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Chi Advances to Singles Main Draw
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 10/03/2018
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PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. - Competition at the 2018 Riviera/ITA All-American Championship continued Wednesday in Pacific Palisades, Calif., as Duke women's tennis junior Meible Chi advanced to the main draw of singles competition. 

Chi continued her strong start in California today by besting Alabama's Andie Daniell (6-1, 6-1) to qualify for the main draw. The Weston, Fla., native will face Carly Touly of Florida State.

Chi will return to the court to team up with senior Kaitlyn McCarthy in the first round of the doubles main draw and will take on UCLA's Elysia Bolton and Jada Hart. 

Sophomore Kelly Chen and freshman Maria Mateas fell in the second round of doubles qualifying Wednesday to Holly Hutchinson and Brooke Pilkington of Old Dominion (8-3).

Chen and Mateas will both compete alongside Chi in the singles main draw as Chen will play Guilia Pairone (Michigan) while Mateas will take on Sara Castellano (Wisconsin).

Singles Pre-Qualifying
First Round 
Keenan Johnson (LSU) def. #84 Kaitlyn McCarthy (Duke) 6-3, 1-6, 0-6

Singles Qualifying
First Round
#31 Meible Chi (Duke) def. Amanda Meyer (Vanderbilt) 6-1, 6-2
Second Round
#31Meible Chi (Duke) def. McCartney Kessler (Florida) 6-3, 6-3
Third Round
#31Meible Chi (Duke) def. Andie Daniell (Alabama) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles Qualifying
First Round
#35 Kelly Chen/Maria Mateas (Duke) def. Stacey Fung/Vanessa Wong (Washington) 8-7 (6)
Second Round
Holly Hutchinson/Brooke Pilkington (Old Dominion) def. #35 Kelly Chen/Maria Mateas (Duke) 8-3

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