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By BAILEY TURNER
TULSA, Okla. — Senior Josh Silverstein, Jake Jacoby, and Will Davies represented the University of Iowa men’s tennis team on day three of the ITA All-American Championships at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Tulsa.
Seventh-seeded Silverstein got things going with a win over Adrian Ortiz of Texas 6-2, 3-6, 6-1. That was the seniors third singles win of the fall campaign.
“I played really well today. Texas has great tennis program and I am happy I got the job done,” said Silverstein. “Tomorrow is a new day and I have to keep getting better.”
The Hawkeye duo of Davies and Jacoby lost a tough three-set tiebreaker battle in the first round to Steiner and Olivarez from Western Michigan, 6-1, 4-6, 10-5.
Silverstein looks to continue his stout play against Big Ten foe Noe Khlif from Illinois Tuesday morning in the Round of 64.
You can follow results on the official twitter account of Hawkeye Tennis (@IowaMensTennis) and for other results during the tournament (http://bit.ly/2hC3jjh)
SINGLES ROUND OF 128
Josh Silverstein (UI) def. Adrian Ortiz (UT): 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
DOUBLES ROUND OF 64
Maik Steiner/Eric Olivarez (WMU) def. Will Davies/Jake Jacoby (UI): 6-1, 4-6, 10-5