Phil Sheng Wins Consolation Singles Title At National Collegiate Tennis Classic

Jan. 20, 2002

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Stanford University freshman Phil Sheng (Thousand Oaks, CA/Thousand Oaks HS) captured the consolation single title at the 2002 National Collegiate Tennis Classic with a three-set win over teammate Sam Warburg (Sacramento, CA/Jesuit HS) on Sunday afternoon.

Also on Sunday, Cardinal junior David Martin (Key Biscayne, FL/Boca Raton Prep) fell in straight sets in the main draw championship match.

Sheng outlasted the 90th-ranked Warburg 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 to win his second match in as many days.

In the main draw final, the 49th-ranked Martin dropped to 6-3 on the year after a 6-4, 7-5 loss to Rodrido Grilli of UCLA. Martin advanced to the championship match with three straight set wins in the opening two days of the tournament.

The second-ranked Cardinal begins its 2002 dual season on Saturday, February 2 when it hosts #53 San Diego State at noon at the Taube Tennis Center.

National Collegiate Tennis Classic

At the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (Fertitta Tennis Complex)

Men's Singles

Main Draw


Rodrido Grilli (UCLA) d. #49 David Martin (Stanford), 6-4, 7-5



Phil Sheng (Stanford) d. #90 Sam Warburg (Stanford), 3-6, 7-5, 6-3

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