UT juniors stand one win away from singles qualifying round
Texas juniors Josh Zavala and Jon Wiegand picked up two singles wins to pull within one win of the singles qualifying round Saturday at the ITA All-American Championship.
Zavala (Amarillo, Texas) opened the day with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Sacramento State’s Jason Smith before outlasting Tennessee Tech’s Dean O’Brien in the pre-qualifying round of 64, 7-6, 7-6.
Wiegand (San Antonio, Texas) opened the day with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Old Dominion’s Yakov Diskin before finishing off Oklahoma State’s Anton Bobytsky, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
Zavala and Wiegand will advance to Monday’s qualifying singles round if they win their final pre-qualifying round matches on Sunday.
ITA All-American Championships
Pre-Qualifying Singles Round of 128
Dan Cash (Florida) def. Rook Schellenberg (UT) – 6-4, 6-4
Josh Zavala (UT) def. Jason Smith (Sacramento State) – 6-3, 6-2
Jon Wiegand (UT) def. Yakov Diskin (Old Dominion) – 7-5, 6-1
Pre-Qualifying Singles Round of 64
Josh Zavala (UT) def. Dean O’Brien (Tennessee Tech) – 7-6, 7-6
Jon Wiegand (UT) def. Anton Bobytsky (Oklahoma State) – 6-2, 3-6, 6-3