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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Sunday, Jan 10 - 9:00 AM PST
vs. Bruin Racqueteer Day
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 15 - All Day PST
vs. NCTC Tournament
Friday, Jan 15 - All Day PST
vs. Sherwood Collegiate ...
Thousand Oaks, CA
Wednesday, Jan 20 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. San Francisco
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 23 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. SMU
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Jan 24 - TBA PST
vs. Georgia Tech or New ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 30 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Georgia
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Jan 31 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Florida
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 05 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, Feb 09 - 2:00 PM PST
at Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Friday, Feb 12 - All Day PST
vs. USTA/ITA National ...
Charlottesville, VA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:00 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA