TULSA, Okla. – Baylor men’s tennis senior Max Tchoutakian started his singles run at the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships with a victory Thursday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

The Marseille, France, product upset South Carolina’s 30th-ranked Gabriel Friedrich in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, in the first round of main draw singles play.

Tchoutakian is now 3-2 on the season and 2-1 against ranked foes.

On Friday, Tchoutakian will face Florida’s 22nd-ranked Elliott Orkin in round of 32 action.

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