Tennis: Main Draw Underway At Shipyard Cup

Play in the main draw got underway Tuesday at the USTA Pro Circuit’s $15,000 Shipyard Cup at Van Der Meer Shipyard Resort.

Three of the top seeds who were in action Tuesday advanced — including top-seeded Bianca Turati and No. 2 seed Nadja Gilchrist, a Smith Stearns Academy and Heritage Academy alumna – while No. 8 seed Salome Devidze of the nation of Georgia was upset by American Allura Zamarripa 6-3, 6-1.

No. 3 seed Michael Bayerlova and No. 6 seed Rasheeda McAdoo also advanced, though Bayerlova needed three sets to get past Argentina’s Guillermina Naya.

Top-seeded Barbara Gatica and Rebeca Pereira survived a three-set match in the opening round of the doubles draw, and No. 2 seeds Bayerlova and McAdoo advanced in straight sets.

Play is scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. Wednesday.


Main Singles Draw

Rasheeda MCADOO (USA) [6] def. Rebeca PEREIRA (BRA) 6-1 6-2

Katrina SCOTT (USA) def. Kelly WILLIFORD (DOM) 6-2 6-2

Michaela BAYERLOVA (CZE) [3] def. Guillermina NAYA (ARG) 1-6 6-2 7-5

Nadja GILCHRIST (USA) [2] def. Lucia MARZAL MARTINEZ (ESP) 6-4 6-4

Bianca TURATI (ITA) [1] def. Alice GARCIA (BRA) 6-3 7-5

Allura ZAMARRIPA (USA) def. Salome DEVIDZE (GEO) [8] 6-3 6-1

Main Doubles Draw

Ayaka OKUNO (JPN) / Peyton STEARNS (USA) def. Rio KITAGAWA (JPN) / Eva SISKA (USA) [3]6-2 6-3

Allie GRETKOWSKI (USA) / Ruth MARSH (USA) def. Julia FISCH (USA) / Nikita UBEROI (USA) 4-6 6-2 [10-5]

Barbara GATICA (CHI) / Rebeca PEREIRA (BRA) [1] def. Ariana ARSENEAULT (CAN) / Taylor DEAN (USA) 6-3 4-6 [10-7]

Kimmy A. GUERIN (USA) / Kelly WILLIFORD (DOM) def. Katrina SCOTT (USA) / Sophie WILLIAMS (USA) 6-2 6-2

Michaela BAYERLOVA (CZE) [2] / Rasheeda MCADOO def. Jessie ANEY (USA) / Alyssa TOBITA (USA) 6-3 6-2

Akilah JAMES (USA) / Eva RASZKIEWICZ (USA) def. Nadja GILCHRIST (USA) / Guillermina NAYA (ARG) 3-6 6-4 [10-7]

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