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Three Women's Tennis Players Advance to Quarterfinals At ITA Southern Regional

Oct. 20, 2017

AUBURN, Ala. – Southern Miss women’s tennis advance to the quarterfinals after competition on the second day at the ITA Southern Regional.

Claudia Castella advanced to the quarterfinals after a bye in the first round and a big win against Nadine de Villers. Despite taking the first set 6-3, Castella dropped the second 6-1. Castella easily won the third set 6-1 and will advance to the quarterfinals to face Dana Radovanovic of ULL.

Elena Roca advanced to the Round of 16 in the singles main draw after straight set win against Drew from ULL. Roca is set to face Karaky of Troy after her straight set win against a LA Tech opponent. Roca is scheduled to play at 12 p.m. on Saturday.

Rikeetha Pereira also advanced to the quarters in the main draw after a convincing 7-5, 6-3 win against Luethi of UNO. Pereira will face Fabrizii of Tulane at noon on Saturday.

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