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Tech's Jaime Wong Advances to ITA All-American Qualifying Round

Oct. 8, 2002

Pacific Palisades, Calif. – Georgia Tech senior women’s tennis player Jaime Wong picked up a pair of wins on the first day of the ITA All-American qualifier to advance to the round of 16 in the event, which is being contested at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Wong, who is seeded 12th in the tournament, opened the day with a hard-fought straight-set win over Oklahoma State’s Linda Faltynkova. Wong was able to hold on for tight 7-5 victories in both sets to advance into the second round of qualifying. In that round, she faced ACC foe Henriette Williams of Virginia, and picked up yet another straight-set victory. Wong was solid in the match, claiming a 6-4, 6-4 win to advance in the draw.

Tech’s other singles competitor in the tournament, sophomore Catherine Gunn, was unable to advance, as she dropped her opening match to eighth-seeded Catherine Lynch of California is straight sets. Lynch took control of the match early and went on to claim the win by a 6-2, 6-2 score.

The Riviera/ITA All-American qualifier will continue on Wednesday with the third round of play, with the winners of those eight matches advancing into the main draw. Full tournament results are available at www.itatennis.com.

-GT-

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