Drake Duo Advances Into Main Draw At ITA All-American Championships
TULSA, Okla. - Drake men's tennis seniors Anis Ghorbel (Sfax, Tunisia) and James McKie (Edinburgh, Scotland) advanced to the main doubles draw of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American Championships on Wednesday (Oct. 3) with a triumph in qualifying-round play.
The 59th-rated Bulldog duo moved into Thursday's (Oct. 4) main draw after defeating Grant Taylor and Lance Wilhelm of Air Force, 8-6.
In singles, McKie's run in the qualifying draw came to an end after suffering a 6-3, 6-2 setback versus 52nd-rated Alexis Heugas of VCU.
Goodman won the first set against 94th-ranked Daniel Kreyman of Wake Forest, 6-1, before his opponent rallied to post a 1-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 triumph.
Action at the ITA All-American Championships continues on Thursday (Oct. 4).
ITA ALL-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
OCT. 3, 2012 • TULSA, OKLA.
No. 52 Alexis Heugas (VCU) def. James McKie (DU), 6-3, 6-2
No. 94 Daniel Kreyman (WAKE) def. Robin Goodman (DU), 1-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4
No. 59 Anis Ghorbel/McKie (DU) def. Grant Taylor/Lance Wilhelm (AF), 8-6