Oct. 7, 2008
TULSA, Okla. -- The Texas doubles duo of juniors Dimitar Kutrovsky and Josh Zavala and the tandem of senior Miguel Reyes Varela and junior Olivier Sajous posted four victories during qualifying-round action Tuesday at the ITA All-American Championship, one of three national-championship events on the college tennis schedule.
Kutrovsky (Sofia, Bulgaria) and Zavala (Amarillo, Texas) opened the day with an 8-3 win over Duke's Reid Carleton and Kiril Dimitrov before teaming up for an 8-4 win over Baylor's Attila Bucko and Jordan Rux.
Sajous (Plantation, Fla.) and Reyes Varela (Cocoyoc, Mexico) tallied an 8-4 win over George Washington's Ugur Atalay and Ryan Schlacter before posting an 8-6 win over Florida's Joey Burkhardt and Carlos Cueto.
The Texas doubles duos will advance to the main doubles draw at the ITA All-American Championship with one last qualifying victory on Wednesday.
ITA All-American Championships
Qualifying Doubles Round of 64
Kutrovsky/Zavala (UT) Carleton/Dimitrov (Duke) - 8-3
Sajous/Reyes Varela (UT) def. Atalay/Schlacter (George Washington) - 8-4
Qualifying Doubles Round of 32
Sajous/Reyes Varela (UT) def. Burkhardt/Cueto (Florida) - 8-6
Kutrovsky/Zavala (UT) def. Bucko/Rux (Baylor) - 8-4
Qualifying Singles Round of 64
Balazs Novak (Ohio State) def. Olivier Sajous (UT) - 6-1, 6-2