Junior Bruno Alcala kept those hopes alive with a victory over one of the nation’s top juniors,
Claudio Christen fell out of the tournament after suffering a close loss to sixth-seeded Nima Roshan. Roshan, a former standout at
“Claudio took a tough loss, but his spirits are still high,” said UA assistant coach Tom Lloyd. “The most important thing during the fall is to just keep playing.”
Tomorrow Alcala will challenge Baylor’s number one player from last season, senior Matija Zgaga. If Alcala wins, he would need one more win to reach the tournament’s main draw.
The Costa Mesa Futures is a USTA Pro Circuit event.