Oct. 9, 2009
TULSA, Okla. – Senior Andrei Daescu advanced to the quarterfinals of the D’Novo/ITA All-American Championships after defeating Georgia’s Jamie Hunt and Raony Carvalho of Texas Tech.
Daescu began the day in a battle with head coach John Roddick’s alma mater, Georgia. Daescu defeated Hunt, No. 37 nationally, in three sets. The first set went in favor of Daescu, 7-6. However, Daescu stumbled in the second set and Hunt took advantage winning it 6-3. In the third set Daescu returned the favor and took the set, 6-3.
In Daescu’s second match he handily defeated the nations No. 25 ranked player, Raony Carvalho of Texas Tech. Daescu cruised to a victory after taking both sets 6-1, 6-2.
In the quarterfinals Daescu will face Kentucky’s Eric Quigley, No. 70 nationally. Quigley defeated the nations No. 1 singles player in the country, Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Oklahoma State, to make to the quarters.
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| D'Novo/ITA All American: Main Draw Results
#40 Andrei Daescu (OU) def. #37 Jamie Hunt (UGA), 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-3
Ionut Beleleu (OU) def. #16 Clay Donato (UNC), 6-1, 2-6, 7-6(2)
#40 Andrei Daescu (OU) def. #25 Raony Carvalho (TTU), 6-1, 6-2
#3 Robert Farah (USC) def. Ionut Beleleu (OU), 7-6(3), 6-4