Men's Tennis Results At Thunderbird Invitational
Nov. 1, 2003
Arizona State's doubles tandem of Chris Stewart and Ryan McBride advance to the finals of the 2003 ASU Thunderbird Invitational on Sunday at the Whiteman Tennis Center. While Sun Devil Clint Letcher fell in his bid to reach the finals in singles.
In the single's semifinal Arizona State's Clint Letcher lost in his bid to reach the final against Auburn's Rodrigo Minozzo 6-4, 6-2. Meanwhile in the consolation bracket of the main draw, Sun Devil Chris Stewart advanced with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) win over Utah's Roeland Brateanu.
In other consolation action, Arizona State's Nick Hagerty lost to New Mexico State's Ben Archer Clowes 6-4, 6-3, while fellow teammate Ryan McBride advanced with a 6-3, 7-6 (7) win over New Mexico State's Stjepan Beg. Sun Devil Jon Stott also lost to San Diego's Matt Ozurovich 7-6 (2), 7-5.
In doubles action, Arizona State's #1 team of Chris Stewart/Ryan McBride easily advanced over San Diego's Oscar Plotnik/Matt Ozurovich 8-3. The Sun Devils #2 team of Jon Stott/Nick Hagerty lost to Utah's Roeland Brateanu/Tomas Grzyb 8-6. In the second round of round robin play today, Arizona State's Chris Stewart/Clint Letcher pulled out a tight one over Utah's Roeland Brateanu/Tomas Grzyb 9-8 (0). The Sun Devils other doubles team of Ryan McBride/Jon Stott were defeated by Auburn's Nick Lane/Rodrigo Minozzo 8-4.
Men's tennis action will resume Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. at the Whiteman Tennis Center.
ASU Thunderbird Invitational Results:
Gabor Zoltan Pelva (AUB) def. Nick Lane (AUB) 6-2, 7-6 (4)
Rodrigo Minozzo (AUB) def. Clint Letcher (ASU) 6-3, 6-1
Chris Stewart (ASU) def. Roeland Brateanu (UTAH) 6-3, 7-6 (5)
Tomas Grzyb (UTAH) def. Danilo Zivanovic (NMSU) 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (2)
Ben Archer Clowes (NMSU) def. Nick Hagerty (ASU) 6-4, 6-3
Ryan McBride (ASU) def. Stjepan Beg (NMSU) 6-3, 7-6 (7)
Matt Ozurovich (USD) def. Jon Stott (ASU) 7-6 (2), 7-5
Oscar Plotnik (USD) def. Jeff Das (USD) default
Roeland Brateanu/Tomas Grzyb (UTAH) def. Jon Stott/Nick Hagerty (ASU) 8-6
Stjepan Beg/Ben Archer Clowes (NMSU) def. Nick Lane/Gabor Zoltan Pelva (AUB) 8-4
Chris Stewart/Ryan McBride (ASU) def. Oscar Plotnik/Matt Ozurovich (USD) 8-3
Chris Stewart/Clint Letcher (ASU) def. Ben Archer Clowes/Danilo Zivanovic (NMSU) 9-8 (0)
Nick Lane/Rodrigo Minozzo (AUB) def. Jon Stott/Ryan McBride (ASU) 8-4
Roeland Brateanu/Tomas Grzyb (UTAH) def. Oscar Plotnik/Matt Ozurovich (USD) 8-3
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