Three Falcons Head to ITA All-American Championships

    Sophomore Grant Taylor
    Sophomore Grant Taylor

    Sept. 28, 2012

    Three players from the Air Force men's tennis team will compete at the 2012 ITA All-American Tennis Championships at the University of Tulsa. Senior Lance Wilhelm and sophomore Grant Taylor will play singles and doubles, while junior Alex Grubbs will play singles.

    Grubbs and Taylor will compete in the singles pre-qualifying draw beginning on Saturday, Sept. 30. They are two of 256 players competing for 16 spots into the qualifying draw. Wilhelm received entry in the qualifying draw and will begin play on Monday, Oct. 1 with 127 other players competing for 16 spots in the main draw of 64, which begins on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

    Meanwhile, Wilhelm and Taylor received entry into the doubles qualifying draw, which has 64 teams competing for eight spots in the main draw. The Falcon duo will play first on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

    The ITA All-American Tennis Championships has over 400 singles players and 80 doubles teams competing. Please click here for the tournament website.

     

     

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