COLLEGE STATION, Texas ?- The Arizona men’s tennis players concluded play at the Aggie Invitational today against the Oklahoma Sooners, in College Station, Texas. The Wildcat team had another tough day today as they lost 8 of 9 matches to the Sooner team.
In singles action, freshman Bruno Alcala, started the day off right, defeating Alexei Ivanov, in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4. Following Alcala, sophomore Jason Labrosse fell to Ondrej Fukala, 6-3, 6-1. Junior Tim Mulane fell to Silviu Tanasoiu, 6-4, 6-3. In a tough match to lose, freshman Francois Vandermerwe fell to Tommy Garrison, 7-5, 7-6 (2). Sophomore Nathan Cochrane fell to Lee Gregg, 7-6, 6-2. To finish up singles action, freshman Mitchell Brown fell to Federico Chavarria, 6-0, 6-0.
For doubles, the first match put Labrosse and Alcala up against Ivanov Chavarria, where the Wildcat team fell in a close match, 8-6. Mulane and Vandermerwe then fell to Fukala and Garrison, 8-1. To round up the tournament, Brown and Cochrane fell to Gregg and Tanasoiu, 8-1.
The conclusion of this tournament marked the end of the Wildcats fall season. The Wildcats will being spring season action starting Jaunurary 11, against the University of Hawaii, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Bruno Alcala (UA) def. Alexei Ivanov (OU) - 6-3, 6-4
Ondrej Fukala (OU) def. Jason LaBrosse (UA) - 6-3, 6-1
Silviu Tanasoiu (OU) def. Tim Mullane (UA) - 6-4, 6-3
Tommy Garrison (OU) def. Francois VanDermewe (UA) - 7-5, 7-6(2)
Lee Gregg (OU) def. Nate Cochran (UA) - 7-6, 6-2
Federico Chavarria (OU) def. Mitchell Brown (UA) - 6-0, 6-0
Ivanov/Chavarria, OU def. LaBrosse/Alcala (UA) - 8-6
Fukala/Garrison, OU def. Mullane/VanDermewe (UA) - 8-1
Gregg/Tanasoiu, OU def. Brown/Cochran (UA) - 8-1