Abreu, Sestini Land in Doubles Semis at ITA Regional

Rafael Abreu reached the semis in doubles with partner Fabrizio Sestini.

Rafael Abreu reached the semis in doubles with partner Fabrizio Sestini.

Oct. 25, 2003

FORT WORTH, Texas

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It was a successful second day of play at the ITA South Central Men's Tennis Regional Championships for TCU, as three Horned Frogs advanced to the round of 16 in singles and one doubles tandem reached the semifinals. Singles winners for the Frogs included No. 47 Alex Menichini, No. 63 Fabrizio Sestini and Jacopo Tezza. In doubles, Sestini and Rafael Abreu added two more victories to their season total to earn a spot in the semifinals where they will face Hubert Chodkiewicz and Joe Morris of Texas. In singles action tomorrow, Menichini will take on Jeremy Salvo of Texas-Pan American, while Sestini and Tezza square off with Ivor Lovrak (Baylor) and Johan Brunstrom (SMU).

Admission to the tournament, which is being hosted at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center, is free of charge. The center is located at 3609 Bellaire Drive North. Play begins tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. with main draw and consolation doubles. Fans may also track all the action as it unfolds with up-to-date results on the World Wide Web at www.tennisinformation.com. The tournament ID is 5145170.

SATURDAY'S RESULTS

SINGLES MAIN DRAW - ROUND OF 32
(10) Jacopo Tezza (TCU) def. Ricardo Almeida (UTSA) 6-3, 6-1
Jakob Paulson (TTU) def. Jacob Martin (TCU) 7-5, 6-3
(6) Alex Menichini (TCU) def. Tas Tobias (UT) 6-0, 6-1
(13) Pete Stroer (UT) def. (17) Rafael Abreu (TCU) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
(8) Fabrizio Sestini (TCU) def. Hubert Chodkiewicz (UT) 7-6, 6-4

 

 

DOUBLES MAIN DRAW - ROUND OF 16
(6) Abreu/Sestini (TCU) def. (9) Joelson/Rolle (TAM) 8-3

DOUBLES MAIN DRAW - QUARTERFINALS
(6) Abreu/Sestini (TCU) def. Innerebner/Tarik (TTU) 8-4

SINGLES CONSOLATION - ROUND OF 64
Oscar Roman (TAMCC) def. Daniel Scholten (TCU) W/O
Robert Gallman (TCU) def. Armando Martinez (UTPA) 6-0, 6-0
Andrew Ulrich (TCU) def. Dash Connell (TAM) 6-4, 7-5
Craig Stopa (TCU) def. Jonathan Capps (LU) 6-4, 6-3
Collin Hart (TCU), bye

SINGLES CONSOLATION - ROUND OF 32
Andrew Ulrich (TCU) def. Josey Trinnier (UTA) 6-1, 2-6, (10-6)
Shawn Ellison (ULL) def. Robert Gallman (TCU) 5-7, 6-1, (10-3)
Alex Strohm (TAM) def. Craig Stopa (TCU) 6-0, 7-6
Petri Van Rensburg (UTA) def. Collin Hart (TCU) 6-0, 6-7, (10-4)

DOUBLES CONSOLATION - ROUND OF 32
Stopa/Hart (TCU) def. Paulson/Vickers (TTU) 8-6
Gallman/Ulrich (TCU) def. Kovalev/Saloom (ULL) 8-5
Martin/Tezza (TCU), bye

DOUBLES CONSOLATION - ROUND OF 16
Loucks/Wooten (TAM) def. Martin/Tezza (TCU) 8-3
Hart/Stopa (TCU) def. DuCray/Placensia (TAMCC) W/O
Gallman/Ulrich (TCU) def. Porter/Steil (UTPA) 8-6


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