Oct. 13, 2001
ATLANTA — Yellow Jacket junior tennis player Fabio Campos won a pair of matches on Saturday and is the only remaining Tech player in the Georgia Tech Fall Classic, as he reached the finals of the “B” singles draw. The three-day tournament is being contested at the Bill Moore Tennis Center on the Tech campus.
Campos opened the day in solid fashion, defeating Aman Gill in straight sets in the quarterfinals by a 6-3, 6-4 score. He then continued his strong play in the tournament in the semis, winning once again in straight sets by a 6-3, 6-2 count over Rodrigo Pacheco, who was the top-seeded player in the draw. Campos will face Stig Stroem in the finals on Sunday beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Tech’s other individuals competing in the field were unable to reach the finals of their respective draws, as junior Stephen Moros fell in the quarterfinals of the “A” singles draw, dropping a 3-6, 5-7 decision to third-seeded Renato Silveira, as Silveira later advanced to Sunday’s final. In the “A” consolation bracket, sophomore Joao Menano won his morning match to advance to the semifinals, downing Damisa Robinson by a hard-fought 3-6, 7-6(3), 10-8 score. He was unable to defeat Patrick Fillnow in the semis, as he dropped a straight-set, 7-5, 6-2 decision.
The Georgia Tech fall classic will continue on Sunday with singles finals taking place at 9:00 and 10:00 a.m., with doubles finals to follow immediately after. Full tournament draws and results are available at www.ramblinwreck.com.