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Bears Open Oracle ITA Masters

Oct 9, 2020
Julia Rosenqvist went 1-1 Friday in San Diego.

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SAN DIEGO – Haley Giavara and Julia Rosenqvist reached the second round of the Oracle ITA Masters on Friday at the Barnes Tennis Center, but the Cal women's tennis stars both lost in the round of 16.
 
Giavara, the sixth seed, defeated Arizona State's Marianna Argyrokastriti, 6-3, 6-2, and Rosenqvist, the seventh seed, topped Katherine Hui, 7-5, 6-3, to start the tournament. But Giavara fell to San Diego's Solymar Colling, 6-4, 7-5, in the second round. Rosenqvist won her first set in the round of 16 against Katie Codd but lost the second, and, after a close match tiebreak, wound up losing, 2-6, 6-1, 1-0(12).
 
Cal freshman Cami Brown dropped her round of 32 opener to Rebecca Lynn, 6-4, 6-0. Brown moved to the back draw and fell to Maya Pitts, 6-1, 6-1.
 
The tournament ends Sunday.
 
Elsewhere on Friday, Cal's Erin Richardson played in the LTA British Tour: Return to Elite Competition – Week 9 in London. The sophomore lost to Eleanor Nobbs, 7-6(6), 2-6, 13-11, in the tournament at the National Tennis Centre.