Gibbs Takes Yakima $50K Title; Krajicek Wins Futures in Canada; Santamaria Reaches Medal Round at World University Games
My live coverage of the Girls 18s Clay Courts in Memphis will begin on Monday, when the seeds take the courts for the first time. Top seed Spencer Liang will be first on the Racquet Club of Memphis's stadium court at 8 a.m., against Christiana Brigante. The draws can be found at the TennisLink site.
|Stanford's Nicole Gibbs wins her first title as a professional|
At the $15,000 Futures in Saskatoon Canada, 2011 NCAA doubles champion Austin Krajicek defeated doubles partner Tennys Sandgren 7-5, 7-6(6) to win his fourth Futures title of the year in singles. Top seeds Krajicek and Sandgren won the doubles title, Krajicek's fourth of 2013, defeating No. 2 seeds Roman Borvanov of Moldova and Milan Pokrajac of Canada 6-4, 3-6, 10-5.
Recent Duke graduate Henrique Cunha won the $10,000 Futures title in Turkey, defeating French junior Enzo Couacaud, seeded fifth, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. Cunha was unseeded in both singles and doubles, but he and UNC-Wilmington's Chris Cooprider also won the doubles title.
Former University of Virginia Cavalier Ted Angelinos took the title in the $10,000 Futures in Bulgaria. The top seed, Angelinos defeated No. 5 seed Gleb Sakarov of France 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in the final.
The Pro Circuit events this week find the women in Portland, Oregon and the men in Binghamton New York, both $50,000 Challengers, as well as $10,000 events, in Joplin, Missouri for the men, and in Evansville, Indiana for the women.
At the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, Southern Cal's Sabrina Santamaria, who is unseeded, reached the medal round, defeating Laura Siegemund of Germany 7-6(2), 6-2 in the quarterfinals. Santamaria will play Hiroko Kuwata of Japan, also unseeded, for a place in the gold medal match. For complete results, go to the website and click on the tennis symbol.