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USC’s Snow Han Reaches Semifinals of ITA Southwest Regional

Oct 24, 2021

SAN DIEGO--USC redshirt freshman Snow Han advanced to the semifinals of the ITA Southwest Regional this weekend in San Diego, Calif. 
 
Han made a strong run in the tournament by collecting five wins beginning in the Round of 128. Her most notable victory of the weekend came on Saturday (Oct. 23) as she defeated the No. 9 ranked player in the nation, San Diego State's Bunyawi Thamchaiwat 1-6 6-3 6-3 in the Quarterfinals of the tournament. 
 
Han lost her first match of the weekend in the Seminfinals on Sunday (Oct. 24) to Pepperdine's No. 53 Lisa Zaar in tight match with a 1-6 6-4 6-1 score. 
 
USC senior No. 18 Salma Ewing also produced a strong showing in the tournament. After a bye in the Round of 128, Ewing collected three wins before a loss in the Quarterfinals to San Diego's No. 30 Solymar Colling 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.

In doubles, the Trojan pairs of Ewing/Han and Cayetano/Piper reached the Quarterfinals on Saturday (Oct. 23).
 
For a full list of Trojan results, see below.

Singles 
 
Main Draw
 
Round 128 – Oct. 22
Leyden Games (USC) def. Camila Garcia (CSUF) - 6-7 (4) 6-3 [10-7]
Isabella Tcherkes-Zade (USC) def. Gabrielle Lee (USC) - 6-0 5-7 7-6 (8)
Grace Piper (USC) def. Natalie Duffy (CSUF) – 6-2, 6-4
#18 Salma Ewing (USC) – bye
Sloane Morra (USC) def. Naomi Nguyen (UCSD) - 2-6 6-3 6-4
Snow Han (USC) def. Mia Totah (UCI) – 6-1, 6-1
McKenna Koenig (USC) def. Julia Jordan (SDSU) – 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5)
 

Round 64 – Oct. 22
Kimmi Hance (UCLA) def. Leyden Games (USC) – 6-1, 6-0
Domenika Turkovic (ASU) def. Grace Piper (USC) – 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6)
#18 Salma Ewing (USC) def. Gitte Heynemans (UH) – 6-1, 6-4
Sloane Morra (USC) def. Jenna Schlatter (UCI) – 7-5, 6-0
Snow Han (USC) def. Jessi Miljat (USD) – 6-2, 6-0
Savannah Broadus (Pepp.) def. McKenna Koenig (USC) – 6-0, 6-0
 

Round of 32 – Oct. 22
#18 Salma Ewing (USC) def. Eva Marie Voracek (LMU) – 7-5, 6-1
#59 Shiori Fukuda (Pepp.) def. Sloane Morra (USC) – 6-1, 6-0
Snow Han (USC) def. Patricija Spaka (ASU) – 6-2, 6-0
 
 
Round of 16 – Oct. 22
#18 Salma Ewing (USC) def. Shiori Fukuda (Pepp.) – 6-3, 7-6 (3)
Snow Han (USC) def. #44 Taisiya Pachkaleva (Pepp.) – 7-5, 6-2
 

Quarterfinals – Oct. 23
#30 Solymar Colling (USD) def. #18 Salma Ewing (USC) – 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Snow Han (USC) def. #9 Bunyawi Thamchaiwat (SDSU) - 1-6 6-3 6-3
 
Semifinals
#53 Lisa Zaar (Pepperdine) def. Snow Han (USC) - 1-6 6-4 6-1
 
 
Extra Matches – Oct. 22
 
Gabrielle Lee (USC) def. Shreya Pavani (UCI) – 6-0, 6-2
Leyden Games (USC) def. Cecile Morin (SDSU) – 6-3, 6-3
Grace Piper (USC) def. Sara Rakim (GCU) – 6-0, 6-1
Gabriella Pachl (UCSD) def. McKenna Koenig (USC) - 6-3 1-6 [10-7]
 
Extra Matches – Oct. 23

Naomi Nguyen (UCSD) def. Gabrielle Lee (USC) – 4-5 ret. [inj.]
Kayla Wilkins (UofA) def. Leyden Games (USC) - 6-7(5) 6-1 [10-7]
Marianna Argyrokastriti def. Grace Piper (USC) - 6-3 3-6 [10-5]
McKenna Koenig (USC) def. Sophie Pearson (UCSD) – 7-5, 6-2
 
 
Doubles
 
Round of 64 – Oct. 22
Kiss/Reuter (UCSB) def. Morra/Willson (USC) – 7-5
Miroschnichenko/Voracek (LMU) def. Games/Koenig (USC) – 6-3
Ewing/Han (USC) def. Duffy/Tobrand (CSUF) – 7-5
Cayetano/Piper (USC) def. Hedrzak/Repina (CSUN) – 6-1
 

Round of 32 – Oct. 22
Ewing/Han (USC) def. Schmidt/Prudhomme (GCU) – 6-4
Cayetano/Piper (USC) def. Melosch/Nadozie (SDSU) – 7-5
 
 
Round of 16 - Oct. 23
Ewing/Han (USC) def. Honer/Khatamova (UCSB) – 6-2
Cayetano/Piper (USC) def. Johnson/Hance (UCLA) – 6-1
 

Quarterfinal - Oct. 23
Flores/Zaar (Pepperdine) def. Ewing/Han (USC) – 6-4
Rutowska/Tcherkes-Zade (LMU) def. Cayetano/Piper (USC) – 7-5