NORMAN, Okla. Two Oklahoma men's tennis players will begin doubles action at the ITA /Icy Hot All-American Championships at the Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. Sophomore Alexei Ivanov (Izhevsk, Russia) and junior Matt Long (Ft. Worth, Texas) begin competition Thurs., Oct. 9.

Ivanov and Long are set to participate in the main draw. The duo play North Carolina's Raian Luchici and Nicholas Monroe at 3 p.m. Ivanov and Long are looking to improve their impressive overall record last season of 18-4.

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