Allan Wins Twice to Advance at Region IIIOctober 16, 2003 · MT Media Relations
Allan defeated Kentucky's Matt Allinder Thursday morning, 6-7, 6-2, 6-1, before taking care of Murray State's Masimba Muskwe, 6-2, 6-4. The Knoxville, Tenn., native advances into the main draw that begins play Friday morning.
Senior Trevor Short plays Central Florida's Ener Gursoy at 9:45 a.m., while junior Rishan Kuruppu also meets a qualifier at 8:15 a.m. Senior Kirk Jackson receives a bye as the No. 25 seed in the field and will meet the winner of David Goulet (Tulane) and Trey Johnson (Florida) at 2:45 p.m. Friday.
Eighteen ranked players dot the main draw, including Georgia's second-ranked Bo Hodge and Kentucky's ninth-rated Jesse Witten.
Doubles draws will be annoounced late Thursday. Tournament results may be accessed at tennisinformation.com.
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