Hurricanes Plays in USTA/ITA Qualifier
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Three University of Miami men’s tennis players participated in the second round of the singles qualifying draw Thursday at the 2012 USTA/ITA Regional Championships in Tallahassee, Fla.
After earning first-round byes, Hurricanes Jack Murphy, Henrique Tsukamoto and Mark Schanerman each played an afternoon match in the event.
Murphy was defeated by Andrew Dromsky of Georgia Southern, 6-1, 6-0 and Tsukamoto lost 7-6 (2), 6-1 to Sofiane Chevallier of Georgia State. Schanerman took his match into three sets, falling 7-5, 0-6, 6-4 to FAU’s Chris Janssen.
Singles Qualifying Draw - Second Round Results
Dromsky (GaSouthern) def. Murphy (UM) 6-1, 6-0
Chevallier (GaState) def. Tsukamoto (UM) 7-6 (2), 6-1
Janssen (FAU) def. Schanerman (UM) 7-5, 0-6, 6-4
The singles main draw of the USTA/ITA Regional Championships begins tomorrow in Tallahassee. Wilfredo Gonzalez and Diego Soto each earned a spot in the seeding, being listed as a 9-16 seed. The Friday schedule is below.
Victor Mauz vs. #3 qualifier
Diego Soto vs. Guillermo de Vilchez (USF)
Wilfredo Gonzalez vs. Cahit Kapukiran (SU)
Gabriel Flores vs. Federico Sabogal (USF)
Marco Stancati vs. No. 8 seed Nathan Pasha (UGA)
Omar Aly vs. Ben Wagland (UGA)
Stancati/Gonzalez vs. Vives/Moore (FGCU)
Soto/Flores vs. SU / UF winner
Mauz/Murphy vs. Schulze/Chevallier (GSU)
Aly/Schanerman vs. Wagner/Samson (UCF)