October 21, 2010

Three Golden Eagles playing in ITA Regionals

LEXINGTON, Ky. --- Golden Eagles Alex Chen, Josh Girling and Justin Kirstein will represent Tennessee Tech in Lexington, Ky., this weekend at the 2010 USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Indoor Championships at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex and the Lexington Tennis Club.

The tournament will feature a 44-player singles qualifying round, advancing 11 players to the 64 player singles main draw. The tournament, which will be played entirely indoors, will also feature a doubles qualifying round that will result in six doubles duos advancing to the doubles main draw.

Singles qualifying and doubles qualifying will start the event on Thursday at both the Boone Tennis Complex and the Lexington Tennis Club, followed by the first round of singles and two rounds of doubles play Friday.

On Saturday, action will move solely to the Lexington Tennis Club with the doubles quarterfinals, singles round of 32, round of 16 and the singles consolation rounds. The event will move back to UK's campus Sunday with the doubles semifinals, singles quarterfinals, semifinals and the conclusion of the singles consolation. Both the singles and doubles finals will be played at UK on Monday. All time are ET and subject to change. 

Tech is joined at the event by players from Kentucky, Dayton, Eastern Kentucky, Lipscomb, Louisville, Purdue, UT-Chattanooga, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, IUPUI, East Tennessee State, Butler, Memphis, Ball State, Wright State and Xavier.

Kentucky is maintaining a website (click here) that will include draws, results, directions, etc..