Oct. 1, 2013
TULSA, Okla. - The Michigan State men's tennis team continued action Tuesday at the ITA All-American Championships in the second round of doubles qualifying. The event is being held at Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
After receiving a bye in the first round, Gijs Linders and Aaron Pfister defeated Ryan Cheung and Jonathan Hammel of UC Irvine, 8-7 (5). With the victory, Linders and Pfister advance to Wednesday's third round.
Lied also qualified for the main singles draw, which will begin Thursday and run through Sunday. Lied competed at the ITA/USTA National Summer Championships in August and received an automatic bid to the ITA All-American main draw after defeating Chris Diaz from Ohio State in the championship match. The Brookfield, Wis., native is coming off a junior season in which he tallied 16 wins overall, including 12 in Big Ten play. He competed at the No. 2 singles position last year and also was named a second-team All-Big Ten selection.
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