October 3, 2011 - by
Noles Fall At ITA All-Americans

Oct. 3, 2011

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In the first day of qualifying, the Seminoles fell at the ITA All-American Championships in singles. The tournament is being hosted at the University of Tulsa where more than 300 players are competing.

Starting early this morning was Jordan Kelly-Houston (Christchurch, New Zealand). The junior faced Alabama’s Jarryd Botha but lost in a close two-set match 6-4, 7-5. Tonight freshman Cristian Gonzalez Mendez (Santiago de Compostela, Spain) took on Yannick Hanfmann of USC, the No. 2 freshman in the nation. Gonzalez Mendez fell 6-1, 6-3.

Kelly-Houston and Gonzalez Mendez will compete in the second round of the doubles qualifying draw tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. after receiving a bye in the first round.

First Round of Qualifying Singles

Jarryd Botha (ALA) def. Jordan Kelly-Houston (FSU) 6-4, 7-5
Yannick Hanfmann (USC) def. Cristian Gonzalez Mendez (FSU) 6-1, 6-3

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