Fagundes falls at ITA Oracle Cup

Thursday, October 13, 2016
by Wes Bloomquist | wbloomquist@uttyler.edu

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Arthur Fagundes battled against the fourth seed but ultimately saw his seven-match winning streak end with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 loss to Aman Manji of Emory on Thursday in the opening round of the ITA Oracle Cup at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Club.

Fagundes, who won the ITA Southwest Championship with six straight wins without dropping a set in Tyler, before earning a 6-3, 6-2 win over Spencer Watanabe in a Northwest/Southwest play-in match on Wednesday in Arizona.

He now plays in the back side of the draw and will play top-seeded Kai Yuen Leung of Skidmore College.

FRIDAY UPDATE

Fagundes fell 7-5, 7-6 (5) to Manji and will now play in the seventh place game on Saturday against Parodi. Below is the ITA Oracle Cup bracket.