Tulsa, Okla. – Senior Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar and junior Chase Wood of the Florida State men’s tennis team opened up the qualifying rounds of the ITA All-American Championships on Monday morning. Bhullar secured his spot in the second round of qualifying singles with a win.
Bhullar faced St. Mary’s Damon Kesaris in the first round of the qualifying draw. The senior bested Kesaris in the first set 6-4. Battling in a close second set, Bhullar fell short 7-6 but bounced back in the third set to earn a 7-6 victory, earning his spot in the second round of the ITA All-Americans qualifying bracket.
Concluding his run in Tulsa, Okla., Wood fell short in the first round of qualifying singles to Bradley Frye of USC (6-2, 6-2).
Bhullar will look to continue his run in the ITA All-American Championships battling in the second round of qualifying singles on Tuesday.
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Day Two Results
Bradley Frye (USC) def. Chase Wood (FSU) 6-2, 6-2
Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar (FSU) def. Damon Kesaris (St. Mary’s) 6-4, 6-7, 7-6