Parkes Advances to Third Round
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  09/29/2007
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Sept. 29, 2007

TULSA, OKLA. --- University of New Mexico men's tennis senior Chris Parkes won both of his matches on Saturday to advance to the third round of the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championships. In the first match, Parkes defeated Jonah Kane West from the University of Texas (3-6, 6-3, 6-3) in three sets. In round two, he matched up against Ryan Thomas from the University of Oklahoma and won the match (6-4, 6-1). Round three of the pre-qualifying draw begins on Sunday.

Parkes, along with Kamil Pajkowski and Miles Bugby were all trying to get through the pre-qualifying draw to meet-up with Lobos Johnny Parkes, Max Jones, and Graeme Kassautzki in the qualifying draw. Chris Parkes was the only Lobo to win a match on Saturday.

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