TULSA, Okla. – Three members of the Virginia men’s tennis team will be competing in the main draw of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s first national tournament of the year, the ITA Men’s All-American Championships, being held Oct. 5-9 at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Juniors Iñaki Montes, Chris Rodesch and Jeffrey von der Schulenburg will all be competing.
Montes is ranked No. 4 in the preseason singles rankings with Rodesch at No. 7 and von der Schulenburg at No. 21. Montes will be the 3-seed in the tournament and Rodesch the 6-seed.
Nineteen of the top twenty ranked players in the ITA Collegiate Tennis National Preseason Rankings are entered into the main draw of the singles championship. The 64-player draw is comprised of 48 automatic qualifiers based on preseason national rankings, regional representation, at-large bids and wild cards, and 16 players advancing from the qualifying tournament.
Cavaliers have won the ITA All-American singles title five times, most recently by Thai-Son Kwiatkowski in 2015.
Last year, Rodesch and Ryan Goetz won the consolation doubles title while Rodesch was runner-up in the consolation singles bracket.