Aztec Trio Advances to 3rd Round of SDSU Fall Invite
Oct. 8, 2010
The San Diego State men's tennis team enjoyed a strong first day at the SDSU Fall Invite at Aztec Tennis Center. J. Hunter Nicholas (Irvine, Calif.), Jose Sierra Short (San Juan, P.R.) and Giovanni Vaglietti (Johannesburg, South Africa) all advanced to the third round of singles play.
Playing in his first event for the Red and Black, Nicholas vanquished a pair of foes in the tournament's opening day. The freshman defeated Armaun Emami of UCSD, 6-0, 7-6 (4), before beating UC Irvine's Eric Gast, 5-7, 6-0, 10-4.
Sierra and Vaglietti both received byes into the second round of the tournament. Sierra defeated San Francisco's Germain Bahri, 6-3,2-6, 10-5, while Vaglietti toppled UCSD's Sam Ling, 6-3, 6-1. Both players also competed in doubles action.
The second day of the SDSU Fall Invite begins with doubles at 9 a.m., with singles play to follow.
SDSU Fall Invite - Day One Results (SDSU Only)
Aztec Tennis Center (San Diego, Calif.)
Urquidi/Humphries (UA) def. Sierra/Sangwan (SDSU), 8-4
Bucalem/Jigante (USF) def. Vaglietti/Nicholas (SDSU), 8-5
Singles - Bracket B
Giovanni Vaglietti (SDSU) def. Sam Ling (UCSD), 6-3, 6-1
Singles - Bracket C
Hunter Nicholas (SDSU) def. Amaur Emami (UCSD), 6-0, 7-6 (4)
Hunter Nicholas (SDSU) def. Eric Gast (UCI), 5-7, 6-0, 10-4
Ryan Mayer (UCI) def. Shiva Sangwan (SDSU), 6-1, 1-6, 10-8
Consolation - Bracket C
Shiva Sangwan (SDSU) def. Macias (UCR), 6-4, 6-2
Singles - Bracket D
Jose Sierra Short (SDSU) def. Bahri (USF), 6-3, 2-6, 10-5