Gillespie and Thorold Deliver An Upset in First Round of ITA National Fall Championships

first_imgThe Bulldog duo will face off against USC’s Daniel Cukierman and Tanner Smith in the ‘Round of 16’ at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Print Friendly Version The duo qualified for the tournament, hosted in Surprise, Ariz., by advancing to the finals in the ITA Central Regional Championship earlier in October. SURPRISE, Ariz. – Drake University’s Vinny Gillespie (Stirling, Scotland) and Barny Thorold (Loughborough, England) opened doubles competition at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Fall Championships with an upset victory over the tournament’s top doubles seed. Story Links In the first round of the tournament, Gillespie and Thorold defeated the top-seeded pair of Jack Mingjie and Lin-Will Matheson, from Columbia University, 6-3, 7-6(7). ITA National Fall Championships last_img

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