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Winners of the ASU Spring Invitational announced

January 15, 2008

The champions of the ASU Spring Invitational have been announced. The winner of the Gold Flight is Rice's Bruno Rosa. ASU's John Nanosky II won the Maroon Flight. The doubles team of Billy Heiser and Ryan Rowe were the Sparky's Doubles Flight Champions.

Rosa swept through the tournament winning all three of his matches. On day one he defeated Illinois Ruben Gonzales 4-6; 6-3; 6-2. Day two, Rosa was matched up against Dimitar Kutrovsky of Texas, whom he beat 7-6 (8); 6-2. On the final day of the tournament, Rosa beat Sun Devil Matt Brooklyn 7-6 (9); 6-4.

Nanosky, who is new to ASU's roster this semester, won two of his three matches on the weekend. Nanosky defeated Abe Souza of Illinois 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 and beat Rice's Tobias Shiel in two sets, winning 7-6 (4), 7-5.

The doubles team of Heiser and Rowe won the two matches in which they were paired together. They beat Ralph Knupfer and Christoph Muller of Rice 8-2 on day one. Day two, they narrowly defeated Wes Miller and Nanosky in a 9-8 (7) match.

The Sun Devils next match is a double header against Gonzaga and Northern Arizona on January 27. The first match is at 9 a.m. while the second one begins at 2 p.m.