Arizona Tennis Victorious at Arizona State Thunderbirds Invitational

Oct. 21, 2001

Tempe, Ariz.- Senior Steven Capriati capped the final day of competition at the Arizona State Thunderbirds Invitational with a victory in the Gold Draw singles championship, on Sunday.

In the final round of action, Capriati defeated Olivier Chorroin of Arizona State, 6-2, 6-4. Capriati compiled four singles match victories in a row to earn his first tournament championship of the 2001-02 season. In the doubles final of the Arizona State Thunderbirds Invitational, Capriati and sophomore Carl Hagman fell to Aleksey Bubis and Oggie Kolev of Arkansas, 8-5

The Arizona Men's Tennis team is scheduled to travel to Malibu, Calif., Oct. 25- 28, for the ITA/Southern California Fall Regional Championships.

Results- Singles

Draw A- Finals

Oggie Kolev (Arkansas) def. Bruno Arapovic (UA), 8-2

Draw C- Finals

Pim Van Mele (ASU) def. Carl Hagman (UA), 3-6, 7-6 (3), retired


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