Giron, Anderson Advance in New York Bruin tennis players move on at USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiates.
Anderson and teammate Pamela Montez didn't fare as well in their opening-round doubles match, suffering a very close 9-8(4) loss to VIrginia's Maci Epstein and Erin Vierra. Anderson and Montez will continue play in the back draw.
In men's action in New York, sophomore Marcos Giron advanced to the second round with a 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(2) win over Cameron Silverman of Elon College. The fifth-seeded Giron will take on Minnesota's Leandro Toledo on Friday at Noon (EST).
Giron's teammate Dennis Mkrtchian nearly pulled off an upset in his first-round match, however he ended up falling to seventh-seeded Nik Scholtz of Mississippi, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3. Mkrtchian faces top-seeded Peter Kobelt in a consolation match on Friday.
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56th Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championships
UCLA is hosting the 56th Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championships at the Los Angeles Tennis Center this weekend, however rain altered much of Friday's schedule. For UCLA, only Warren Hardie was able to his match in, as he advanced to the second round with a 6-3, 6-2 win over San Diego's Ciaran Fitzgerald. He will meet UCSB's Benjamin Recknagel in the second round on Friday.
Both second-seeded Dennis Novikov and Karue Sell had their first-round matches suspended and will continue first-round play on Friday.