AUSTIN, Texas - Junior Alex Aybar and Sophomore Caleb Marquardt advance to the third round of pre-qualifying at the Reebok/ITA Men's All-American Singles Championships, Saturday.
Aybar, beat Troy States' Willy Campos in the first round, 4-6, 7-6(0), 6-2. In the second round he defeated S.E. Louisiana's Damiisa Robinson, 6-0, 6-2.
Caleb Marquardt earned a win against Sean O'Connor of Baylor, 7-6(0), 6-3. Going into the second round he beat out Henry Choi of Indiana State, 7-5, 6-1.
Freshman Tom Lloyd was upset, 5-6, 6-7(0), in a close match against Daniel Iniesta of UALR.
Senior Michal Stopa dropped the match to Jarin Skube of Texas A&M, 6-4, 4-6 2-6.
Sophomore Bruno Arapovic fell in the first round to Michigan's Brad McFarlane, 3-6, 6-4, 5-7,despite winning one of the three matches.
Senior Alex Brown was defeated by Kai Rieke of Nebraska, 1-6, 1-6
In doubles play, due to a bye, Arapovic and Marquardt along with Aybar and Stopa will advance to second round play.
Lloyd and Brown fell to partners Luciano Diez and Daniel Iniesta of UALR in a close match,8-9.
The Wildcats will continue play tomorrow at 9a.m.
1. Caleb Marquardt (UA) def. Henry Choi (Indiana State)
2. Alex Aybar (UA) def. Damiisa Robinson (S.E. Louisiana)
1. Luciano Diez and Daniel Iniesta (UALR) def.
Alex Brown and Tom Lloyd (UA) 8-9
1. Caleb Marquardt (UA) def. Sean O'Connor (Baylor)
2. Daniel Iniesta (UALR) def Tom Lloyd (UA)
3. Jarin Skube (Texas A&M) def. Michal Stopa (UA)
6-4, 4-6, 2-6
4. Brad McFarlane (Michigan) def. Bruno Arapovic (UA)
5. Alex Aybar (UA) def. Willy Campos (Troy State)
6-7, 6-7(0), 2-6
6. Kai Rieke (Nebraska) def. Alex Brown (UA)
Round 2 1. Caleb Marquardt (UA) def. Henry Choi (Indiana State) 7-5, 6-1 2. Alex Aybar (UA) def. Damiisa Robinson (S.E. Louisiana) 6-0, 6-2 Doubles 1. Luciano Diez and Daniel Iniesta (UALR) def. Alex Brown and Tom Lloyd (UA) 8-9