The Coastal Carolina University men's and women's tennis teams concluded the Landfall/UNCW Invitational Sept. 12, 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 advanced to the Teal Bracket finals in the singles after defeating Lenny Gullan of North Carolina 4-6, 7-5, 10-5. He then fell in the finals to Paulo Baumer of East Carolina 6-1, 6-2. In the Navy Bracket, Meynie defeated Caio Piacentini of UNC Wilmington 1-6, 7-5, 10-8 in the semifinals before falling to William Nobbitt of N.C. State 6-4, 6-0. In the doubles draw, Mellis and Meynie lost ot Piacentini and Grant Holland of UNCW 8-6.
The Coastal women will next compete in the DVC Invitational Sept. 17-18 in Wilmington, N.C., while the men will travel to Charleston, S.C., to compete in the Charleston Southern Invitational Sept. 24-25.