Super Regionals Set For Nordstrom Friday-Monday
SEATTLE -- Husky Men's Tennis takes to the Nordstrom Tennis Center courts for the first time this fall starting tomorrow, Oct. 22, as the ITA Northwest Super Regionals bring in the region's top players. The tournament starts at 9 a.m. on Friday and runs through til Monday, Oct. 25.
The Super Regionals is comprised of players that automatically qualified based on their region rankings, as well as players that reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Fall Northwest Regionals last week at Oregon. The singles and doubles finalists will qualify for the ITA National Fall Championships taking place Nov. 4-7. As a semifinalist at the ITA All-American Championships, Husky junior Clement Chidekh is already qualified for the National Fall Championships, but will be competing this weekend at Super Regionals regardless.
The tournament has a 32-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw. A singles consolation draw will also be held for players that lose in the main draw first round.
The daily schedule of play is as follows
Friday, Oct. 22
Main Draw Singles - Round of 32 and Round of 16 followed by...
Main Draw Doubles - Round of 16
Saturday, Oct. 23
Consolation Singles - Round of 16 followed by...
Main Draw Singles - Quarterfinals followed by...
Consolation Singles - Quarterfinals followed by
Main Draw Doubles - Quarterfinals
Sunday, Oct. 24
Consolation Singles - Semifinals followed by...
Main Draw Singles - Semifinals followed by...
Consolation Singles - Final followed by
Main Draw Doubles - Semifinals
Monday, Oct. 25
Main Draw Singles - Final
Main Draw Doubles - Final
Washington will be well represented with seven players in the singles draw, and three doubles teams competing. In singles play, Chidekh is the No. 2 overall seed, and junior Ewen Lumsden is seeded No. 7. Also in the mix will be senior Jack Davis, senior Adam Torocsik, junior Jack Pulliam, sophomore Han-Chih Lin, and freshman Nedim Suko. Doubles will feature Chidekh and Suko, the No. 3 seeds, Davis teaming with Brandon Wong, and Lin pairing with Lumsden.
Last week at Oregon, Suko advanced to the semis of the Regional in his first collegiate action, while Lin made the quarterfinals and Pulliam made the round of 16 as did freshman Rikuto Yamaguchi.