FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas sophomore Blake Strode has concluded his trip to the Polo All-American Tennis Championships at the Case Center in Tulsa, Okla. Strode went 2-1 over the three-day event.
Strode, participating in his first fall tournament, fell to Brian Hung, Michigan’s No. 1 singles player, 6-4, 6-4, in 90-degree heat in Tulsa, on the campus of the University of Tulsa, Wednesday morning.
On Tuesday, the St. Louis native topped Federico Murgier of SMU, 6-3, 6-2, in straight sets. Strode advanced to the second round after defeating Billy Mertz of Alabama, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, in the opening of round of the singles qualifying draw on Monday.
Visit www.itatennis.com for complete results of the Polo All-American Championships. Next up for Razorback tennis will be the South Carolina Invitational, Oct. 13-15, in Columbia, S.C.