LHI Top Right

Colautti Ends Run in U.S. Open Juniors Draw

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 09/03/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image
Thomas Colautti gained a berth in the U.S. Open main juniors draw by winning two qualifying matches.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Princeton incoming freshman Thomas Colautti pushed his first set to a tiebreaker Tuesday in the first round of the 64-player U.S. Open juniors singles draw, but his opponent, Peruvian Jorge Panta, ultimately prevailed in straight sets.

To qualify for the main draw, Colautti knocked off two seeded opponents in three-set matches last Friday and Saturday, rallying after dropping the first set both times. Friday, Colautti defeated 16-year-old American Henrik Wiersholm, the No. 15 seed in the qualifying draw, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5. Saturday, he beat eighth-seeded Brazilian Joao Menezes 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-3.

In the main draw, Panta, the No. 15 seed in the bracket, won 7-6(6), 6-0. Colautti was one of four British players in the draw, which had competitors from 21 countries.

Colautti and the Tigers will make their fall debut next weekend, Sept. 13-15, at the annual Princeton/Farnsworth Invitational at the Lenz Tennis Center.

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
October
30
Thursday
M. Tennis
vs. USTA Clay Courts
- All Day
October
31
Friday
M. Tennis
vs. USTA Clay Courts
- All Day
M. Tennis
at FGCU Fall Invitational
- All Day
November
01
Saturday
M. Tennis
vs. USTA Clay Courts
- All Day
M. Tennis
vs. FGCU Fall Invitational
- All Day
November
02
Sunday
M. Tennis
vs. USTA Clay Courts
- All Day
M. Tennis
vs. FGCU Fall Invitational
- All Day
November
06
Thursday
M. Tennis
vs. USTA/ITA National Indoors
- All Day
November
07
Friday
M. Tennis
vs. Lakewood Ranch Invitational
- All Day
M. Tennis
vs. USTA/ITA National Indoors
- All Day
November
08
Saturday
M. Tennis
vs. Lakewood Ranch Invitational
- All Day
M. Tennis
vs. USTA/ITA National Indoors
- All Day
November
09
Sunday
M. Tennis
vs. Lakewood Ranch Invitational
- All Day
M. Tennis
vs. USTA/ITA National Indoors
- All Day
January
25
Sunday
M. Tennis
at Penn (scrimmage)
- 2:00 PM
stop