The Coastal Carolina University men's and women's tennis teams opened the fall schedule Sept. 10 at the Landfall/UNCW Invitational, as junior Florentin Meynie (Nanterre, France/Universite Paris X) and freshman David Mellis (London, England/Goffs) competed in the men's draw and seniors Marie Matrka (Wilmington, Ohio/Wilmington) and Virginie Dinh (Maisons Albert, France/Sophia) played in the womens draw.
Mellis defeated Rafael Bustos of Mount Olive 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 to move on in the Gold Bracket. Mellis will face Lenny Gulland of North Carolina tomorrow. In the Navy bracket, Meynie defeated P.J. Petrides of North Carolina 6-1, 7-5. He will face Caio Piacentini of UNC Wilmington tomorrow in the winner's bracket. The duo were rained out in the doubles bracket and will face Paulo Baumer and Nick Rose of East Carolina tomorrow.