Men's Tennis Ends Competition At Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championships

October 05, 2006
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Oct. 5, 2006

TULSA, Okla. -- The Monarchs have completed action at the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championships. No. 18 sophomore Harel Srugo's run in the main draw of the singles bracket took him to the round of 32 while in doubles action, he joined senior Henrique Cancado (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) in doubles bracket of the main draw as the 52nd-ranked duo fell in the opening round.

Srugo, the CAA Co-Player of the Year, earned a win against No. 42 Ivan Bjelica of Mississippi in the round of 32, 6-4, 6-3. Srugo then fell No. 33 Luke Shields of Boise State in the following round, 6-1, 6-3.

In doubles, Srugo and Cancado dropped a hard fought 9-8 (10) decision to Nick Cavaday and William Noblitt of N.C. State.

The Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Tennis Championships offer the first national singles and doubles titles of the 2006-07 collegiate tennis season, and are followed by the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships in November and the third event is the season-ending NCAA Championships in May.

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Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championships - Main Draw

Round of 64:
No. 18 Harel Srugo (ODU) def. No. 42 Ivan Bjelica (Miss. St.): 6-4, 6-3

Round of 32:
No. 33 Luke Shields (Boise St.) def. No. 18 Harel Srugo (ODU): 6-1, 6-3

Doubles Round of 32:
Nick Cavady/William Noblitt (NCSU) def. No. 52 Harel Srugo/Henrique Cancado (ODU): 9-8(10)