UPTOWN CATHOLIC SCHOOL PRODUCT FALLS TO HIGH SEED:
NEW ORLEANS – Sacred Heart’s Caroline Brinson fell Thursday to fifth-seeded Jacqueline Cako 6-2, 6-2 in the second round of the PJ’s Coffee Women’s International Tennis Classic held at the University Tennis Center on the campus of the University of New Orleans.
The junior-to-be Brinson, a multi-time Louisiana state tennis champion in the youth and prep ranks, knocked off Olena Leonchuk of the Ukraine by a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 tally in a first round surprise on Wednesday.
Due to inclement weather in the greater New Orleans, doubles’ play was not completed. The singles’ and doubles’ quarterfinals will both take place on Friday, weather permitting.
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SINGLES' SECOND ROUND (Thursday's Results)
#1 Sachie Ishizu (Japan) def. Eleni Kordolaimi (Greece) 5-7, 6-2, 6-1
#5 Jacqueline Cako (United States) def. Caroline Brinson (United States) 6-2, 6-2
Julia Elbaba (United States) def. #4 Miharu Imanishi (Japan) 6-2, 6-2
#8 Zoe Gwen Scandalis (United States) def. Macall Harkins (United States) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Noel Scott (United States) def. Ashley Murdock (United States) 6-3, 6-0
#3 Hua-Chen Lee (Taipei) def. Rio Kitagawa (Japan) 7-5, 7-5
#6 Fedrica Grazioso (Italy) def. Ai Koga (Japan) 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
#2 Anastasia Kharchenko (Ukraine) def. Anamika Bhargava (United States) 6-4, 7-5
SINGLES' QUARTERFINALS (Friday's Schedule)
#1 Sachie Ishizu (Japan) vs. #5 Jacqueline Cako (United States)
Julia Elbaba (United States) vs. #8 Zoe Gwen Scandalis (United States)
#3 Hua-Chen Lee (Taipei) vs. Noel Scott (United States)
#6 Fedrica Grazioso (Italy) vs. #2 Anastasia Kharchenko (Ukraine)
DOUBLES - QUARTERFINALS (Friday's schedule)
#1 Anamika Bhargava/Fedrica Grazioso vs. Rio Kitagawa/Hua-Chen Lee
Miharu Imanishi/Ai Koga vs. Roxanne Ellison/Sierra Ellison
Alyssa Grace Smith/Joanna Mary Smith vs. #3 Jacqueline Cako/Anastasia Kharchenko
Emerald Able/Kennan Johnson vs. Macall Harkins/Zoe Gwen Scandalis