar (TAMU): 6-2, 6-1
32: Alastair Gray (TCU) def. Benjamin Schweizer (Lamar): 6-1, 6-3
32: Will Little (Baylor) def. Eduardo Roldan (TCU): 7-5, 7-6
16: #68 Jimmy Bendeck (Baylor) def. Reese Stalder (TCU): 4-6, 7-6, 6-4
16: Alastair Gray (TCU) def. Colin Markes (UT): 6-2, 6-2
QF: #40 Johannes Schretter (Baylor) def. Alastair Gray (TCU): 7-6, 6-4

Consolation Singles
Paul Domanski (ACU) def. Alex McNeel (TCU): 7-5, 0-6, 10-6

Main Draw Doubles
32: Rodrigo Banzer/Leonardo Telles (UT) def. Alex McNeel/Eduardo Roldan (TCU): 8-2
32: #28 Alastair Gray/Reese Stalder (TCU) def. Bradley Gleason/Cole Lawson (ACU): 8-2
16: #28 Alastair Gray/Reese Stalder (TCU) def. Logan Powell/Sebastian Santibanez (Lamar): 8-2
QF: Colin Markes/Adrian Ortiz (UT) def. #28 Alastair Gray/Reese Stalder (TCU): 8-5

Consolation Doubles
Justin Bloss/Artem Kapshuk (TTU) def. Alex McNeel/Eduardo Roldan (TCU): 8-2

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Three current and past Horned Frogs were also in action at the 2017 Las Vegas Open, a $50K ATP Challenger event, this past week. Alex Rybakov and Trevor Johnson started in qualifying with Rybakov making it to the final round before falling to former Florida State player Benjamin Lock in a tight three-set battle. Rybakov was able to snag the Lucky Loser spot in the main draw as he joined recently turned Frog pro Cameron Norrie. Rybakov lost in the opening round to Liam Broady of Great Britain while Norrie, who was on an 11-match winning streak, made it to the Round of 16 before falling to Broady to end his run. Johnson, who made a run to a doubles final with fellow American Patrick Kawka last month, earned a wildcard into the main draw of doubles where he made an appearance in the quarterfinals.

Las Vegas Open Results
Qualifying
R1: Alex Rybakov (USA) def. Kristofer Yee (USA): 6-1, 6-0
R1: Trevor Johnson (USA) def. Curtis Clarke (GBR): 6-0, 6-1
R2: Alex Rybakov (USA) def. Daniel Cukierman (ISR): 6-1, 6-2
R2: Frederik Nielsen (DEN) def. Trevor Johnson (USA): 6-7(9), 6-2, 6-3
R3: Benjamin Lock (ZIM) def. Alex Rybakov (USA): 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(3)

Main Draw Singles
32: Liam Broady (GBR) def. Alex Rybakov (USA): 7-6(5), 6-3
32: Cameron Norrie (GBR) def. Roberto Ortega-Olmedo (ESP): 6-4, 6-3
16: Liam Broady (GBR) def. Cameron Norrie (GBR): 7-6(5), 6-4

Main Draw Doubles
16: Trevor Johnson/Patrick Kawka (USA) def. Liam Broady (GBR)/Frederik Nielsen (DEN): 4-6, 6-4, 10-8
16: Boris Kozlov/Stefan Kozlov (USA) def. Cameron Norrie (GBR)/Alex Rybakov (USA): 6-4, 6-4
QF: Jarryd Chaplin (AUS)/Mikelis Libietis (LAT) def. Trevor Johnson/Patrick Kawka (USA): 6-4, 6-1


 

 

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