Rams Compete in I-64 Challenge

WILLIAMSBURG, VA. – Senior Daryl Monfils led the Rams at the I-64 Challenge this past weekend. Monfils was named to the Singles All-Tournament team and finished with an overall 2-1 record.

The Black and Gold dominated singles play and compiled an overall record of 14-7. Freshman Javier Amantegui contributed a perfect 3-0 record with wins over players from Harvard, Old Dominion, and William and Mary.

Vitor Lima, Marten Jonsson, Philip Mobius, and Louis Ishizaka each finished singles play with a solid 2-1 record.

The Rams concluded doubles play with an overall record of 2-5. Daryl Monfils and Marten Jonsson defeated Old Dominion's Adam Moundir and Aziz Kijametovic, ranked 23rd by the ITA, 8-4.

VCU is back in action on Nov. 11 as they travel to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to compete in the Wake Invite.

The Results

Daryl Monfils- 2-1
Kenny Tao (Harvard) def. Monfils, 7-6, 7-5
Monfils def. Michael Weindl (ODU), 6-0, 6-2
Monfils def. Addison Appleby (W&M), 6-3, 2-6, 7-6(3)

Vitor Lima- 2-1
Jean Thirouin (Harvard) def. Lima, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2
Lima def. Aziz Kijametovic (ODU), 7-5, 6-4
Lima def. Christian Cargill (W&M), 6-4, 6-4

Marten Jonsson- 2-1
Brian Yeung (Harvard) def. Jonsson, 6-2, 6-3
Jonsson def. Jose Nunez Navarro (ODU), 6-3, 6-2
Jonsson def. Tristan Bautil (W&M), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Arvid Noren- 1-2
Andy Zhou (Harvard) def. Noren, 6-3, 7-6
Javier Jover Maestre (ODU) def. Noren, 7-6, 6-0
Noren def. Alec Miller (W&M), 6-1, 7-6

Louis Ishizaka- 2-1
Ishizaka def. Xavier Gonzalez (Harvard), 7-5, 6-3
Jacob Nicolussi (ODU) def. Ishizaka, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
Ishizaka def. Lars de Boer (W&M), 6-3, 7-6

Philip Mobius- 2-1
Mobius def. Michael Peters (Harvard), 7-5, 6-1
Mobius def. Justin Herrera (ODU), 6-2, 6-0
Damon Niquet (W&M), def. Mobius, 6-3, 6-1

Javier Amantegui- 3-0
Amentegui def. Samuel Beren (Harvard), 6-3, 6-2
Amantegui def. Harrison Hunter (ODU), 6-2, 6-1
Amantegui def. Ryan Newman (W&M), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Lima/Jonsson
Yeung/Peters def. Lima/Jonsson, 8-0

Ishizaka/Monfils
Weber/Thirouin (Harvard) def. Ishizaka/Monfils, 8-5

Mobius/Noren- 0-1
Zhou/Tao (Harvard) def. Mobius/Noren, 8-4

Monfils/Jonsson- 1-1
Monfils/Jonsson def. #23 Moundir/Kijametovic (ODU), 8-4
Newman/Talcott (W&M) def. Monfils/Jonsson, 8-3

Lima/Mobius- 1-1
Lima/Mobius def. Wiendl/Perelman (ODU), 8-6
Cargill/Niquet (W&M) def. Mima/Mobius, 8-7(4)

Noren/Ishizaka- 0-1
Jover Maestre/Nunez Navarro (ODU) def. Noren/Ishizaka, 8-6

Amantegui/Ishizaka- 0-1
Appleby/Bautil (W&M) def. Armantegui/Ishizaka, 8-5

 
 
 
 
 
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