Jun 172011
 
Unseeded Denise Starr (USA) joins the top three seeds in the singles semifinals of the ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony.

Unseeded Denise Starr (USA) joins the top three seeds in the singles semifinals of the ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony.

Sea Colony, Bethany Beach, Delaware – Friday, June 17, 2011 – The top three seeds advanced to the semifinals of the ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony singles tournament, while the top two seeded doubles teams will meet in the finals.

No. 1 seed Maria-Fernanda Alves, of Brazil, and No. 3 seed Angelina Gabueva, of Russia, each rallied from first set losses to advance to meet each other in Saturday’s first semifinal match. Alves beat No. 8 Kyle McPhillips (USA), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-1, while Gabueva downed No. 6 Chanelle Van Nguyen (USA), 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. Second-seeded Lena Litvak (USA) will meet fellow American Denise Starr in tomorrow’s second semifinal match-up.

In doubles action, the top-seeded team Alves and Gabueva earned their spot in the finals by defeating Americans Kelsey Laurente and Nicole Robinson 6-2, 6-0. They will meet the second-seeded tandem of Alexandra Hirsch (USA) and Litvak, who advanced to the finals after beating the fourth-seeded team of Van Nguyen and McPhillips 7-5, 6-2.

Play resumes Saturday at 9 a.m., with the singles semifinals followed by the doubles final.

Friday Main Draw Results

Singles

  • #3 Angelina Gabueva (RUS) def. #6 Chanelle Van Nguyen (USA) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1
  • #1 Maria-Fernanda Alves (BRA) def. #8 Kyle McPhillips (USA) 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-1
  • #2 Lena Litvak (USA) def. Alexa Guarachi (USA) 6-2, 6-1
  • Denise Starr (USA) def. Katrine Isabel Steffensen (USA) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3

Double

  • #1 Maria-Fernanda Alves (BRA) / Angelina Gabueva (RUS) def. Kelsey Laurente (USA) / Nicole Robinson (USA) 6-2, 6-0
  • #2 Alexandra Hirsch (USA) / Lena Litvak (USA) def. #4 Kyle McPhillips (USA) / Chanelle Van Nguyen (USA) 7-5, 6-2

For Friday’s main draw’s results, Saturday’s semifinal singles and doubles final matchups, and up-to-date scoring, as well as the latest tournament information, are available on SeaColonyTennis.net (the official online home of Sea Colony tennis) or pro-classic.seacolonytennis.net (the official tournament Web site).

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Jun 162011
 
Qualifier Katrine Isabel Steffensen, 15, beat #5 seed Nika Kukharchuk 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 to advance to the quarter finals of the ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

Qualifier Katrine Isabel Steffensen, 15, beat #5 seed Nika Kukharchuk 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 to advance to the quarter finals of the ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach, Delaware.

 15-year-old qualifier beats the #5 seed, #4 seed ousted too.

The third day of competition in the main draw of the inaugural ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony is complete. The main draw for singles and doubles continues tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. with quarter final singles and semi-final doubles matches on the Har-Tru clay courts at Sea Colony.

The complete results fromThursday’s 2nd round singles matches:

  • Alexa Guarachi (USA) def. Molly O’Koniewski (USA) 6-1, 6-1
  • #8 Kyle McPhillips (USA) def. Dianne Hollands (NZL) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
  • #1 Maria-Fernanda Alves (BRA) def. Kelsey Laurente (USA) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
  • #3 Angelina Gabueva (RUS) def. Li Xi (CHN) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
  • Denise Starr (USA) def. #4 Katie Ruckert (USA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
  • Chanelle Van Nguyen def. Veronica Corning (USA) 6-1, 1-0 (ret.)
  • Katrine Isabel Steffensen (USA) def. #5 Nika Kukharchuk (RUS) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4
  • #2 Lena Litvak (USA) def. Gaia Sanesi (ITA) 7-5, 6-4

The complete results from Thursday’s quarter finals doubles matches:

  • Kelsey Laurente (USA) / Nicole Robinson (USA) def. Alexis Dorr (USA) / Alexa Guarachi (USA) 6-3, 6-1
  • #4 Kyle McPhillips (USA) / Chanelle Van Nguyen (USA) def. Molly O’Koniewski (USA) / Li XI (CHN) 6-1, 7-5
  • #1 Maria-Fernanda Alves (BRA) / Angelina Gabueva (RUS) def. Dianne Hollands (NZL) / Simone Kalhorn (USA) 6-2, 6-3
  • #2 Alexandra Hirsch (USA) / Lena Litvak (USA) def. Paulina Bigos (POL) / Jessica Lawrence (USA) 5-7, 6-4 (10-4)

For Day 3 of the main draw’s results, Day 4’s quarter finals singles and semi-finals doubles matchups and up-to-date scoring, as well as the latest tournament information, are available on SeaColonyTennis.net (the official online home of Sea Colony tennis) or pro-classic.seacolonytennis.net (the official tournament Web site).

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Jun 152011
 
Kyle McPhillips (USA), the No. 8 seed, rallied from a first set loss Xin Wen (CHN) to win 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and advance to the second round of the inaugural ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony.

Kyle McPhillips (USA), the No. 8 seed, rallied from a first set loss Xin Wen (CHN) to win 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and advance to the second round of the inaugural ResortQuest Pro Women's Open at Sea Colony.

The second day of competition in the first round of the main draw of the inaugural ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony is in the books. Eight singles and four doubles matches will be played tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. on the Har-Tru clay courts at Sea Colony.

The complete results fromWednesday’s 1st round singles matches:

  • #2 Lena Litvak (USA) def. Shelby Talcott (USA) 6-1, 6-2
  • Li Xi (CHN) def. Blair Shankle (USA) 6-1, 6-3
  • Katrine Steffensen (USA) def. Amanda Rodgers (USA) 7-6 (2), 6-3
  • #4 Katie Ruckert (USA) def. Deborah Suarez (USA) 6-3, 6-0
  • Dianne Hollands (NZL) def. Samantha Lieb (USA) 6-0, 6-1
  • Veronica Corning (USA) def. Kristina Chasovskikh (RUS) 6-1, 6-3
  • #8 Kyle McPhillips (USA) def. Xin Wen (CHN) 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
  • #5 Nika Kukharchuk (RUS) def. TIna Jiang (USA) 7-5, 6-2

The complete results from Wednesday’s 1st round doubles matches:

  • #1 Maria-Fernanda Alves (BRA) / Angelina Gabueva (RUS) def. Sydni Katz (USA) / Ashley Murdock (USA) 6-2, 6-0
  • Maria O’Koniewski (USA) / Li Xi (CHN) def. Denise Starr (USA) / Deborah Suarez (USA) 6-4, 6-2
  • Alexis Dorr (USA) / Alexa Guarachi (USA) def. Svetlana Krivencheva (BUL) / Shelby Talcott (USA) 6-3, 3-6, 10-3
  • Paulina Bigos (POL) / Jessica Lawrence (USA) def. Breanna Alexa Bachini (USA) / Amanda Rodgers (USA) 6-3, 3-6, 10-4

For Day 2 of the main draw’s results, Day 3’s second round main draw matchups and up-to-date scoring, as well as the latest tournament information, are available on SeaColonyTennis.net (the official online home of Sea Colony tennis) or pro-classic.seacolonytennis.net (the official tournament Web site).

Follow the tournament (or join the conversation) on Twitter at #ProSC