Alapati Advances to Final at Rebel Classic
    Freshman Siddharth Alapati will particiapte in a final for the second time this fall season.
    Freshman Siddharth Alapati will particiapte in a final for the second time this fall season.

    Nov. 3, 2007

    FRESNO, Calif. - Freshman Siddharth Alapati beat Arkansas' Connor Smith 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 to advance to Sunday's final of the Flight 2 singles bracket at the UNLV Rebel Classic. Alapati, seeded third, wil face Fresno Pacific's Mario Foelz in the final.

    Alapati has been solid in his first season with the Bulldogs. He was the winner of the Flight 3 singles bracket during the 2007 Bulldog Classic at the Wathen Tennis Center.

    Freshman Denny Fafek got two wins on Saturday in the consolation rounds of the Flight 1 bracket. Fafek topped Fabio Silva of Fresno Pacific in straight sets then beat UNLV's David Campbell in three sets.

    At the Southern California Championships in Los Angeles, junior Rudolf Siwy and sophomore Mirko Zapletal fell in the doubles semifinals to BYU's Mears and Sanchez, 8-6.

    Southern California Intercollegiate Championships
    Los Angeles

    Doubles - Semifinals
    Mears/Sanchez (BYU) def. Siwy/Zapletal (FS), 8-6

    UNLV Rebel Classic (Day 2 Results)
    Las Vegas

    Flight 1 - Consolation
    Denny Fafek (FS) def. Fabio Silva (FPU) 6-3, 7-6
    Denny Fafek (FS) def. David Campbell (UNLV) 6-7, 6-1, 7-5

    Flight 2 - Semifinals
    Mario Foelz (FPU) def. (1) Flavio Mollinedo (FS), 6-7, 7-6, 6-2
    (3) Siddharth Alapati (FS) def. (2) Connor Smith (ARK), 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

    Doubles - Quarterfinals
    Kunkel/Miller (UNLV) def. (3) Veerepalli/Fafek (FS) 8-6
    (2) Wronski/Burrows (UNLV) def. Mollinedo/Alapati (FS) 8-5

     

     

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