Tran and Vastag Advance to Quarterfinals (10/26/03)
October 26, 2003
Tran And Vastag Advance
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Kalamazoo, Mich. Indiana continued main draw singles and doubles action at the ITA Midwest Championships on Sunday, Oct. 26 with senior Linda Tran and junior Dora Vastag advancing to the singles quarterfinals.
Tran defeated Michigan's Kavitha Tipirneni 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 to advance to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, she will face the No. 3 seed, Jennifer McGaffigan of Illinois.
Vastag, a 9-16 seed, defeated Liina Suuvarik of Illinois State 2-6, 7-5, 7-5. She will meet the No. 4 seed, Jessica Rush of Northwestern, in the quarterfinals.
In doubles, the No. 2 seed, Tran and senior Karie Schlukebir, defeated the 5-8 seed, Lauren Connelly and Alicia Salas of Notre Dame, 8-6 advancing to the semifinals. In the semifinals, the duo fell 8-6 to Cynthya Goulet and McGaffigan of Illinois, the No. 3 seed.
Singles action continues on Monday, Oct. 27 with the quarterfinals beginning at 10:30 a.m., and the semifinals immediately following.