Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Bay Area product reaches Miami doubles semifinals

   Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and "Rudy" Giuliana Olmos, a product of Fremont in the San Francisco Bay Area who plays for Mexico, defeated American teenagers Caty McNally and Coco Gauff 6-4, 7-6 (4) today in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open.
   Dabrowski won the 2017 title with Xu Yifan of China. She and Olmos are scheduled to play eighth-seeded Hayley Carter, a Chattanooga, Tenn., native, and Luisa Stefani of Brazil on Thursday. 
   Carter and Stefani beat U.S. alternates Asia Muhammad and Jessica Pegula, the daughter of Buffalo Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, 6-4, 6-1. 
   Easter Bowl — Ethan Quinn of Fresno, Calif., and Hugo Hashimoto of San Jose, Calif., coasted into the second round of 18s singles in San Diego.
   Quinn, who won the 18s in last week's International Open of Southern California in San Diego, dismissed Aman Sharma of Lattingtown, N.Y., 6-1, 6-2.
   Hashimoto outplayed Nicholas Godsick of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 6-2, 6-3. Godsick's mother, Mary Joe Fernandez, climbed to the top five in singles and doubles as a professional. She now works as a tennis commentator for ESPN. Godsick's father, Tony Godsick, is Roger Federer's agent.
   Seventh-seeded Aidan "Pass The" Mayo of Roseville, Calif., in the Sacramento area received a first-round bye.
   In the girls 18s, Vivian Ovrootsky of San Jose won easily, but Tomi Main of Seaside, Calif., in the Monterey region, lost to Gracie Epps of Norman, Okla., 7-5, 4-6, 6-4.
   Second-seeded Alexandra Yepifanova, a Stanford signee from Lake Worth, Fla., drew a first-round bye. She won the 18s in the International Open of Southern California.
   In the first round of the boys 16s, top-seeded Emon van Loben Sels of Sacramento and second-seeded Mitchell Lee of Oakland advanced in straight sets. Dylan Tsoi of El Dorado Hills in the Sacramento area outlasted Ethan Green of Salt Lake City 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.
   In the girls 16s, Michela Moore of Monte Sereno, near San Jose, ousted ninth-seeded Meg McCarty of Bozeman, Mont., 7-5, 7-6 (5).

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