Surprise, AZ - After the first day of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Oracle Cup, Maria Medina and Iulia Sergheeva find themselves in the thick of the action. Maria Medina, seeded #2 in the singles draw, started the day off with 6-2, 6-0 win over Mariana Alverez of Hinds Community College (MS). Medina advances to the singles semi-final against Jasmine Asghar, third seed, of Tyler Junior College. The match is scheduled for 1:30 EDT Friday October 14.
The pair of Maria Medina and Iulia Sergheeva came in to the doubles draw seeded second. They made quick work of Mississippi Gulf Coast 6-0, 6-1. The Manatees advanced to the semi-finals where they faced a tough Tyler Junior College team. It took three sets, but the SCF duo prevailed 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 (tiebreak). The Manatees will face off with the Saints of Seward County Community College in the championship match at 6:00 pm EDT Friday.
A complete list of the results from the first day can be seen here.