TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Nov. 3, 2018) – Sergi Fontcuberta (Barcelona, Spain) and Frazier Rengifo (Cali, Colombia) each had a tremendous outing on the second day of the CCB Invitational. Fontcuberta earned two wins to advance to action on Sunday. He defeated Samford’s Rossouw Norval in a three-set battle 3-6, 6-3, 11-9 and then won 6-1, 7-6 (1) over Kento Yamada from Kentucky. Fontcuberta will play Pablo Caffarena from Lipscomb tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.
Rengifo was also in the Crimson singles draw. He won 6-4, 6-1 over Ronit Bisht from Southern Miss. His three-set win of 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 against Tulane’s Hamish Stewart advanced Rengifo to take on Edson Ortiz from Alabama tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.
Yusuf Khamis (Cairo, Egpyt) came from behind to defeat Felix Ewers from Tulane 5-7, 6-2, 6-3, but fell to Alabama’s Zhe Zhou 6-2, 6-0. David Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain) played in the white singles draw as well, but dropped both of his matches.
Doubles play will kick off tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. with singles action following after at 10:30 a.m.
CRIMSON SINGLES DRAW
Sergi Fontcuberta def. Rossouw Norval (Samford), 3-6, 6-3, 11-9
Sergi Fontcuberta def, Kento Yamada (Kentucky), 6-1, 7-6 (1)
Frazier Rengifo def. Ronit Bisht (Southern Miss), 6-4, 6-1
Frazier Rengifo def. Hamish Stewart (Tulane), 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
WHITE SINGLES DRAW
Yusuf Khamis def. Felix Ewers (Tulane), 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
Zhe Zhou (Alabama) def. Yusuf Khamis, 6-2, 6-0
Stijn Slump (MTSU) def. David Gonzalez, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3
Akos Kotorman (Tulane) def. David Gonzalez, 7-6 (2)2-6, 13-11
CRIMSON DOUBLES DRAW
Fontcuberta/Gonzalez vs. Hain/Junk (Ole Miss) | Sunday, Nov. 4 at 9:00 a.m.
WHITE DOUBLES DRAW
Khamis/Rengifo vs. Chen/Yamada (Kentucky) | Sunday, Nov. 4 at 9:00 a.m.
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