USC to Host ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 Event

The following are the first-round qualifying matches for the ITF World Tennis Tour event taking place on the campus of USC this week. The $25,000 tournament continues all week and admission is free.

On Semifinal Saturday, USC Men’s Tennis Coach Peter Smith will host a USPTA/PTR Coaches and Parent Clinic on Jan. 5 from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Smith will speak on the topic of “Creating a Good College Player.”

Also on Saturday, there will be an SCTA Community Tennis Salute starting at 10:45 and honoring longtime SoCal tennis instructor Don Bly. Bly will be honored for his 40-plus years of volunteering and serving the tennis community.

To participate in the events, please email Philip Siordia at Siordia@usc.eduto reserve a spot and get a parking pass.

The first-round qualifying matches will take place on Monday:


Starting at 10:00

Alexandre ROTSAERT vs. Gage BRYMER [12]

Followed By: Alafia AYENI [1] vs. Austin RAPP

Followed By: Michael SHABAZ [3] vs. Logan SMITH


Starting at 10:00

Zachary SVAJDA vs. Alexander LEBEDEV [8]

Followed By: Keegan SMITH vs. Errol SMITH [7]

Followed By: Lucas POULLAIN [4] vs. Barnaby SMITH


Starting at 10:00

Alexander BROWN [6] vs. Axel NEFVE

Followed By: Alexios HALEBIAN [2] vs. Joshua ORTLIP

Followed By: Alexander COZBINOV vs. Reese STALDER [11]


Starting at 10:00

Mousheg HOVHANNISYAN [5] vs. Jake SANDS

Followed By: Nikolas MOCEANU vs. Omni KUMAR [9]

Followed By: George GOLDHOFF vs. Lucas RENARD [10]




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