Oct. 17, 2009
MANSFIELD, Texas - Baylor's lone qualifying draw participant, Jordan Rux (Kerrvile, Texas), was victorious Saturday morning at the USTA Futures Pro Circuit event at the Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield, Texas.
Rux took down Robert Sajovich in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2 to advance to play on Sunday. In second-round action Rux will face Ed Corrie, a junior from Texas, at 10 a.m.
Rux will be looking to become one of eight qualifiers who will get to play in the main draw with three wins in the qualifying tournament.
The tournament's main draw will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and the Bears' other representative at the event, senior All-American Denes Lukacs (Eger, Hungary) will begin play in that 32-man draw. Lukacs is 1-6 this year in Pro Circuit and Challenger events and has career record of 10-20.
Tournament draws and results can be viewed here for this week's matches.
Jordan Rux (BU) def. Robert Sajovich (USA) 6-1, 6-2
Jordan Rux (BU) vs. Ed Corrie (UT) 10 a.m.