Dias Wins First Qualifying Match at ITA All-American Men's Tennis Championships
Oct. 3, 2011
“Francisco’s serve is such a weapon,” said head coach Greg Munoz. “He overcame a bit of nerves in the beginning and overpowered Acosta to the end.”
Dias advances to the next round of singles play and will face
In other singles action, sophomore Ulrik Thomsen dropped a tough 6-0, 6-2 match to Texas Tech’s Vitor Manzini. Thomsen went up 2-1 in the second set, but ultimately fell to Manzini. Thomsen will have a chance to earn a bid to the Indoor National Championships with a win in the consolation round Tuesday.
Thomsen and Alexander van Gils team up tomorrow for two doubles matches, and must win both in order to advance to Wednesday’s round.
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