Cancado, Mello Capture Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational Doubles Title
Sept. 20, 2004
Va. Beach, Va. -- The Old Dominion duo of Henrique Cancado and Adriano Mello captured the Flight A Doubles title at the Hampton Roads Collegiate Invitational over the weekend highlighting the Monarchs first action of the 2004-05 year.
Cancado, a sophomore, and Mello, a junior, won both their games en-route to the title. In the semi-finals, the Monarch doubles team defeated James Madison's David Emery and Jesse Tar, 8-5, and then went on to defeat American's Nicolas Frayssinoux and Juan Jaysingh, 8-2, in the finals.
Cancado also had a run to the semifinals in the Flight A singles bracket. He defeated Lee University's Manuel Cornejo, 7-6 (2), 6-4 in the quarterfinals to open the tournament. Cancado's run then ended in the seminfinals with a 6-4, 7-5 loss to Campbell's Jiri Beranek, 6-4, 7-5.
For complete bracket results for this weekend's tournament, click here.
Men's Flight A Singles: SF Jiri Beranek (Campbell) d. Henrique Cancado 6-4, 7-5 Q Henrique Cancado d. Manuel Cornejo (Lee) 7-6(2), 6-4 16 Florent Wilpotte (Campbell) d. Adriano Mello 6-7, 7-5, 1-0
Men's Flight A Doubles: F Cancado/Mello d. Frayssinoux/Jaysingh (American) 8-2 SF Cancado/Mello d. Emery/Tarr (JMU) 8-5
Men's Flight B Singles: 16 Sidney Victoratto (Lee) d. Nate Grover 6-1, 1-6, 1-0
Men's Flight B Doubles: Q Delaure/Wilpotte (Campbell) d. Grover/Manilla 8-1
Men's Flight C Singles: Q Jason Harris (American) d. Dom Manilla 6-1, 6-3 16 Dom Manilla d. John Mook () 3-6, 6-0, 1-0
Men's Flight D Singles: Q Mark Doumba () d. Jon Antle 6-1, 6-1 16 Jon Antle d. Tommy Harris (CNU) 6-0, 6-0