SDSU Men's Tennis Completes Day Two At ITA Qualifying Tourney
Oct. 4, 2005
SAN DIEGO - San Diego State junior Markus Dickhardt (Marburg, Germany) fell in three sets in second-round singles action on Tuesday at the 2005 Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Qualifying Tournament in Tulsa, Okla. Dickhardt, ranked 75th nationally, was defeated by Kai Schledorn of Middle Tennessee, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1, at the University of Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Meanwhile, in first-round doubles action on Tuesday, Dickhardt and teammate Christian Groh (Crailsheim, Germany) defeated Jiri Spousta and John Kellert of Missouri State, 8-2. The Aztec duo received a bye in the second round and will compete in the third round against Duke's Joey Atas and Jonathan Stokke on Wednesday with the winners moving on to the main draw which runs from Thursday through Sunday.
The Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Tennis Championships are the first of three collegiate tournaments which comprise the men's grand slam tournament along with the ITA Indoor Championships in November and the NCAA Championships next May.
2005 Polo Ralph Lauren ITA All-American Championships Qualifying Tournament (Tulsa, Okla.)
Men's Doubles--First Round