Men's Tennis Falls Short at NCAA Regionals

May 12, 2001

ATHENS, Ga. - The No. 37 University of Arizona men's tennis team fell shortto No. 26 Georgia Tech, 4-2, at the NCAA Regionals, on Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets picked up a point in doubles play winning at the No. 1and No. 2 spots. The48th-ranked duo of junior Steven Capriati and freshman Carl Hagman fell to45th-ranked Roger Anderson and David Wright, 8-3.

In singles play the Cats earned two match points. At the No. 1 spot, No. 92Capriati defeated Anderson, 6-2, 6-4. At the fourth position, freshman WhiKim earned a win against Stephen Moros, 6-3, 6-1. Alex Navinkov clinchedthe match for Georgia Tech at the No. 6 spot, defeating senior JariNiskala, 6-4,7-6(5).

The Wildcats finished the 2000-2001 season 12-10 overall and 2-5 inPacific-10 play.

Results

Singles

No. 1 Steven Capriati (UA) def. Roger Anderson (GT) 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Tom Lloyd (UA) vs. Romain Colrault (GT) DNF
No. 3 David Wright def. Carl Hagman (UA) 7-6(4), 6-4
No. 4 Whi Kim (UA) def. Stephen Moros (GT) 6-3, 6-1
No. 5 Joao Menano (GT) def. Arnaud Agniel (UA) 6-1, 6-3
No. 6 Alex Navinkov (GT) def. Jari Niskala (UA) 6-4, 7-6(5)
Doubles
No. 1 Anderson/Wright (GT) def. Capriati/Hagman (UA) 8-3
No. 2 Colrault/Menano (GT) def. Lloyd/Kim (UA) 8-4
No. 3 Jackson/Agniel (UA) vs. Aguirre/Moros (GT) DNF
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