Second Day Results From The ASU Thunderbird Men's Tennis Invitational

Oct. 30, 2004

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The second day of the Arizona State/Thunderbird Men's Tennis Collegiate Invitational continued Saturday with players from Arizona State, Auburn and Northern Arizona competing in two rounds of doubles and the singles semifinals. Arizona State's Christopher Biro advanced to the singles final on Sunday against Auburn's Alex Schweizer.

In doubles competition, Arizona State's Biro and Nick Hegarty made the finals on a walkover advancement in a draw with teammates Andy Colombo and Jonathan Kinsella. They will face Auburn's Gabor Zolton Pelva and Robert Lathouwers who defeated the Sun Devils' Daniel Davies and Clinton Letcher, 9-8 (3) in first round action this afternoon.

The invitational concludes on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. with the singles/doubles final. The following are the complete results from Saturday:

SINGLES (semifinals):
Alex Schweizer (AU) def. Jonathan Kinsella (ASU) -- 6-2, 6-4
Christopher Biro (ASU) def. Robert Lathouwers (AU) -- 7-6, 6-3

SINGLES (consolation):
Thibault Schram (NAU) def. Andy Colombo (ASU) -- 6-4, 5-1, retired
Jeremy Coll (NAU) def. Clinton Letcher (ASU) -- 7-6, 7-6
Nick Hegarty (ASU) def. James Maxwell (NAU) -- 6-4, 1-1, retired
Daniel Davies (ASU) def. Henrik Lilja (NAU) -- 6-0, 6-2

DOUBLES (first round):
Colombo/Kinsella (ASU) -- Bye
Biro/Hegarty (ASU) def. Schram/Lija (NAU) -- 8-4
Davies/Letcher (ASU) -- Bye
Pelva/Lathouwers (AU) def. Coll/Maxwell (NAU) -- 8-4

DOUBLES (semifinals):
Biro/Hegarty (ASU) w/o. Colombo/Kinsella (ASU)
Pelva/Lathouwers (AU) def. Davies/Letcher (ASU) - 9-8 (3)