O'Hare and Salisbury Advance to Main Draw at ITA All-American Doubles Championship
Oct. 6, 2011
David O'Hare and Joe Salisbury has qualified for the main draw at the ITA Men's All-American Championships. The duo went undefeated in three qualifying matches on Tuesday and Wednesday and will play Nebraska today in the first round of the main draw.
After receiving a bye in the first qualifying round, O'Hare and Salisbury, who are 20-1 in doubles matches dating to last March, defeated Gregurovic/Nicol of Wichita State 8-5 to move on to the next day. Yesterday, the duo knocked off No. 50 Hume/Meredith of Boise State 8-6 before defeating Hemmeler/Saba of Duke to ensure a spot in the main draw.
O'Hare also made it to the final stage of the singles pre-qualifying stage before falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Alex Hilliard of Texas.
Keep up with the action at the ITA Men's All-American Championships at Tulsa's tournament central page: http://www.tulsahurricane.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/093011aac.html.
Grimal Advances to Singles Qualifying Round
Grimal posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Brandon Fickey of Tennessee in the second round and downed Ivan Sanchez Gomez of NC State 2-6, 6-1, 705 in the third round. He then wrapped up the pre-qualifying stage with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over Cale Hammond from Duke.
Grimal fell in the first round of qualifying to Billy Federhofer of Florida 4-6, 6-3,6-3 and then dropped a match to Dan Cochraneof Auburn 62, 6-4 in the consolation round.