Waves Continue at ITA All-American Championships

Finn Tearney

Oct. 4, 2012

TULSA, Okla.Finn Tearney, Khunpak Issara and Lorraine Guillermo of the Pepperdine men’s and women’s tennis teams wrapped main draw action at the ITA All-American Championships today. Tearney competed in the singles main draw in Tulsa, Okla. while Issara and Guillermo played in the main doubles event in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Issara (Bangkok, Thailand/Bangkok Patana School) opened the day with a singles win in the consolation round, and defeated Marianne Jodoin of Duke, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1.

She finishes the tournament with a 3-1 overall record.

Issara then began doubles action alongside partner Guillermo (Walnut, Calif./Rowland HS). The duo battled game-for-game with South Florida’s Lareto Alonso Martinez and Katie Vasenina but in the end fell by just a single break, 8-6.

The duo resumes action tomorrow in the consolation round.

Meanwhile in Tulsa, Tearney (Wellington, New Zealand) dropped his first set to Guillermo Alcorta of Oklahoma 6-2, before rebounding in the second set 6-4. In the third and deciding frame, Alcorta earned a late break that proved to be the difference maker and prevailed 7-5.

Riviera/ITA All-American Championship
Oct. 4, 2012 at Riviera Tennis Club (Pacific Palisades, Calif.)
Singles Qualifying Consolation
#39 Khunpak Issara (Pepperdine) def. #27 Marianne Jodoin (Duke) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1

Doubles Main Draw
#24 Lareto A. Martinez/Katie Vasenina (South Florida) def. #7 Lorraine Guillermo/Khunpak Issara (Pepperdine) 8-6

ITA All-American Championships
Oct 4, 2012 at Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
Singles Main Draw
#28 Guillermo Alcorta (Oklahoma) def. #14 Finn Tearney (Pepperdine) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Singles Consolation
#87 Rok Bonin (Minnesota) def. #14 Finn Tearney (Pepperdine) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4



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