Three Tennis Tigers Advance in Futures Qualifying
The Tigers posted a 3-0 mark, winning all matches in straight sets.
Kicking off his sophomore campaign, Carlsson defeated Anthony Gomez, 6-3, 6-1. The 2008 Louisiana Freshman of the Year will continue play as he moves on to face Ben Rogers, who won his first match, 6-4, 6-4.
Cluskey defeated Andrea Cazzaro, 6-1, 6-1. The 6-6 senior will advance to compete against Juan-Andres Gomez. Gomez defeated first-round opponent Jordan Colman by a 6-3, 6-2 mark.
Venus, who finished last season ranked No. 31, opened his senior campaign by defeating Daniel Andrus, 7-6 (10-8), 6-2. The Louisiana Newcomer of the Year will advance to the second day of qualifying rounds in a match against Logan Mackenzie. Mackenzie posted a 6-3, 7-6 mark against opponent Cameron Spearman in the first round of play.
Qualifying rounds will continue Saturday and last throughout the day.
Racquet Club of Irvine Pro Futures Qualifying
Sept. 19-21, 2008
All times Central