Wu moves on to quarterfinals
Oct. 16, 2011
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -
The trio of Marie Casares, Jackie Wu and Lauren Mira continued strong play at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals in a difficult day of play, as they won their first round of singles play, and Wu won her second singles match to move to the quarterfinals.
Both Wu and Mira won their early singles matches in straight sets, with Wu beating her opponent 6-1, 6-1 and Mira winning her sets 6-3, 6-3. Casares won her first match in a tie breaker 7-5, dropped her second set 2-6, and soundly beat her opponent 6-1 in the third.
In the second round of singles play, Casares lost 6-4, 6-4, and Mira dropped a match in which she nearly forced a thrid set. Wu, however, beat her opponent to move forward tomorrow.
In doubles play, Wu and Mira dropped a close quarterfinals match 9-7.
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