Men's Tennis Set for ITA Qualifying

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 28, 2007

Sept. 28, 2007

TULSA, Okla. -- All six members of the University of Oklahoma men's tennis team have been selected to compete in the qualifying for the Polo Ralph Lauren Men's ITA All-American Championships hosted by the University of Tulsa, Sept. 29 through Oct. 7.

Rob McKenzie, Sergey Avdeyev and Ryan Thomas will be competing in the men's singles pre-qualifying tournament scheduled for Sept. 29 and Sept. 30. 

Vaclav Kucera, Andrei Daescu and Federico Chavarria were selected for the men's singles qualifying Oct. 1 through Oct. 3.

In doubles play, Daescu and Chavarria will team up in the main draw and will compete Oct. 4 through Oct. 7.  In addition, Kucera and McKenzie will compete in doubles qualifying Oct. 2 and Oct. 3.

Three matches must be won in each round (singles and doubles) to advance to the following round.

The singles and doubles main draw will take place Oct. 4 and will run through Oct. 7.  The singles draw will have 64 players competing.  48 at-large and wild card selections and 16 players from the qualifying tournament will compete in singles.  32 doubles teams will compete with 24 at-large and wild card selections and eight teams from the qualifying tournament competing.

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