NORMAN, Okla. A pair of University of Oklahoma men’s tennis players advanced Tuesday in the doubles bracket of the qualifying portion of the 2004 Icy Hot/ITA Men’s All-American Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. Senior Ondrej Fukala and junior Tommy Garrison defeated David Goulet and Dmitriy Koch of Tulane, 8-6, inside the Champions Tennis Club. The win improved the duo to 3-2 on the fall portion of the schedule.
The Sooners return to action in a round of 16 Wednesday at 1 p.m. when they will face Thomas Schoeck and Luke Shields of Boise State.
In Oklahoma’s only loss of the day, Fukala fell to Marty Steigwardt of Tulane, 6-3, 6-4. Fukala, the last remaining OU singles player, concluded the singles portion of the ITA tournament for the Sooners.
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ITA All-American Championships
Champions Tennis Club
Tues., Oct. 5, 2004
Men’s Qualifying Doubles Results
Fukala/Garrison (OU) def. Goulet/Koch (Tulane), 8-6
Men’s Qualifying Singles Results
Marty Steigwardt (Florida) def. Ondrej Fukala (OU), 6-3, 6-4