Doubles Pair Advances at ITA Pre-Qualifying

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Doubles Pair Advances at ITA Pre-Qualifying

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. –The LSU men’s tennis double team of Cory Ross and Sebastian Rutka advanced to the qualifying round at the ITA All-American Championship’s held this weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Friday was a long day for the Tigers’ team that was forced to meet at the LSU tennis courts at 4:30 a.m. Friday due to flight delays from Hurricane Lili. The team arrived in Chattanooga only to have 2 p.m. matches delayed by Lili’s remnants. Because of the flight delays, LSU was scheduled for the final first-round matches of the day that did not end until early Saturday morning.

Please check back later for the complete results.

ITA All-American Championship Pre-Qualifying

Singles First Round (256 draw) — Friday
Sebastian Rutka (LSU) def. Matt Laramore (Ball State), 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-2

Saturday
Jason Gould (Baylor) def. Brandon Nicholson (LSU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Jason Hazley (LSU) def. Ravishankar Pathanjali (William & Mary), 6-2, 6-4
Cory Ross (LSU) def. Jakub Ilowski (UL-Lafayette), 7-6 (8), 6-1
Rafael Corazza (LSU) vs. Alex Anselme (UC-Santa Barbara), 7-6 (3), 6-4
Peter Richman (LSU) vs. Alex Conti (Wisconsin), 6-2, 6-3

Singles Second Round
Manuel Lievano (Minnesota) def. Sebastian Rutka (LSU), 6-3, 6-2
Jason Hazley (LSU) def. Michael Staniak (Middle Tennessee State), 6-2, 6-4
Mark Roberts (New Mexico State) def. Cory Ross (LSU), 6-3, 6-4
Rafael Corazza (LSU) def. Vincent Perna (Tennessee), 7-6(3), 6-3
Max Fomine (Mississippi State) def. Peter Richman (LSU), 6-1, 6-2

Singles Third Round
Jason Hazley (LSU) def. Jorgen Arnessen (San Francisco), 6-2, 6-2
Michael Rubin (Michigan) def. Rafael Corazza (LSU), 6-1, 7-5

Singles Fourth Round
Ryler DeHeart (Illinois) def. Jason Hazley (LSU), 6-1, 6-4

Doubles First Round (128 draw)
Bryan Fisher/Peter Richman (LSU) def. Jeff Guerry/Andrew Rogers (Furman), 8-4
Jason Hazley/Brandon Nicholson (LSU) def. Ben Archer-Clowes/Mark Roberts (New Mexico State), Ret
Cory Ross/Sebastian Rutka (LSU) def. Chris Henderson/Allen Simmons (Furman), 8-3

Doubles Second Round
Janne Holmia/Trey Johnson (Florida) def. Fisher/Richman (LSU), 8-4
Hazley/Nicholson (LSU) def. Miha Lisac/Chris Magnome (Georgia State), 9-8 (5)
Ross/Rutka (LSU) def. Will Chappell/Razvan Illie (Tennessee Tech), 8-5

Doubles Third Round
Matt Baccarani/Chris Varga (Ball State) def. Hazley/Nicholson (LSU), 8-6
Ross/Rutka (LSU) def. Anthony Jackson/Michael Rubin (Michigan), Wo. (Inj.)

Doubles Round of 16
Ross/Rutka (LSU), unplayed — teams advance to qualifying round on Tuesday