With tennis’ fall season coming to a detailed, the Texas males’s tennis group makes an attempt to cap off an outstanding season with a dominant efficiency within the DropshotLLC Males’s Professional Tennis Open on the Texas Tennis Heart.
The event will characteristic 11 present and previous Longhorns with 5 avid gamers taking a look to earn their means into the bracket with qualifying attracts, whilst the opposite 5 have already made it to the primary draw.
Longhorn sophomores Nevin Arimilli and Chih Chi Huang, inexperienced persons Jacob Bullard and Eshan Talluri and Texas alum Colin Markes would be the 5 taking part within the qualifying draw. Senior Yuya Ito, inexperienced persons Cleeve Harper, Evin McDonald, Siem Woldeab and previous Longhorn Rodrigo Banzer will start play on Tuesday in the primary draw.
Moreover, two Longhorn highschool recruits can be taking part within the event with Elliot Spizzirri competing in the primary draw and Leighton Allen within the qualifying draw.
That is the inaugural yr of the event, and it is going to ultimate for all of the week. The event can be without cost to lend a hand carry extra consideration to the Austin group and guarantees to carry one of the most perfect avid gamers on the planet from the pro to the novice ranks.
Remaining week, the general fall ITA ratings for doubles and singles featured seven Longhorn males. Texas stands as the one group within the nation to have two avid gamers within the most sensible 15 for singles and a couple within the most sensible ten for doubles.
The primary beneficiaries of the general record have been true freshman Siem Woldeab at No. 53, senior Christian Sigsgaard at No. 13, and senior Yuya Ito at No. 2 within the nation. Ito, who can be competing this weekend, had a very good fall successful two nationwide championships in singles. His most up-to-date win got here on the Oracle Fall Nationwide Championships.
For the doubles pairs, Ito and Sigsgaard went from No. 17 to No. 4. Woldeab entered at No. 23 with Sigsgaard and No. 38 with Ito. The freshman duo of Bullard and Talluri spherical out the pairs at No.46.
Ito and the opposite 9 longhorn males’s tennis avid gamers will glance to stay their momentum going and display out at their house event. After this week’s event, the Longhorns will get started their spring season in 2020 with the Miami invitational in January.