No. 38 TCU Men's Tennis Face Big Challenge
April 1, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU men's tennis team hasn't lost a match since March 13, and doesn't plan on losing to No. 3 Baylor on Wednesday. The Bears will be visiting Fort Worth to take on TCU at 2:00 p.m.
The Frogs are 11-5 overall, coming off a 6-1 win over No. 51 Tulsa on March 29, the Frogs' third consecutive win.
TCU's Alex Menichini, who plays No. 1 singles, has won his last four matches, including a big win over No. 45 Alejandro Tejerina of Tulsa and Lukasz Senczyszn of SMU.
Freshman Rafael Abreu, who started the season 5-0, has improved his record to 15-3, winning his last six matches playing mostly at the No. six position. Abreu has recorded wins over such opponents as No. 11 Duke's Ryan Heinberg and Carter Morris of No. 6 Stanford.
Although Baylor boasts five ITA ranked players, including the No. 1 player in the country in Benedikt Dorsch, TCU has the advantage of home courts.
In the last meeting between the two schools, Baylor took the victory 6-1 in Waco, however, TCU leads the series 32-5 dating all the way back to April of 1974.