Pacific Palisades, Calif. – Day Two of the Riviera All-American qualifying rounds kicked off Wednesday morning with round two of doubles play.
Senior Vanderbilt tandem Fernanda Contreras and Summer Dvorak took the court to compete against Fahey/Lommer (Michigan), coming away with an 8-3 win for the Dores. In the doubles back draw, duo Amanda Meyer and Christina Rosca battled against Novak/Belaya (Illinois) but fell in a close 8-7 (5) defeat.
Vanderbilt sophomore Amanda Meyer also competed in the back draw of singles play, where she dominated the court against Oregon’s Daniela Nasser. Meyer secured a straight-set win, 6-2, 7-5, to conclude her stint in singles play of the tournament.
Coming off their win against Fahey/Lommer, Contreras and Dvorak once again hit the court to take on Old Dominion’s Hutchinson/Pilkington in the final round of doubles. Conquering the match, Contreras and Dvorak walked away with an 8-5 win to send them into the main draw of doubles play beginning Thursday morning.
Vanderbilt head coach Geoff Macdonald said he was very impressed with his Commodore duo.
“Fernanda and Summer played extraordinary tennis today, I am really happy for them,” Macdonald said. “They stepped up and beat really good teams, it was great tennis to watch. I am eager to watch them compete tomorrow.”
On Thursday morning, the tournament opens up with round one of doubles play, which will feature Contreras and Dvorak competing at 10 a.m. PT. Contreras, the tournament’s reigning singles champion, will also face off in round one of the main draw of singles play.
Keep up with the Dores competing in the main draw of matches by following @Vandywtennis on Twitter.