July 15, 2014
Rice sophomore David Warren closed out a successful weekend of action, teaming with his younger brother Daniel to take the doubles title at the Dallas stop on ITA's Summer Circuit series held on the campus of UT Dallas. David Warren had earlier defeated his Rice teammate Srikar Alla in straight sets to take the singles title.
The Warren brothers, who entered the weekend as the third seed, won five matches to reach the title match, where they downed the top-seeded pairing of Kyle Davis (Midwestern State) and Miguel Alda of Columbia, 8-6.
Alla earned the top seed in the singles draw and advanced to meet David Warren, who was seeded fifth in the final, with Warren taking the title, 6-2, 6-3.
Since its inception in 1993, nearly 30,000 men and women have competed in the ITA Summer Circuit, presented by the USTA. Providing college and junior athletes (along with alumni) the opportunity to compete in organized events year round, the Circuit remains open to anyone as long as he/she is a current ITA member.The ITA Summer Circuit is currently made up of nine regional circuits (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest, Central, Mountain, Texas, Northern California and Southern California) consisting of four consecutive open tournaments played during the month of July, leading up to the ITA/USTA National Summer Championships in Bloomington, Indiana in August.