The Blue Demon freshmen each need one more win to advance to the main singles draw
Oct. 21, 2010
Doubles Bracket | Qualifying Singles Bracket
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – DePaul freshmen Christiana Raymond and Kelsey Lawson both advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITA Midwest Regional hosted by Michigan at the Varsity Tennis Center on Thursday. Lawson and Raymond each need to win one more match to advance to the main singles draw which is scheduled to begin on Saturday.
Raymond, who is the No. 3 seed in the qualifying bracket, received a first round bye. The Blue Demon freshman entered the Regional with a 5-3 record, and topped Nicole Janek from Cleveland State 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance to the Round of 16.
Lawson won two matches en route to the Round of 16. In her opening round victory, Lawson topped Alex Forsyth from IPFW 6-3, 6-1 before defeating Catrine Bjerrehus from Cleveland State 6-4, 7-6 (4).
At the conclusion of Thursday’s action the doubles bracket was released and DePaul’s No. 31 ranked doubles pair of Selma Salkovic and Gia McKnight received the No. 3 seed and a first round bye.
Doubles play begins at the conclusion of the singles qualifying bracket on Friday. Two rounds of doubles actions will be played as well as one round of consolation.
ITA Midwest Regional Qualifying Bracket
Christiana Raymond (DePaul) def. Nicole Janek (Cleveland State) 7-6 (6), 6-4
Kelsey Lawson (DePaul) def. Alex Forsyth (IPFW) 6-3, 6-1
Lawson def. Catrine Bjerrehus (Cleveland State) 6-4, 7-6 (4)
Kelsey Becker (Ohio State) def. Cali Gustafson (DePaul) 6-2, 6-4
Kara Sherwood (Cleveland State) def. Gustafson (DePaul), 6-2, 6-2