AMANTEGUI DEBUTS FOR VCU AT DUKE INVITE

CARY, N.C.- Newcomer Javier Amantegui picked up a pair of singles victories in his VCU debut to lead the Rams in their fall opener at Duke's James Bonk Invite.

Amantegui, Arvid Noren, and Philip Mobius represented the Black and Gold in the tournament. Mobius and Noren also teamed up in doubles play.
 
Although Amantegui dropped his first two matches, he finished strong, earning victories over Duke's Jason Lapidus and North Florida's Jefta Kecic in the White singles bracket.
 
Mobius and Noren opened with an 8-6 win over the Auburn duo of Brandon Laubser and Carles Sarrio and eventally placed fourth in the Blue doubles flight.
 
The Rams are back in action Sept. 23-25 at the Ivy Plus Tournament in Princeton, New Jersey.
 
RESULTS
Arvid Noren (0-2) – White Bracket
S. Rice (UNCC) def. Noren (VCU), 6-1,6-3
V. Lin (Duke) def. Noren, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1

Javier Amantegui (2-2) – White Bracket
C. Kissel (VALPO) def. Amantegui (VCU), 6-4, 7-5
Findell-Hopkins (UNF) def. Amantegui, 6-2, 6-2
Amantegui def. J. Ladidus (Duke), 6-3, 6-3
Amantegui def. J. Kecic (UNF), 7-6, 7-6, 6-3

Philip Mobius (1-3) – Blue Bracket
B. Laubser (Auburn) def. Mobius (VCU), 6-4, 6-2
Puig Forne (UNCC) def. Mobius, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
Mobius def. A. Caldwell (Radford), 6-2, 7-6(3)
J. Schorsh (VALPO) def. Mobius, 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-2
 
Mobius/Noren (1-2) – Blue Bracket
Mobius/Noren def. Laubser/Sarrio, 8-6
Findel-Hawkins/Deautriell (UNF) def. Mobius/Noren, 8-2
Sarrasague/Paccini def. Mobius/Noren 8-2
 
 
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