Walker Advances to Quarterfinals at ITA Southeast Regionals.
Oct. 18, 2003
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - Memphis senior Lee Taylor Walker advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA Southeast Regional with a pair of wins, Saturday, at The Racquet Club of Memphis.
Walker opened Saturday's schedule with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Miami's John Hoyes, then downed Georgias Strahinja Bobusic, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, to earn a quarterfinal spot. With the win, the No. 17th seeded Walker will face No. 2 seed Jesse Witten from Kentucky at 9:45, Sunday at the Racquet Club. Witten is the No. 9 ranked singles player in the country.
Also advancing to the quarterfinals was No. 1 seed Bo Hodge from Georgia, No. 17 seed Ken Skupski from LSU, No. 4 seed Romain Ambert from Mississippi State, No. 5 seed Simon Rea from Tennessee, No. 9 seed Dmitriy Koch from Tulane and No. 25 seed Zach Dailey from Vanderbilt.
All singles quarterfinal matches will be played at 9:30 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis. The finals will be played Monday at 10 a.m., with both singles finalists and the winner of the doubles tournament earning a bid to the National Indoor Championships.