Women’s Pro Open of Austin
Wild cards advance to the Quarterfinals tomorrow, see details and other news below.
Results, Order of Play, Draws from Thursday July 28
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Highlights – Thursday 28 July
Photos by Doug Richardson, DougUSA.com
Wild Card Jayci Goldsmith advances, plays #1 seed Marcela Zacarias in quarterfinals Friday
Polo’s own Jayci Goldsmith prevailed in her match against South Africa’s Ilze Hattingh (RSA) to advance to the quarterfinals tomorrow. The 16 year old fought her way back into the match with a second set tiebreak after losing the first set, then played a beautiful third set before a cheering home crowd to win 2-6, 7-6(3), 6-4.
Marcela Zacarias has won three singles titles and one doubles title on the ITF circuit, and played for the Mexico Fed Cup team in 2012. Also in 2012 Marcela ranked 7th in the world on the junior circuit. She has played in two grand slams, reaching the second qualifying round in 2015 US Open. At year end 2015 Marcela was ranked 190 world-wide.
Qualifier Ronit Yurovsky wins again, will battle #8 seed Katherine Sebov in quarterfinals
University of Michigan’s Ronit Yorovsky advances again, continuing her qualifying run into the quarterfinals of the $10,000 Women’s Pro Open. She defeated Catherine Harrison (USA) in straight sets 6-3 6-4.
As a junior Katherine has played in several grand slams, advancing to the round of 16 at the 2015 Australian Open in girls singles and finishing runner up in the Canadian Open Junior Championships in girls doubles.
Wild Card Josie Kuhlman defeats #2 seed in straight sets