Sept. 30, 2007
TULSA, Okla. - No. 9 Rob McKenzie defeated No. 17 Moritz Starke of Pacific, 6-3, (4-6), 6-4, in the fourth round of pre-qualifying at the 2007 Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
With the victory Sunday at the Case Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Tulsa, McKenzie will now move to the qualifying singles draw with teammates Federico Chavarria and Andrei Daescu.
Monday, Chavarria will play No. 9 Benjamin Carlotti of North Carolina at 1 p.m., Daescu will play Sinisa Markovic of Texas Tech at 10:30 a.m. and McKenzie will play Matthias Wellermann of Mississippi at 9 a.m.
In doubles play, Daescu and Chavarria will team up in the main draw and will compete Oct. 4 through Oct. 7.
Three matches must be won in each round (singles and doubles) to advance to the following round.