Two Aztecs Advance to ITA All-American Qualifying

Sept. 30, 2012

TULSA, Okla. - San Diego State men's tennis players Thorsten Bertsch and Hunter Nicholas continued their success at the ITA All-American on Sunday as they each picked up two wins apiece in pre-qualifying. Both will now advance to the qualifying round on Monday.

Nicholas was first to earn a victory for SDSU as he knocked off Texas A&M's Harrison Adams, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1. Adams, a top recruit in the nation, advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open Junior Championships in New York earlier this fall. The Park City, Utah, native then earned a fourth round victory against Alejandro Augusto of Tennessee Tech University, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, to advance to a qualifying round matchup on Monday.

Bertsch then continued the Aztecs' success as he defeated Andre Vidaller of Arizona by the score of 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. In the fourth wround, the Mannheim, Germany, native faced off with North Carolina's William Parker and won 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to advanced to Monday's qualifying.

For complete coverage of the 2012 ITA Men's All-American Championships, including access to live scoring, visit ITATennis.com.

ITA ALL-AMERICAN SCHEDULE OF PLAY:

QUALIFYING

Monday, Oct. 1 First Round Singles
NOTE: 1st round Q singles losers will play one consolation match on Tuesday morning at on off-site location.
Tuesday, Oct. 2 Second Round Singles, and First & Second Round Doubles
Wednesday, Oct. 3 Final Qualifying Round Singles and Doubles
MAIN DRAW
Thursday, Oct. 4 First & Second Round Singles, First Round Doubles
Friday, Oct. 5 Third Round Singles, Second Round & Quarterfinal Doubles
Saturday, Oct. 6 Quarterfinal & Semifinal Singles, Semifinal Doubles
Sunday, Oct. 7 Championship Matches, Singles and Doubles