TCU Men's Tennis Snubs SMU for the Second Time
April 12, 2003
FORT WORTH, Texas - The 32nd ranked TCU men's tennis team defeated metro rival SMU Saturday 6-1 for the second time this season. This was the final regular season home match for the Frogs.
TCU won the doubles point taking two of three double matches. SMU's 43rd ranked doubles team of Johan Brunstrom and Henrik Soderberg defeated TCU's Alex Menichini and Daniel Scholten in a tight match 9-7.
TCU nearly swept the singles side, taking five of six singles matches. Fabrizio Sestini quickly took over court three with an easy win over Lukasz Senczyszn (SMU) 6-2; 6-2.
This was the final home match for senior Toni Gordon who won his singles match against Brunstrom 3-6; 6-1; 6-3.
The Frogs will now head to Madison, Wisc. for the C-USA Tournament, hosted by Marquette April 17-20.
TCU 6, SMU 1
DOUBLES: #1 Toni Gordon/Fabrizio Sestini (TCU) def. Eric Cohn/Ryan Mauck 8-6 #2 Johan B runstrom/Henrik Soderberg def. Daniel Scholten/Alex Menichini (TCU) 9-7 #3 Rafael Abreu/Jacob Martin (TCU) def. Gwinyai Chinboka/Lukasz Senczyszn 8-4
SINGLES: #1 Chingoka (SMU) def Menichini 7-6 (7-5); 7-6 (7-1) #2 Gordon (TCU) def. Brunstrom 3-6; 6-1; 6-3 #3 Sestini (TCU) def. Senczyszn 6-2; 6-2 #4 Jacopo Tezza (TCU) def. Alexis Rudzinski 6-3; 6-7 (7-4); 10-7 (SuperTB) #5 Martin (TCU) def. Peter Oredsson 6-4; 7-6 #6 Abreu (TCU) def. Soderberg 7-6; 4-6; 10-6 (SuperTB)
Order of finish: 3, 5, 2, 1, 6, 4
Length: 3hr, 48 min.