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Espejo and Kirby Win Doubles Title at USTA Clay Court Invite

Alejandro Espejo and Matt Kirby with their trophies after winning the Garnet Draw
Alejandro Espejo and Matt Kirby with their trophies after winning the Garnet Draw
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Nov. 4, 2012

ORLANDO - Sophomore Alejandro Espejo and freshman Matt Kirby won the Garnet Draw doubles title at the USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney on Sunday, November 4, 2012. 

Espejo and Kirby defeated Florida State's Jao Gauer and Cristian Gonzalez Mendez 8-2 in the semifinals before defeating Florida State's Andres Bucaro and Michael Rinaldi, 8-1 in the finals.

"I am very proud of the two youngsters," commented Head Coach Vince Westbrook. "They have put in the time and have made some of the necessary changes in their game. At this point, we feel like our team is ready for the spring."

Espejo also won his match in consolation play defeating Jorge Blasco of UCF 6-2, 6-2.

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USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney

Sunday, November 4


 Garnet Draw Doubles Semifinals

Espejo Sanchez/Kirby (Tulsa) def. Gauer/Gonzalez Mendez (FSU) 8-2


Garnet Draw Doubles Finals

Espejo Sanchez/Kirby (Tulsa) def. Bucaro/Rinaldi (FSU) 8-1


Gold Draw Consolation

Espejo (Tulsa) def. Blasco (UCF) 6-2, 6-2