Ghilea was one of three Sooners competed in the men’s singles qualifying draw at the Futures tournament in Mansfield, Texas.
Alex Ghilea faced Alexandru Gasca-Silav in the first qualifying round, ousting his fellow Romanian in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. Ghileathen then eliminated Evan Nix in the second round 6-2, 6-1. Ghilea takes on Matt Zsiga in the third round Monday.
Dane Webb and Nick Papac competed against each other in the qualifying draw. Papac took the first set 6-4, but Webb came back to win the next two sets 7-5, 6-1 en route to the next round.
Webb played Max Andrews of Great Britain in the second round. After competing in a lengthy tiebreaker in the second set, the OU junior fell to Andrews 6-4, 7-6 (7).
The final qualifying rounds finish Monday and the winners advance to Tuesday’s main draw.
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