STARKVILLE, Miss. - Three freshmen earned top seeds in pre-qualifying as the Mississippi State Bulldogs men's tennis squad travels to Pensacola, Fla., for the USTA Futures.
Pedro Dumont was awarded the pre-qualifying's first seed with an International Tennis Federation ranking of 1,051. Freshmen Stefan Vinti (No. 1,665) and Romain Bogaerts (No. 1,879) were awarded the sixth and seventh seeds in pre-qualies. All seeded players will earn first round byes, needing only three wins to advance to main draw play.
Freshman Jordan Angus also earned a first-round bye, joining 20 non-seeded players to earn the pass from opening round play.
Main draw play will begin Tuesday, Oct. 30, and will include 32 singles and 16 doubles teams.