Kent Partridge, Deputy Athletic Director for Communications
TUSCALOOSA – West Alabama’s Christopher Bulus advanced to the semi-finals of the 2020 ITA Fall Circuit Hosted by Tuscaloosa Tennis Center and presented by Eric Wilson Law, LLC this weekend.
Bulus defeated NCAA Division II All-American Ondrej Ctverak from Hawaii Pacific University and the Czech Republic, 6-0, 6-3 to open play in the tourney.
The Lagos, Nigeria native then defeated Christian Lakoseljac from Penn State and Ontario, Canada 6-2, 7-5 in the second round. Lakoseljac played No. 1 for the Nittany Lions last spring and has been nationally ranked in both singles and doubles at NCAA Division I.
Bulus dispatched a second player from Penn State in the quarterfinals, beating Sam Bossem of the United Kingdom 1-6, 6-2, 10-2. Bossem is the 163rd ranked junior player in the world.
Memphis’ Oscar Cutting ended Bulus’ run in the tournament with a 6-4, 4-6, 10-6 victory in the semi-finals. A native of England, Cutting then lost in the championship match to Alabama and Tianjin, China product Zhe Zhou, 6-3, 5-7, 10-6.