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Carvalho, Breler in Final Round of Qualifying Sunday

Michael Breler
Michael Breler

Sept. 20, 2008

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech men's tennis players Michael Breler and Raony Carvalho will compete in the final round of qualifying for the $50,000 Lubbock Challenger Sunday (Sept. 21) morning at Tech's McLeod Tennis Center.

Breler will begin the action at 10 a.m. as he faces Louis Flores, who played in the No. 2 spot for the reigning national champion Georgia Bulldogs last season. Immediately following, Carvalho will face Shane LaPort at around 11:30 a.m.

The main draw begins Monday with Tech's Sinisa Markovic among the participants. Other top professionals entered in the draw are Vince Spadea, who is currently No. 99 in the world and has been ranked as high as No. 18, and John Isner, who advanced to the third round of the 2007 U.S. Open before falling to Roger Federer.

Carvahlo and Christian Rojmar will also compete in the doubles portion of the tournament. For more information, please visit



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