GW Men's Tennis Wraps Up Day Two at ITA All-American Championships
Oct. 2, 2011
Senior Ugur Atalay defeated Texas Christian’s Blake Wiggins 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 to advance to the final round of the prequalifying portion of the tournament. Atalay then fell to
“When Ugur is offensive, he wins,” said head coach Greg Munoz. “When he is on, he is tough to beat. He struggled to find his serve at times today and that hurt him.”
Sophomore Ulrik Thomsen defeated senior Alexander Haggai from
But after five long sets on the day, Thomsen then dropped a hard-fought match to Dan Mamalat from
The 16 players that lost today have a chance to be chosen for the six “luck loser” spots.
Freshman Francisco Dias opens play Monday, Oct. 3, in the first qualifier round. Dias will face Purdue’s Diego Acosta, also a freshman who holds an ATP ranking of 1,067, while Dias is ranked No. 954.