Oct. 21, 2001
Tempe, Ariz.- Senior Steven Capriati advanced to the singles and doubles finals round at the Arizona State Thunderbirds Invitational, on Saturday.
Capriati defeated fellow Wildcat Whi Kim in the singles semifinal, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1. Capriati will face Olivier Charroin of Arizona State in the final round of play, Sunday. The duo of Capriati and sophomore Carl Hagman also earned a spot in the finals round of doubles play, by defeating Beau Berglund and Ryan Gerstner of Loyola Marymount in semifinal action, 8-2. Capriati and Hagman will take on Aleksey Bubis and Oggie Kolev of Arkansas in the final round, Sunday.
Sunday's schedule of play is as follows: Gold Draw Singles Championship 10:00 am. Doubles Championship TBA.
Draw A- Round Two
Bruno Arapovic (UA) def. Fabien Giraud (Rice), 6-4, 3-6, (10-7)
Mirza Duranovic (ASU) def. Carl Hagman (UA), 6-0, 6-2
Draw A- Semifinals
Bruno Arapovic (UA) def. Mirza Duranovic (ASU), 6-4, 7-6, (4)
Draw D- Finals
Aleksey Bubis (Arkansas) def. Whi Kim (UA), default
Maroon Group- Third Round
Arnaud Agniel (UA) def. Shaul Aloni (ASU), 7-6 (5), 6-2
Beau Berglund (LMU) def. Brian Jackson (UA), 6-2, 6-1
Bruno Arapovic (UA) def. Thibault Schram (NAU), 6-3, 6-2
Roeland Bratianu (UA) def. Eric Stuart (NAU), 6-4, 3-1 retired
Maroon Group- Forth Round
Roeland Bratianu (UA) def. Shaul Aloni (ASU), 6-1, 6-2
Beau Berglund (LMU) def. Arnaud Agniel (UA), 6-1, 6-2
Brian Jackson (UA) def. Thibault Schram (NAU), 1-1, retired