Stamchev & Mies Advance in ITA All-American Main Draw

<B>Andreas Mies</b>

Andreas Mies

Oct. 6, 2011

TULSA, Okla. - The Auburn doubles team of Andreas Mies and Alex Stamchev pulled an upset of the nation's 15th-ranked team to advance to the second round of the main draw at the ITA Men's All-American Championship on Thursday.

Mies and Stamchev, ranked No. 30 in the preseason ITA rankings, defeated the nation's 15th-ranked team of Henrique Cunha and Chris Mengel of Duke, 8-5, in the first round of the doubles main draw.

The Auburn duo will face another top-20 team in Friday's second round when they square off against the 18th-ranked New Mexico team of Phillip Anderson and Jadon Phillips.

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ITA All-American Men's Championship
Main Draw Doubles - First Round

#30 Andreas Mies/Alex Stamchev (AU) def. #15 Henrique Cunha/Chris Mengel (Duke), 8-5