TULSA, Okla. ?C The University of Arizona menˇ?s tennis team began pre-qualifying play today at the Polo Ralph Lauren All American Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
It was a very successful day for the Wildcats with Peter Zimmer winning his opening round match against Simon Childs of Louisville; 7-5, 6-3.
In second round action, Bruno Alcala battled Stefan Borg of Drury and won; 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Freshman newcomer Jay Goldman was then able to defeat Central Floridaˇ?s Claudio Romano in straight sets; 6-3, 6-3.
In the menˇ?s final match of the day, Peter Zimmer faced Sebastian Carlsson of LSU and won; 7-5, 4-6, 7-5.
Tomorrow, Alcala will play Christian Bierich of Iowa, while Goldman takes on Chris Chirico of Texas A&M.? Zimmer will look for his third win in a row against Hubert Chodkiewicz from Texas.
Pre-qualifying continues until tomorrow with qualifying rounds set for Oct. 1-3 and main draws Oct. 4-7.