October 27, 2011
Tech alumni picks-up big wins at ITF tournament
The Notebook

Virginia Tech alumni, Pedro Graber-Anguita has secured a pair of big wins this week at the ITF USA F28 Futures event in Birmingham, Ala.

The former Hokie moved through the qualifying draw easily, picking up four wins in straight sets. Graber-Anguita moved into the main draw and defeated Tennys Sandgren in the opening round. Sandgren currently holds an ATP ranking of 543 in singles. He is a former collegiate standout, having played at Tennessee. While with the Vols he was ranked as high as No. 32 by the ITA.

In the second round, Graber-Anguita secured a win over Nathaniel Schnugg who holds a current ATP ranking of 1248. Schnugg previously played at the University of Georgia where he ranked as high as No. 10 in the nation in the ITA standings.

With Thursday’s win, Graber-Anguita moves into the round of eight in Birmingham. 

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