Islanders men's tennis completes first day of Rice Fall Invite

HOUSTON - Texas A&M - Corpus Christi men's tennis players Laurent Montoisy and James Langford completed play on the first day of the 2010 Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Medical Center Rice Fall Invite. The pair won a doubles match play while falling in their singles matches.

The two players will get another chance in the consolation bracket of the singles draws on Saturday. They will also be looking to advance to the finals of the doubles B Draw on Sunday.

In the doubles, Montoisy and Langford made quick work of their opponents, taking an 8-0 win over Philipp Seifert and Jonathan Chang of Rice. They advance to face Julien Gauthier and James Turbervill of LSU at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.

In singles, Montoisy lost a tough three-setter to Ben Chen of Texas by a 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 final and will play Sam Garforth-Bles of Rice on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.

Langford lost 6-4, 6-3 to Seifert and will play Turbervill on Saturday with a 10:00 a.m. start as well.