Eastern Players Come Through at the Orange Bowl


Noah Rubin and Julia Elbalba – the two USTA Eastern players in the18’s draw at the Orange Bowl International Junior Tournament – both made it to the second round.  Noah – who was given a wild card into the event and is currently ranked #234 in the world took out the 9th seed Karrim Hossam of Egypt who is ranked #33 in the world.  The score was 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.  Julia, the #132 ranked player in the world, beat Great Britain’s Katy Dunn (#84) by a score of 7-5, 6-0.

Other American’s who won in the Boys 18’s are:

Connor Farren (67 in the World) defeated Vlad Victor Cornea (Romania – 144 in the World)

 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

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Mitchell Krueger (48 in the World – 4th Seed) defeated Or Ram-Harel (Isreal – 93 in the World)

6-3, 6-3

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Alexios Halebian (48 in the World) defeated Joseph Van Dooran ( Belgium – Qualifier – 188 in the World)   6-1, 7-5

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Harrison Adams (Wild Card – 1432 in the World) defeated Robin Kern (Germany – #3 Seed – 12 in the World)    6-0, 6-7(6) 6-2

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Other American’s in the Girls who won are:

Christina Makarova (59 in the World) defeated Abbie Myer (Australia – 58 in the World)

7-6(3), 6-2

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Taylor Townsend (54 in the World – 4th Seed) defeated Mia King (USA – 425 in the World – Lucky Loser)    6-2, 6-2

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Sachia Vickery (177 in the World – Wild card) defeated Diana Bagolty (Ukraine – 66 in the World)

6-0, 7-5

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Alam Echeverra (180 in the World – Wild card) defeated Ellen AllGurin (Sweden – 30 in the World – 8th Seed)     7-5, 1-6, 6-4

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Samantha Crawford (72 in the orld) defeated Zarah Razafimhatratra (Madagascar – 37 in the World)

6-0, 6-3

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Catherine Harrison (125 in the World) defeated Olga Ianchuk (Ukraine – 162 in the World )

6-3, 6-4

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