TULSA, Okla. – Sophomore Amerigo Contini defeated a pair of ranked players, including No. 6 Marcos Giron to advance in the singles main draw on Thursday at the ITA All-American in Tulsa, Okla.
The 43rd-ranked Contini opened the day with a win over Georgia’s 32nd-ranked
Nathan Pasha in straight sets with scores of 6-2, 6-3. In the second round, Contini picked up a big win over UCLA’s top-player, defeating sixth-ranked Giron with scores of 6-4, 6-2.
Contini will face No. 35 Gonzales Austin of Vanderbilt in the next round.
Contini paired up with Andreas Bjerrehus to advance in doubles. The 17th-ranked Tech duo advanced on a walkover against Texas’ Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olsen.
The Hokie pair is slated to play Duke's No. 25 Raphael Hemmler and Bruno Semenzato on Friday.
Competition will continue on Friday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Main Draw – Singles
#43 Amerigo Contini (VT) def. #32 Nathan Pasha (UGA) 6-2, 6-3
#43 Contini (VT) def. #6 Marcos Giron (UCLA) 6-4, 6-2
Main Draw – Doubles
#17 Contini/Andreas Bjerrehus (VT) def. Lloyd Glasspool/Soren Hess-Olsen (Texas) w/o
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