A midweek clash of tennis titleholders saw a former Buckeye get international exposure playing in all-white instead of scarlet and gray.
The gentlemen’s singles draw of the Wimbledon Championships produced a second-round matchup between Ohio State product Blaz Rola and the Grand Slam tournament’s defending champion, Great Britain’s Andy Murray.
Murray won the match, 6-1, 6-1, 6-0, Wednesday morning.
Rola, who became OSU’s first-ever NCAA singles champion in 2013, has since moved on to the professional circuit and faced the third-seeded Murray at the All England Club in London.
Rola, representing his native Slovenia, is currently ranked No. 92 worldwide in the ATP Rankings and competing in his first Wimbledon… Read more