Women's Tennis
    USC's Olmos & Scandalis Advance To ITA/Riviera All-American Quarters
    Zoë Scandalis and teammate Giuliana Olmos knocked off two highly ranked teams today.
    Zoë Scandalis and teammate Giuliana Olmos knocked off two highly ranked teams today.

    Oct. 3, 2013

    PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIF. -- USC women's tennis doubles duo Giuliana Olmos and Zoë Scandalis were the giant killers of the day out at the ITA/Riviera Women's All-American Championships today at Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. The Trojan tandem dispatched a top-20 team to start the day and then took down the No. 3 seeds this afternoon to move into tomorrow's quarterfinals.

    Ranked #54 in the nation, Olmos and Scandalis found their groove today, opening up action in the doubles main draw with a solid 8-3 upset of #16 Macfarlane/Routliffe of Alabama. That put the two Trojans up against the No. 3 seeds, #4 Brhane/Ritchie of Oklahoma in the afternoon's Round of 16. There, Olmos/Scandalis pulled off an 8-4 upset to launch themselves into tomorrow's quarterfinals at 9 a.m.

    Trojan teammates Brynn Boren and Zoë Katz were also in an upset-minded mode today in their half of the doubles draw. The #19 ranked pair of USC newcomers combined forces for an impressive 8-6 upset of #11 Chi/Schutting of Cal in the morning's first round. In the Round of 16, though, the upset run came up just short when William & Mary's No. 6 seeded Belaya/Loomans topped the Trojans 8-4.

    Complete USC results and schedule at the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships are below.

    2013 ITA/RIVIERA WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (Riviera Tennis Club • Pacific Palisades, Calif.)

    MAIN DRAW DOUBLES
    Round of 32 - Oct. 3
    #19 Boren/Katz (USC) def. #11 Chi/Schutting (CAL) - 8-6
    #54 Olmos/Scandalis (USC) def. #16 Macfarlane/Routliffe (ALA) - 8-3

     

     

    Round of 16 - Oct. 3
    [6] #7 Belaya/Loomans (W&M) def. #19 Boren/Katz (USC) - 8-4
    #54 Olmos/Scandalis (USC) def. [3] #4 Brhane/Ritchie (OKLA) - 8-4

    Quarterfinals - Oct. 4
    #54 Olmos/Scandalis (USC) vs. TBD - 9 a.m.

    MAIN DRAW SINGLES
    Round of 64 - Oct. 3
    #48 Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. #17 Zoë Scandalis (USC) - 6-2, 6-1

    SINGLES CONSOLATION
    First Round - Oct. 4
    #17 Zoë Scandalis (USC) vs. #8 Krista Hardebeck (STAN) - 4 p.m.

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    QUALIFYING SINGLES
    First Round - Oct. 1
    [3] #22 Jenny Julien (SMC) def. #56 Gabriella DeSimone (USC) - 6-1, 6-2

    QUALIFYING DOUBLES
    First Round - Sept. 30
    [2] #19 Boren/Katz (USC) def. Elbaba/Pierson (UVA) - 8-7 (6)
    #54 Olmos/Scandalis (USC) def. Jonas/Popovici (WYO) - 8-1

    Second Round - Oct. 1
    #54 Olmos/Scandalis (USC) def. #55 Collins/Epstein (UVA) - 8-4
    [2] #19 Boren/Katz (USC) def. Dehaza/Bhosale (TAMU) - 8-1

    Third Round - Oct. 2
    [2] #19 Boren/Katz (USC) def. [8] #27 Albuquerque/Riobueno (MIA) - 8-4
    #54 Olmos/Scandalis (USC) def. [5] #21 Grgan/Tere-Apisah (GaSt) - 8-5

    CONSOLATION SINGLES
    #56 Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. Teresa Bekerova (UTAH) - 6-4, 6-2