Huskies Move On In Washington State Open
Play continues on at the Seattle Tennis Club this week in the 120th running of the Washington State Open, and a number of Huskies have moved through the early rounds into the Round of 16.
Top seed and defending champ Denise Dy opened with a 6-0, 6-1 win in women's singles. Joining her in the Round of 16 is junior Aleksandra Krsljanin, and former All-American Dea Sumantri.
Senior-to-be Tobi Obenaus has two straight-set wins under his belt and will now play top-seeded Roman Borvanov in the men's singles draw. In his second match he beat Aaron Wong, a UW teammate in 2008-09, by a 6-2, 6-2 score.
Brad Bator also moved into the Round of 16 with two easy victories, having lost just three total games over two matches. Incoming freshman Max Manthou has also advanced, winning his last match without surrendering a single game. 2009 grad David Chu is 2-0 as well and will play sixth-seeded George Jecminek on Thursday.
Highlighting doubles is three-time All-American Alex Vlaski, who teamed with Justin Bower for a 6-0, 6-1 win in their first match.
Action continues on at the STC through Sunday. Click here for updated draws and results.
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