RED ROCK COUNTRY CLUB * SEPT. 27-OCT. 2, 2011
Site: Red Rock Country Club,
Surface: Hard/Outdoor Prize Money: $50,000
Website: (www.lexuslvopen.com) Who: Top American and international women’s players
Tournament Co-Directors: Tyler Weekes, Tyler@CourtThink.com
Jordan Butler, 801.808.3258, Jordan@agentatleta.com
Tournament Press Contact: Steve Pratt, 310.408.4555, Sprattt@aol.com
FORMER USC ALL-AMERICAN MARIA SANCHEZ WINS
AT $50,000 LEXUS OF
She added, “I felt like it went well in both singles and doubles today. I had never played Monica in singles but I stayed calm and got off to a quick start and that helped. Then, it got close in the second set and I hung tough. I was happy with the way everything went.”
Later in the day, Sanchez teamed with former UCLA star Yasmin Schnack to upset the No. 2 seeded doubles team of Irena Pavlovic (France) and Kathrin Woerle (Germany), 6-4 6-3.
Also winning first-round main-draw singles matches on Tuesday were defending champion Varvara Lepchenko, the No. 3 seeded player, No. 8 seeded American Jamie Hampton, and USTA wild-card entry (and NCAA team champion) Allie Will from the University of Florida.
Wednesday, 2009 US Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin will open up play with a
first-round singles match against Sessil Karatantcheva of
doubles on Tuesday, Muhammad teamed with Alexandra Mueller but the pair fell to
No. 3 seeded Alexa Glatch and Mashona Washington, 6-4, 6-1. Ironically,
Muhammad and Glatch won last weekend’s $75,000 Pro Circuit doubles event in
the final round of qualifying, 17-year-old American Krista Hardebeck defeated
fellow American Shelby
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Tuesday’s Singles Scores
Tuesday’s Doubles Scores
Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) / Laura Siegemund (Germany) def. Angelina Gabueva (Russia) / Eva Hrdinova (Czech Republic), 6-4, 7-6 (3)
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Main Draw Singles 9/27
Photo Credit is Craig Glover