3 Hawkeyes Win Matches at ITA All-American Championships

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TULSA, Oklahoma— Two University of Iowa men’s tennis players advanced to the Round of 64 after two rounds of pre-qualifying singles matches Saturday at the ITA All-American Championships held at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
After advancing to the second round by default, sophomore Joe Tyler notched a straight-set victory over Hofstra’s Jan Leithner (6-2, 6-1). Tyler will face Rlan Pandole of Columbia in the Round of 64 tomorrow. 
With two third-set victories, Jonas Larsen also advanced to the Round of 64. After a first-set loss, the Hawkeye senior bounced Kennosuke Nouchi of Western Michigan (3-6, 6-3, 6-4). In his Round of 128 match, he topped Southern Utah’s Agustin Tamagnone (6-3, 2-6, 6-1).
Sophomore Will Davies beat Johnathan Small from Notre Dame in a third-set tiebreaker to advance to the Round of 128 before falling in three sets to New Mexico’s Dominic West (3-6, 6-4, 7-5).
Andrew Li from Georgia Tech defeated sophomore Piotr Smietana in the first round (6-1, 6-3). 
Action continues tomorrow with pre-qualifier Round of 64, Round of 32, and consolation matches.
Joe Tyler (UI) wins by default 
Jonas Larsen (UI) def. Kennosuke Nouchi (WMU): 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Will Davies (UI) def. Johnathan Small (Notre Dame): 6-1, 3-6, 7-5
Andrew Li (Georgia Tech) def. Piotr Smietana (UI): 6-1, 6-3
Joe Tyler (UI) def. Jan Leithner (Hofstra): 6-2, 6-1
Jonas Larsen (UI) def. Agustin Tamagnone (Southern Utah): 6-3, 2-6, 6-1
Dominic West (New Mexico) def. Will Davies (UI): 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

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