TCU Men's Tennis Day One at Rice Invite
Jan. 18, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU men's tennis team fared well on the first day of the Rice Invitational Indoor in Houston.
The Frogs participated in the singles and doubles categories.
Sophomore Fabrizio Sestini defeated highly ranked Benjamin Becker (No. 23) of Baylor in the first round of play 7-6; 6-3. Daniel Scholten, and freshman Rafael Abreu also recorded wins against Marko Bundalo (Colorado) and Scott Green (Ohio State) respectively.
Play did not end until well after midnight Friday, and the tournament will continue throughout the weekend.
Complete Results: Day 1:
Men's Open Singles A: Round 32 F. Sestini Def. Benjamin Becker (Baylor) 7-6; 6-3 Chris Bergues (Texas A&M Corpus Christi) def. Alex Menichini 5-7; 6-2; 6-2 Daniel Scholten def. Marko Bundalo (Colorado) 7-6; 6-1
Mens Open Singles A: Round of 16 Antonio Ruiz (Texas ) def. Fabrizio Sestini 6-4; 1-6; 6-3 Jose Zarhi (Texas) def. Daniel Scholten 6-7; 6-4; 6-4 CONSOLATION: Jimmy Haney (Texas) def. Alex Menichini 6-2; 6-1
Men's Open Singles B:
Round of 16
Rafael Abreu def. Rodrigo Gabriel (Rice) 4-6; 6-2; 6-2
Pepe Mendoza def. Partick Kennedy (Nebraska) 6-1; 6-1
Jacob Martin def. Cameron Fenner (Texas A&M) 6-2; 6-3
Men's Open Doubles A: Round of 16: Alex Menichini/Fabrizio Sestini def. Antonio Ruiz/Jose Zarhi (Texas) 8-6 Lester Cook/Ante Matijevic def. Rafael Abreu/Daniel Scholten 8-6
Men's Open Doubles B: Round of 16 Jacob Martin/Pepe Mendoza def. Juan Alatorre/Nebojsa Murisic (Lamar) Wd (Inj.)