Men's Tennis
    Ray Sarmiento's ITA National Indoor Run Reaches Semifinals
    Ray Sarmento reached the semis out at the ITA National Indoors this weekend in New York.
    Ray Sarmento reached the semis out at the ITA National Indoors this weekend in New York.

    Nov. 9, 2013

    FLUSHING, N.Y. -- The lone Trojan standing in the men's draw at the ITA National Indoor Championships, senior Ray Sarmiento rolled his way to the semifinal round of singles play at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

    Sarmiento wrapped up his second day of action in New York with a 7-5, 6-2 upset of No. 4 seeded Austin Smith of Georgia in last night's quarterfinals. That had followed a morning upset of top-ranked Mikelis Libietis of Tennessee. Today, Sarmiento had another tangle with a tough opponent in Illinois' No. 8 seeded Jared Hiltzik in the semifinals. Sarmiento forced the issue, putting up a fight for that spot in tomorrow's title match, but Hiltzik netted the win with a 6-2, 7-6 (5) final over Sarmiento.

    Complete USC men's results at the ITA National Indoor Championships are below.

    Follow all the draws HERE

    2013 ITA NATIONAL INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Flushing, N.Y.)

    SINGLES
    Round of 32 - Nov. 7
    #8 Ray Sarmiento (USC) def. #3 Peter Kobelt (OHST) - 6-2, 6-3
    [2] #36 Guillermo Alcorta (OKLA) def. #18 Yannick Hanfmann (USC) - 6-1, 6-4

    Round of 16 - Nov. 8
    #8 Ray Sarmiento (USC) def. #1 Mikelis Libietis (TENN) - 7-5, 7-5

    Quarterfinals - Nov. 8
    #8 Ray Sarmiento (USC) def. [4] Austin Smith (UGA) - 7-5, 6-2

    Semifinals - Nov. 9
    [8] #17 Jared Hiltzik (ILL) def. #8 Ray Sarmiento (USC) - 6-2, 7-6 (5)

     

     

    CONSOLATION SINGLES
    First Round - Nov. 8
    [1] #16 Patrick Pradella def. #18 Yannick Hanfmann (USC) - w/o

    DOUBLES
    Round of 32 - Nov. 7
    de Vroome/Johnson (USC) - bye

    Round of 16 - Nov. 7
    [2] Glasspool/Hess-Olsen (UT) def. de Vroome/Johnson (USC) - 8-4

    CONSOLATION DOUBLES
    First Round
    Bjerrehus/Contini (VaTech) def. de Vroome/Johnson (USC) - 8-6