Oct. 3, 2010
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Juniors Viet Ha Ngo and Jillian O’Neill each won a pair singles matches Saturday to earn a spot in the third round of the prequalifying draw at the 2010 Riviera/ITA All-American Championships.
The day began with prequalifying doubles, where Georgia Tech had one team participate. Jillian O’Neill and Elizabeth Kilborn dropped a tough match to Claire Clark and Monica Winkel of Louisiana-Monroe, 9-8 (1).
In singles, O’Neill shook off her doubles loss to upend No. 7-seeded Anamika Bhargava of Pepperdine, 6-2, 6-0 in the first round of the prequalifying draw. She came back later in the day and got past Angelina Jogasuria to set up a match against Sofie Oyen of Florida Sunday.
Ngo earned wins over Aleksandra Malyarchikova of SMU and North Florida’s Aline Berkenbrock to get to Sunday’s third round. She will face the Gators’ Joanna Matherfor a spot in the qualifying draw.
Information for the 2010 ITA/Riviera All-American Championships is available at www.ITATennis.com.