Siljestrom Advances at Region IIIOctober 15, 2004 · MT Media Relations
Pollack defeated Murray State's Jeff Lester, 6-3, 6-0, while Born won 7-6, 6-3, over LSU's Paul White. Schledorn took care of Tennessee's Kiril Tcherveniachki, 7-6, 6-3.
In the afternoon, Andreas Siljestrom, who received a first-round bye because of his No. 9 seeding in the tourney and the 63rd-ranked player in the nation, defeated Kentucky's Nolan Polley, 6-3, 6-4. Siljestrom will play Tulane's Jacobo Hernandez Saturday in the Round of 32.
Pollack dropped a 6-7, 6-4, 2-6, decision to eighth-seeded and 45th-ranked David Canudas of Southern Miss in his second match of the day. Born was playing Troy's 91st-ranked Irving Morales late in the day, while Schledorn was battling Mississippi State's 110th-ranked Jose Carlos Pinto.
In doubles play, Allan and Schledorn, ranked 19th nationally and seeded third in the draw, receive a first-round bye in Round of 64 play and will face the winner of Gustavo Anzola-Dirk Prinsloo (UT Martin) and Jonah Kane-West-David Goulet (Tulane) at 4:30 p.m. CT on Saturday.
Born and Siljestrom, seeded ninth in the field, also receive a first-round bye and play the winner of Canudas-Tommy Ostenson (Southern Miss) and Andre Maier-Sebastian Falk (Arkansas-Little Rock) at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The tournament runs through Monday. Full results may be accessed at http://tournaments.usta.com/tournaments/Draws/EventDraw.aspx?T=33800. Main Draw Singles
Round of 128
Marco Born (MT) def. Paul White (LSU), 7-6, 6-3
James Spence (Memphis) def. Anant Sitaram (MT), 6-7, 7-6, 7-6
Greg Pollack (MT) def. Jeff Lester (Murray State), 6-3, 6-0
Shunsuke Shimuzu (Tennessee Tech) def. Brandon Allan (MT), 5-7, 6-4, 6-4
Kai Schledorn (MT) def. Kiril Tcherveniachki (Tennessee), 7-6, 6-3
Round of 64
Marco Born (MT) vs. (91) Irving Morales (Troy)
(45) David Canudas (Southern Miss) def. Greg Pollack (MT), 7-6, 4-6, 6-2
(63) Andreas Siljestrom (MT) def. Nolan Polley (Kentucky), 6-3, 6-4
Kai Schledorn (MT) vs. (110) Jose Carlos Pinto (Mississippi State)
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