Martinez advances to Round of 16


Martinez advances to Round of 16
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | by Randall Stewart, Director of Athletic Communications

SUMTER - Rebecca Martinez advanced to the Round of 16 in the ITA Southeast Regional Tournament's B draw by defeating the ninth-seeded player on Saturday afternoon.


Martinez took a straight-set win over Morgan Nguyen by a 6-1, 6-1 score. She will advance to face fourth-seeded Maria Puerta Sunday at 1:00 p.m.


Fifth-seeded Marta Gomar was defeated 6-2, 6-3 earlier in the day in the B draw, then withdrew from the second consolation round due to injury. Martinez and Lucia Davila were defeated 8-0 in the Round of 16.


Elisa Aguirre was downed 6-4, 6-3 in the Women's A draw in the Round of 32. She and teammate Amanda Carrillo were downed 8-3 in doubles action by the top-seeded duo.