Thiemann, ranked No. 33 in the nation, defeated 12th-ranked Eric Quigley (9-16 seed) of Kentucky in three sets (7-6(4), 3-6, 6-2) to move onto the final eight in his first ever NCAA appearance.
Up next for Thiemann is Stanford’s Bradley Klahn, who was the 2009 ITA National Rookie of the Year. The two will square off today at 11 a.m.
Rebels women: The Ole Miss women’s tennis team’s season came to an end Friday in the NCAA Individual Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
In singles, Kristi Boxx lost to the No. 4 seed, Hillary Barte (Stanford), in straight sets (6-3, 6-2).