Scotty Scott Falls In Third Round Of ITA All-American
Oct. 13, 2000
STONE MOUNTAIN, Georgia - Stanford senior Scotty Scott's impressive run in the ITA All-American Singles Championships came to an end on Friday with a straight set third round loss to Nathan Overholser of Florida. In the consolation singles draw, Cardinal sophomore David Martin (Key Biscayne, FL/Boca Raton Prep) won his second match in as many days to advance to the quarterfinals of this second leg of the ITA Grand Slam.
Scott, who won qualifying matches on Tuesday and Wednesday to advance to the main draw, posted a pair of impressive straight set wins on Thursday to advance to the round of 16. The 78th-ranked Overholser, who upset seventh-seeded and ninth-ranked Oskar Johansson of Arkansas in the second round, ended the run with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over the 79th-ranked Scott.
The 74th-ranked Martin, who was a quarterfinalist at the ITA Clay Court Championships (first leg of the ITA Grand Slam) in September, advanced to the consolation quarters with a convincing 6-2, 6-4 victory over 72nd-ranked Graydon Oliver of Illinois. Martin faces a formidable test in the next round when he meets fourth-seeded and sixth-ranked Esteban Carril of TCU on Saturday at 6:00 a.m. Pacific Time, and with a victory, will advance to Saturday's 9:00 a.m. (PT) semifinals.
In consolation doubles action, K.J. Hipensteel and Martin won their first round match 6-3, 6-4 to advance, but then dropped their quarterfinal match to Illinois' Chris McDonald and Matthew Soto 7-6, 6-1. Ali Ansari and Scott moved on to the quarterfinals after a win over Graydon Oliver and Phillip Stolt of Illinois, but were also eliminated with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 loss to the Kansas team of Michael Calkins and Jamal Parker.Saturday's consolation doubles semifinals will be held on Saturday at 12:30 Pacific Time, with the finals to follow on Sunday.
Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American ChampionshipsAt Stone Mountain, Georgia (Lincoln Tennis Center)SinglesThird RoundNathan Overholser (Florida) d. Scotty Scott (Stanford), 6-3, 6-4
Consolation SinglesSecond RoundDavid Martin (Stanford) d. Graydon Oliver (Illinois), 6-2, 6-4
DoublesFirst Round (Corrected Results From Friday)Ramsey Smith/Michael Yani (Duke) d. K.J. Hippensteel/David Martin (Stanford), 6-2, 7-5Adam Carey/Mark Parsons (Tennessee) d. Ali Ansari/Scotty Scott (Stanford), 6-2, 6-2
Consolation DoublesFirst RoundK.J. Hippensteel/David Martin (Stanford) d. Michael Calkins/Jamal Parker (Illinois) 6-3, 6-4Ali Ansari/Scotty Scott (Stanford) d. Graydon Oliver/Phillip Stolt (Illinois), walkover