Men's Tennis

Mustangs Take 14 Wins At ITA Texas Regionals

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Oct. 25, 2011

Complete Results

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (SMU) – The SMU men’s tennis had a successful weekend, picking up 14 wins at the ITA Texas Regional Championship, the team’s final tournament of the fall.

Junior Gaston Cuadranti reached the third round of the main draw by defeating Max Stevens of TCU 7-6, 3-6, 6-2 in the first round and Carlos Valenebro of Lamar 6-4, 6-4 in the second, before falling to Niall Angus of Texas A&M 7-6 (6), 6-2. After first round byes, Mason Harrell and Pablo Perez-Esnaola also reached the third round after picking up straight-set victories in their second round match-ups.

Despite dropping their first matches of the tournament, Mischa Nowicki, Joe Hattrup and Arturs Kazijevs went on to pick up victories in the consolation and R2C draws.

Nowicki and Hattrup both reached the semifinals of the consolation bracket with a pair of wins. Nowicki defeated Matt Westermoreland from Texas A&M Corpus Christi 6-3, 6-3 and teammate Tobias Flood 6-3, 6-4, while Hattrup defeated Texas A&M Corpus Christi’s Andrew Maingot 6-3, 6-2 and Pietro Jordao as he withdrew.

Kazijevs notched four wins in the R2C draw after being defeated in the second round of the main draw. The freshman had a 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 victory over Jordan Szabo of Texas A&M, before knocking off Sam Garfoth-Bles (6-3, 6-4) and Jonathan Chang (6-1, 6-3) from Rice in straight sets. Kazijevs followed that up with a 7-6, 6-4 win over Sudanwa Sitaram from Texas in the semifinals, his last victory of the tournament after it was determined that finals would not be played.


 

 

 

Singles
Main Draw 

First Round
Paul Chappell (TCU) def. Mischa Nowicki (SMU) 2-5, 6-4, 7-5
Michael Nuesslein (Rice) def. Tobias Flood (SMU) 6-1, 6-1
Gaston Cuadranti (SMU) def. Max Stevens (TCU) 7-6, 3-6, 6-2
Jonathan Chang (Rice) def. Joe Hattrup (SMU) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 

Second Round
Gaston Cuadranti (SMU) def. Carlos Valenebro (Lamar) 6-4, 6-4
Will Stein (TCU) def. Rob Lambeth (SMU) 6-4, 6-1
Yauheni Yakauleu (UTA) def. Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) 7-6, 4-6, 7-5
Mason Harrell (SMU) def. Juan Pablo Farah (UTA) 6-1, 6-3
Pablo Perez (SMU) def. Soren Goritzka (UTA) 7-5, 6-3 

Third Round
Niall Angus (Texas A&M) def. Gaston Cuadranti (SMU) 7-6 (4), 6-2
Jeremy Efferding (Texas A&M) def. Mason Harrell (SMU) 6-1, 6-4
Harry Fowler (Rice) def. Pablo Perez (SMU) 6-4, 6-4 

 

Singles
Consolation

Second Round
Mischa Nowicki (SMU) def. Matt Westermoreland (Texas A&M-CC) 6-3, 6-3
Tobias Flood (SMU) def. Mindaugas Celedinas (UTA) 4-4 ret. (inj.) 

Third Round
Joe Hattrup (SMU) def. Andrew Maingot (Texas A&M-CC) 6-3, 6-2 

Quarterfinals
Mischa Nowicki (SMU) def. Tobias Flood (SMU) 6-3, 6-4
Joe Hattrup (SMU) def. Pietro Jordao (Texas A&M-CC) Wo (inj.) 

Semifinals
Max Stevens (TCU) def. Mischa Nowicki (SMU) 6-3, 6-3
Rob Lee (Lamar) def. Joe Hattrup (SMU) 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 

Singles
R2C
Main Draw

First Round
Sebastien Job (UTAP) def. Rob Lambeth (SMU) 6-2, 2-6, 1-0
Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) def. Jordan Szabo (Texas A&M) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 

Second Round
Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) def. Sam Garfoth-Bles (Rice) 6-3, 6-4 

Quarterfinals
Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) def. Jonathan Chang (Rice) 6-1, 6-3 

Semifinals
Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) def. Sudanwa Sitaram (UT) 7-6, 6-4

Doubles
Main Draw
First Round
Tobias Flood/Joe Hattrup (SMU) def. Nick Chappell/Orlando Superlando (TCU) 8-5 

Second Round
Jonathan Chang/Isamu Tachibana (Rice) def. Tobias Flood/Joe Hattrup (SMU) 9-8 (6)

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