Bruin senior Clay Thompson earned her spot in the main singles draw following a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Florida's Florent Diep. Next up is a meeting with Axel Alvarez of Oklahoma on Thursday. Also competing in the main draw on Thursday are Bruin players Dennis Mkrtchian, Mackenzie McDonald and Marcos Giron. Giron is the No. 5 overall seed and will face Lloyd Glasspool of Texas in Thursday's main draw. Mkrtchian received a tough opening match, as he drew top-seeded Mikelis Libietis of Tennessee in the opening round, while McDonald drew 12th-seeded Mitchell Frank of Virginia.
In doubles, Giron and McDonald played their way into the main draw following an 8-2 victory over Clemson's Hunter Harrington and Dominique Maden. They will meet eighth-seeded Harrison Adams and Shane Vinsant of Texas A&M in the main draw.
UCLA's complete results thus far from the tournament can be found below. For more information on the ITA Men's All-American Championships, click HERE.
ITA All-American Championships
Sep 28-Oct 6, 2013 at Tulsa, OK (Michael D. Case Tennis Center)
|128||Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) def. Karue Sell (UCLA) 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-3|
|128||Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Nadin Indre (Western Michigan) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1|
|64||Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Joe Salisbury (Memphis) 6-4, 6-4|
|32||Clay Thompson (UCLA) def. Florent Diep (Florida) 6-4, 6-4|
|64||Mikelis Libietis (Tennessee) vs. Dennis Mkrtchian (UCLA) -- no result|
|64||Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) vs. Mitchell Frank (Virginia) -- no result|
|64||Marcos Giron (UCLA) vs. Lloyd Glasspool (Texas) -- no result|
|64||Clay Thompson (UCLA) vs. Axel Alvarez (Oklahoma) -- no result|
|128||Marcos Giron/Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Carlos Bautista/Daniel Santos (Tulsa) 8-6|
|64||I. Gonzalez-Muniz/Oliver Pramming (South Florida) def. Dennis Mkrtchian/Clay Thompson (UCLA) 8-7 (7-5)|
|32||Marcos Giron/Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Maxx Lipman/Stephane Piro (Florida) 8-3|
|16||Marcos Giron/Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) def. Hunter Harrington/Dominique Maden (Clemson) 8-2|
|32||Marcos Giron/Mackenzie McDonald (UCLA) vs. Harrison Adams/Shane Vinsant (Texas A&M) -- no result|