Klahn, Wire Win Singles Matches, Move On To Tomorrow's Second Round of D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships

Oct. 6, 2008

TULSA, Okla. - Freshman Bradley Klahn and junior No. 66 Richard Wire were both victorious today in their respective singles matches today in the first round of the Qualifying Singles bracket at the D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships at the University of Tulsa. Both move on to tomorrow's second round of singles play, and will also begin competing in the Qualifying Doubles bracket tomorrow as a pair.

Klahn took the court first for the Cardinal, dispatching his opponent Brad Cox of Kentucky in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. Klahn will next face Boris Conkic, the eighth seed out of Tennessee, after he defeated Emanual Brighau of TCU.

Later in the afternoon, Wire, the 19th seed, also took down his challenger, David Simson (Denver) in straight sets, winning 6-2, 6-4. Tomorrow Wire will match-up against the winner of Carl Sundberg (Miami) - Aleksandr Seleznev (Old Dominion).

Wire and Klahn will open doubles play together tomorrow with a match against David Rosenfeld and David Simon of Miami. Doubles action will not begin until at least 12:30 p.m., and the exact times of the matches will not be finalized until the second round of singles play is complete. Should Wire and Klahn succeed, they will also play the second round of doubles tomorrow.

Fourth-ranked sophomore Alex Clayton is not scheduled to begin competing until Thursday in the main draw of the singles bracket.

Please return to this page later tonight, as updated information such as scores, opponents, and times will be posted once it becomes available on the D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships website.

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