Georgia took a 1-0 lead following doubles play for the 24th time this year. The senior captain duo of Strahinja Bobusic (Perth, Australia) and Colin Purcell (Louisville, Ky.) were first off the court with a convincing 8-3 win over Jordan Delass and George Gvelesiani in the third position. With Georgia leading 7-6 on court one and 7-4 on court two, it was a race for the doubles clincher. Court two prevailed for the Bulldogs as sophomore Luis Flores and junior Matic Omerzel held serve to defeat Scott Blackmon and Zachary Rath, 8-4.
In singles play, Purcell extended the lead to 2-0 and his winning streak to 19 matches as he defeated Scott Blackmon at the fifth singles position, 6-0, 6-3. Next to finish was junior John Isner (Greensboro, N.C.) as he posted a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Marko Rajevac at the top singles spot, making it a 3-0 advantage in favor of the Bulldogs. The win was Isner's 24th in a row as he set up Bobusic for his eighth match-clinching victory.
Georgia will take on Notre Dame in the Round of 16 in Palo Alto, Calif. on May 20. Notre Dame earned its spot in the Round of 16 by defeating Brown in the first round, 4-3, then upsetting 16th-seeded Texas A&M in the second round on the Aggies' home courts.