JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.--Several East Tennessee State tennis players have advanced to the qualifying round of the T. Rowe Price ITA Collegiate Clay Court Championships.
Mami Inoue and Paty Vega of the ETSU womens team advanced to the qualfying rounds of the womens tournament with their wins on Saturday, Sept. 16. Juan Yannuzzi also advanced to the qualifying rounds. Gustavo Gomez of the mens team has already qualified for the main draw.
The qualifying rounds will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 19. Yannuzzi will take on Mississippi States Rene Combette while Marcos Pavlovich will play Pepperdines Charles Exon.
In Tuesdays womens action, Vega will take on Louisiana States Lauren Habbiz and Inoue will play Marylands Emily Marke.
The T. Rowe Price ITA Collegiate Clay Court Championships is the first of the four collegiate grand slams and is held in Baltimore Md.
September 16, 2000 Mens First Round
Juan Yannuzzi def. Ciaran Moore (Bethune-Cookman) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
Pablo Martinez (Bethune-Cookman) def. Pablo Sagahun 6-3, 6-3
William Campos (Troy State) def. Roberto Fernandez 6-0, 6-4
September 17, 2000 Mens Second Round
Juan Yannuzzi def. Tim Lloyd (Arizona) 6-2, 6-4
Martin Wetzel (South Florida) def. Juan Yannuzzi 6-4, 6-4
September 16, 2000 Womens First Round
Mami Inoue def. Karri Bielwic (UMBC) 6-1, 6-3
Kealy Carter (American) def. Jessica Irey 6-2, 6-3
Paty Vega def. Dinali DeSilva (George Mason) 6-0, 6-3
Womens Second Round
Mami Inoue def. Lauren Martin (American) 6-4 7-6 (9-7)
Paty Vega def. Judy Wang (Penn State) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4