Collins, Elbaba Advance At ITA All-American
Oct. 9, 2015
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. Ã¢â‚¬” Seniors Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) continued to advance through their respective draws with both players picking up two wins at the ITA All-American on Friday.
Collins, the seventh seed in the main draw of the tournament, defeated Carolina Doyle of Stanford 6-1, 6-3 in the first match of the day. She then returned to the court and picked up her second win of the afternoon, defeating top-seeded Brooke Austin of Florida 6-1, 6-0.
The Cavalier senior will now face third seed Maegan Manasse of California on Saturday.
Elbaba also advanced on Friday, picking up a pair of wins in the consolation draw of the tournament. The senior defeated Lexi Borr of Boston College 6-1, 6-3 in the first match of the afternoon. She then advanced to play on Saturday when her opponent, Saska Gavrilovska of Texas A&M, retired after the first set. Elbaba won the first set 6-0.
Elbaba, the top seed in the consolation draw, will now face third seeded Hayley Carter of North Carolina on Saturday.