FORT WORTH, Texas – Rising sophomore Kelly Chen and incoming freshman Maria Mateas punched their tickets to the quarterfinals of the singles main draw this afternoon at the Fort Worth Tennis Classic in Fort Worth, Texas.
Fourth-seeded Mateas kicked competition off for the Blue Devils and secured a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Lorraine M. Guillermo in the second round. The Braintree, Mass., native will face Alexa Graham at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.
Chen secured another victory as she routed the eighth seed of Whitney Osuigwe (6-7 . 6-2, 6-4) and will now take on doubles partner Paige Hourigan.
The product of Cerritos, Calif., teamed up with Hourigan before the duo fell to Nagi Hanatani/Akiko Omae (5-7, 7-5, 6-10) in the quarterfinal of the doubles main draw Thursday evening.
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