Peter Handoyo, a true freshman from Surabaya, Indonesia, won his first
three matches as a Vol in the prequalifying rounds of the T. Rowe Price
National Clay Court Championships in Baltimore, Md.
Handoyo advances to the qualifying rounds on Tuesday thanks to his three
straight-set wins. Handoyo will join teammate Mark Parsons in qualifying
In the first round, No. 97 Handoyo defeated Asaf Drori of North Carolina,
6-1, 6-3. In the second round, Handoyo beat Rio Kuharski of Southern Miss,
7-5, 6-2. Handoyo continued his winning ways in the third round by besting
Leif Meineke of Boise State, 6-0, 6-4.
Vols Paul Podbury and Andy Crews continued play Saturday and Sunday at the
Continental Airlines Cup Tournament in Houston, Texas.
Podbury, a sophomore from Melbourne, Australia, finished "A" flight singles
play on the weekend with a 1-1 record. After winning on Friday, Podbury
lost his second-round match to No. 68 Efe Ustundag of Rice, 6-2, 6-4, on
Saturday. On Sunday, Podbury's injury forced the cancellation of his match
with Robert Collins of Rice.
Crews, a redshirt freshman from Brentwood, finished the weekend with a 1-2
record in "C" flight singles. Following a loss on Friday, Crews defeated
Cory Hubbard of Texas A&M, 6-1, 7-5, on Saturday. On Sunday, Crews lost to
Andrew Vu of Texas A&M, 6-4, 6-2.
In doubles play, Crews and Podbury went 0-1 in the tournament in "A" flight
doubles. After a first-round loss on Friday, Crews and Podbury defaulted
because of an injury to Andy Warford and Andrew Laflin of Notre Dame. On
Sunday, injury forced Crews and Podbury to also default their match with
Casey Smith and Javier Tarborga of Notre Dame.
Pair of Vols advance in tennis tournament
Published: Tue Sep 22, 1998 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:36 p.m.