Sunday, 08 October 2017 22:00

Fernanda Contreras Wins Women's All-American; Blumberg vs. Redlicki To Meet In Men's Final

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Vanderbilt junior Fernanda Contreras captured the Riviera/ITA All-American Singles Championship on Sunday afternoon with a straight set win over fellow qualifier Florida Atlantic sophomore Aliona Bolsova. Contreras, who had to win three matches in the qualifying draw just to make the main draw, broke Bolsova to go ahead 3-2 in the first set and then she added another break to take the set 6-3. In the second set Contreras broke midway through the set and then served it out to win 6-3, 6-3. Vanderbilt's recap has a brief video interview with Contreras and the ITA did a great job on its post-match video recap which is just below. 

 

Singles Final
[Q] Fernanda Contreras (Vanderbilt 11.40) def. [Q] Aliona Bolsova (Florida Atlantic 11.85) 6-3, 6-3

 

 

Doubles Final
Ellyse Hamlin/Kaitlyn McCarthy (Duke) def. [7] Sarah Dvorak/Sabrina Federici (Texas Tech) 4-6, 6-3, 10-5

 

 

Consolation Singles Final
Anastasia Rychagova (Kansas) def. Lily Miyazaki (Oklahoma) 6-2, 7-5 

 

Consolation Doubles Final
Jada Hart/Ena Shibahara (UCLA) def. Elena Christofi/Morgan Coppoc (Georgia) 8-4

Full results from all women's matches along with consolation draws can be found here.

 

 

 

North Carolina sophomore William Blumberg and UCLA senior Martin Redlicki will square off Monday morning in the finals of the Saint Francis Health System All-American Championships.

Blumberg advanced to the finals with a tough three set win over the top seed Ohio State senior Mikael Torpegaard. Blumberg won a big no-ad point to hold for 5-4 in the first set and he'd go on to take the set in a tiebreak 7-3. In the second set, Torpegaard broke Blumberg to go up 5-3 but Blumberg broke back at love and then held for 5-5. After an exchange of holds Torpegaard led the tiebreak 4-2 at the changeover and would go on to take it 7-3. In the third and final set, Blumberg jumped out to a 4-1 lead but Torpegaard held and broke on the no-ad point to put it back on serve at 4-3. Blumberg broke back for 5-3 and then after falling behind 15/40 he came back to hold on the no-ad point to close it out 7-6, 6-7, 6-3.

Redlicki and Oregon junior Thomas Laurent exchanged holds in the opening set until Redlicki broke from 15/40 to take the set 6-4. Laurent broke Redlicki to start the second set and held for 2-0 but Redlicki picked up a big no-ad break to even it at 2-2 and added one more break to close it out 6-4, 6-3. 

Monday's final will begin at 10 a.m. central with live scoring and streaming available through Tulsa's site

Semifinals
[4] William Blumberg (North Carolina 14.78) def. [1] Mikael Torpegaard (Ohio State 14.53) 7-6(3), 6-7(3), 6-3
[9-16] Martin Redlicki (UCLA 14.48) def. [9-16] Thomas Laurent (Oregon 14.15) 6-4, 6-3

Finals (Monday 10 a.m. CT)
[4] William Blumberg (North Carolina 14.78) vs. [9-16] Martin Redlicki (UCLA 14.48) 

 

Doubles Semifinals
[4] Ingildsen/Perez (Florida) def. [Q] Kessler/Vale (Florida) 7-6(3), 7-6(6)
[3] Blumberg/Kelly (North Carolina) def. Little/Schretter (Baylor) 6-4, 6-2

Final (Monday 1 p.m. CT)
[3] William Blumberg/Robert Kelly (North Carolina) vs. [4] Johannes Ingildsen/Alfredo Perez (Florida)

 

Consolation Semifinals
Valentin Vacherot (Texas A&M 13.96) def. Nathan Ponwith (Georgia 14.09) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Johannes Ingildsen (Florida 14.05) def. Kyle Seelig (Ohio State 13.99) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0

Consolation Finals (Monday) 10 a.m. CT)
Valentin Vacherot (Texas A&M 13.96) vs. Johannes Ingildsen (Florida 14.05)

 

Doubles Consolation Finals
Jose Gracia/Lucas Poullain (Florida State) def. Christopher Kougoucheff/Parker Wynn (Louisville) 6-3, 6-1

 

Full results from all men's matches along with consolation draws can be found here

 

 

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