Friday, August 19, 2011

U.S. Open wild card playoffs quarterfinal results

The U.S. Open wild card playoffs, scheduled to begin yesterday, were postponed until today. Here are the results:

Julie Cohen (1) def. Nicole Gibbs (8)
Beatrice Capra (5) def. Ahsha Rolle (4)
Madison Keys (7) def. Ashley Weinhold (2)
Gail Brodsky (3) def. Jessica Pegula (6)

Last year's winner was Beatrice Capra.

Meanwhile, at the U.S. Open National Playoffs Championships, top seed Marie-Eve Pelletier was upset in the opening round by Robin Anderson of New Jersey. Anderson, who defeated Pelletier 6-3, 7-5, came from behind in both sets. Anderson won her first professional title this summer, a $10k event in Landisville, Pennsylvania.

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