Ismail Upsets Top Seed at Southern California Intercollegiates

Nov. 5, 2009

Los Angeles - UCLA's Ahmed Ismail upset top-seeded Dean Jackson of San Diego on Thursday, as he led a group of three Bruin players into the quarterfinals of the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

Ismail, who qualified for the main draw with two wins on Wednesday, began the day with a 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 win over Pepperdine's Sebastian Fanselow in the first round. He then knocked off Jackson, the nation's 17th-ranked player, 6-1, 7-5. Awaiting Ismail in the quarterfinals is USC's JT Sundling, who upset fifth-seeded Matt Brooklyn, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the second round.

Qualifier Alex Brigham and third-seeded Holden Seguso also advanced to the quarterfinals on Thursday. Seguso didn't drop a game in a 6-0, 6-0 second-round win over Loyola Marymount's Borja Malet. Brigham upset fourth-seeded teammate Nick Meister, 7-6, 6-3.

Singles play continues on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Main draw doubles is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

Complete draws and match times for the Southern California Intercollegiates can be found by clicking HERE.


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Saturday, Feb 27
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
W, 4 - 3
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
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vs. Pacific Coast ...
La Jolla, CA
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Thursday, Mar 10
vs. BYU
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Tuesday, Mar 22
at UNLV
Las Vegas, NV
W, 6 - 1
Friday, Mar 25
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 4 - 1
Sunday, Mar 27
at Washington
Seattle, WA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 4 - 0
Sunday, Apr 10
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 0
Thursday, Apr 14
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 22
vs. Stanford
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. California
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Friday, May 13
vs. Weber State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, May 14
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, May 20
vs. Stanford
Tulsa, OK
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
L, 3 - 4
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