Clayton Captures Singles Title At ITA/USTA National Summer Championships
Aug. 20, 2009
STANFORD, Calif.- Junior Alex Clayton recently captured the singles titles at the ITA/USTA National Summer Championships in Bloomington, Ind., earning a wild card berth into the D'Novo Men's All-American Championships in early October.
Clayton routed Tennessee's Matt Brewer 6-1, 6-0 in the championship match to complete his title run. After receiving a first-round bye, the top-seeded Clayton won five of his six matches in straight-sets, with the only challenge coming in the form of a 6-3, 6-7 (9), 1-0 (8) victory over TCU's Zach Nichols in the quarterfinals.
Junior Ted Kelly also participated in the tournament, winning a pair of matches before falling 6-1, 6-1 to Colin Hoover of Texas A&M in the round of 16.
Clayton and Kelly also teamed up in doubles, reaching the quarterfinals before losing 8-4 to Notre Dame's team of Stephen Havens and Daniel Stahl.
Alex Clayton/Ted Kelly
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