Fair 70°
Today's Live Events
  • Women's Tennis - 3 PM
    Cary, N.C.
    Virginia Tech
    Georgia Tech

    vs.
November 7, 2012
Hokies set to compete at ITA Nationals
Freshmen Andreas Bjerrehus and Amerigo Contini to represent Tech
ITA Tournament Information

Tournament Page

Doubles Main Draw

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Freshmen Andreas Bjerrehus and Amerigo Contini are set to represent the Virginia Tech men’s tennis team at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, Nov. 8-11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

Bjerrehus and Contini qualified for the event after winning the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional on Oct. 23. The Hokies defeated UVa’s 47th-ranked duo of Justin Shane and Julien Uriguen in the finals with scores of 6-0, 6-7(4), 6-2.

The Hokies duo will face Oklahoma’s Costin Paval and Dane Webb in the second round after both teams received first round byes. Paval and Webb are ranked No. 1 in the ITA preseason doubles standings.

The national tournament features a 32-player singles draw and a 20-team doubles draw. Gaining automatic entry into the tournament are champions from the 12 USTA/TIA Division I Regional Championships, winners of the USTA/ITA National Small College Super Bowl and the consolation champions, doubles finalists, men’s singles quarterfinalists from the ITA Men’s Riviera/ITA All-American Championships.

Competition will begin on Thursday at 9 a.m. with the first round of doubles. The second round (round of 16) will follow.

For updates on Virginia Tech men's tennis, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_MTennis).

© 2014, hokiesports.com