“It’s Getting Interesting”


Three top seeds were able to navigate into the round of 16 while another two seeds fell to the sideline on Tuesday.


First Seed Marcela Zacarias (MEX) defeated Eva Raszkiewicz (USA) 6-4, 6-0.


Fourth Seed Michida Ozeki (JPN) had hard fought battle with Erin Larner of Portland 7-5,6-4 and seventh seed Jessica Ho (USA) won 6-1,6-0 over Imani Graham (USA).


The Sixth Seed Akiliah James lost a tough three setter to Canadian wildcard Daniela Da Silva 6-7, 6-1, 7-5, while Alexa Graham of New York defeated number 4 seed Andrea Renee Villarreal 6-2, 6-3.  Graham is attending the University of North Carolina tennis scholarship.


Half of the round 16 singles will play on Wednesday while the other 4 matches will take place on Thursday.


Wednesday matches will feature the two top seeds who will be playing against strong opponents.