MALIBU, Calif. - Baylor men's tennis junior Johannes Schretter went 2-0 to open the Oracle ITA Masters tournament at the Malibu Racquet Club Thursday afternoon.
40th-ranked Schretter was victorious over Army's Michael Nguyen, winning 6-2, 6-0 in the opening round. Schretter was 7-for-7 in game points won to earn the straight-set win.
Also, Schretter partnered with Duke's Samantha Harris in the tournament's mixed doubles competition where they bested LIU Brooklyn's Anna Grigoryan and Bryant's Matt Kuhar, 6-3 in the opening round. The duo then edged Minnesota's Matic Spec and Ohio State's Anna Sanford in the nightcap, 7-6(2).
Schretter advances to face Arizona State's Benjamin Hannestad in the men's singles second round. In mixed doubles, Schretter and Harris advance to play Pepperdine's Dennis Uspensky and Mayar Ahmed in the quarterfinals.
Day two of begins tomorrow at noon CT with mixed doubles, followed by singles play at 3:15 p.m. CT.