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.