US Open Schedule of Play
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sacramento State men's tennis volunteer assistant coach Eric Roberson recently qualified for the US Open, which began on Aug. 26, and is running until Sept. 9 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
Roberson qualified for the mixed doubles draw with partner Yasmin Schnack last weekend after winning the US Open National Playoffs Championship final in New Haven, Conn. The pair was dominant throughout the tournament, securing a spot in the US Open after winning the final by a 6-1, 6-4 score over Matt Brooklyn and Stephanie Wetmore.
Roberson and Schnack will take on Janette Husarova and Filip Polasek of Slovakia in the first round of the tournament. The pair will likely play at some point in the next few days as the US Open has yet to post the schedule for anything beyond today.
A native of Sacramento and a graduate of C.K. McClatchy High School, Roberson will enter his second season with Sacramento State as a volunteer assistant in 2013-14. He helped coach the Hornets to Big Sky Conference regular season and tournament titles, as well as an NCAA Tournament appearance last season.
Roberson and Schnack were the USTA Northern California champions and both are former collegiate stars. Roberson, 27, was an all-conference performer for Boise State where he finished his collegiate career in 2008. Schnack, 25, played for UCLA and was a 2010 NCAA doubles finalist while reaching No. 140 in the world in doubles last year.
Both Roberson and Schnack played locally in the Spare Time Junior Tennis Academy at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club for years. In fact, both were coached by Rich Andrews, who is currently a volunteer assistant coach for the Sacramento State women's program.
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