January 7, 1999


%^$ COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State’s No. 1 singles player, Chris Porter (So.,%^$Canton, Ohio), lost in the third round of the 24th annual Milwaukee%^$Tennis Classic to Brandon Hawk of the University of Texas, 4-6, 6-2,%^$6-1. Hawk was the tournament’s number three seed. %^$

%^$ The Milwaukee Tennis Classic is one of the nation’s top individual%^$tournaments, with powerhouses such as Duke, Texas A&M and Illinois all%^$having players entered in the event.%^$

%^$ The Buckeyes get 1999 rolling with the big Ten Indoor Championship in%^$Madison, Wis. on January 16-18. OSU’s first dual match is scheduled for%^$January 23 against the University of Toledo.%^$