Oct. 5, 2012

Main Draw Singles Bracket | Consolation Singles Bracket | Tournament Central

COLUMBUS, Ohio Peter Kobelt, a redshirt junior on the Ohio State men’s tennis team, advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2012 ITA All-American Championships Friday after winning his round of 16 match in straight sets at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Okla. Kobelt downed UCLA’s Marcos Giron, 6-3, 6-2, in the round of 16 to remain in contention for the prestigious title. Kobelt will face qualifier Mac Styslinger from Virginia at 10:30 a.m. ET Saturday.

Kobelt, a native of New Albany, Ohio, won consecutive matches Thursday to open his run in the singles bracket. After defeating No. 10 seed Anthony Rossi of Kentucky, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1, Kobelt beat Joe Salisbury of Memphis, 6-4, 6-4.

Unfortunately Kobelt’s bid to win a doubles title at the All-American championships was halted when he and teammate Connor Smith were upended by Michigan’s Shaun Bernstein and Evan King, 8-4.

In the consolation singles bracket, Smith had a successful day as he held off Enej Bonin of Denver 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Smith will face Francisco Dias of George Washington University at noon ET Saturday.

2012 ITA All-American Championships
Oct. 5
Case Tennis Center
Tulsa, Okla.

Main Draw Singles
Peter Kobelt def. No. 10 Anthony Rossi, Kentucky 3-6, 7-5, 6-1
Peter Kobelt def. Joe Salisbury, Memphis 6-4, 6-4
Peter Kobelt def. Marcos Giron, UCLA 6-3, 6-2

Main Draw Doubles
Peter Kobelt/Connor Smith def. Grant Ive/Tristan Jackson, Tulsa, 8-1
Shaun Bernstein/Evan King, Michigan def. Peter Kobelt/Connor Smith 8-4

Consolation Singles
Connor Smith def. Farris Gosea, Illinois 6-0, 6-7(4), 6-1
Connor Smith def. Enej Bonin, Denver 6-4, 3-6, 6-3