Sestini Earns C-USA Men's Tennis Player of the Week Honors
Jan. 19, 2005
FORT WORTH, Texas
TCU senior men's tennis player Fabrizio Sestini was named the Conference USA Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Sestini earned at least a share of C-USA's Player of the Month award for September, October and November last fall. The Rome, Italy, native's most recent award ran his streak of honors from the conference in 2004-05 to four.
Sestini, who is the league's top ranked singles player at No. 34, opened the spring season with an upset over the nation's No. 2-ranked player, Ryler DeHeart from Illinois, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, at the Puerto Rico Invitational in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In addition to the 17th-ranked Horned Frogs, the event also included No. 5 Illinois, No. 28 California and No. 35 Georgia Tech. Sestini lost a tightly contested match to No. 25 Jose Muguruza from Georgia Tech, 7-5, 7-5, while in San Juan as well.
Next up on TCU's docket is the Rice Indoors over Jan. 21-23 in Houston. The Frogs' season and home opener for dual match competition is Jan. 28 versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 1:30 p.m. CST. The contest will take place on the Bernard J. "Tut" Bartzen Varsity Tennis Courts at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.