Nov. 2, 2008
Arlington, Texas - Mindaugas Celedinas was one victory shy of collecting his first singles' title on Sunday afternoon at the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas.
Celedinas recorded his first win in the semifinals against Colin Hoover of TAMU with scores of 6-4, 2-6, 7-6, and 7-6 (6). The newcomer advanced to the final round but dropped a 6-2, 6-3 decision against TAMU's David Pace.
Jason Lateko suffered a hard-fought 6-2, 4-6, 7-6, and 7-6 (3) setback to Pace in the semifinals.
The Texas Invitational marks the end of the Mavs fall season. UTA opens the spring season at home versus Depaul on Friday, January 23 at 6 p.m.