Maria Camila OSORIO of Colombia
Early morning Tuesday drizzles delayed the start of play on a hectic 60 match day. At least the winds were reduced to a breeze. But by 9pm all matches were in the books save night play at Stadium Court and a late doubles match.

In second round Boys singles play 11 of the 16 matches were won by the better ranked player but half the seeds have been eliminated, more than usual at this stage. Top seed Trey HILDERBRAND of USA remains but seeds 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 16 have been eliminated, which opens up the draw considerably. The major surprise in the Boys draw was the ousting of no. 2 seed Govind NANDA of USA by the talented Peruvian Sebastian Rodriguez in the last match of the night. A player to watch is unseeded Vietnamese Phuong Van NGUYEN who knocked out the no. 12 seed in the first round and the better ranked Chilean WELCH in round 2. Another major upset was Niroop VALLABHANENI (USA) dispatching no. 10 seed William GRANT also of USA in 3 sets. Of the 16 round 2 matches, 5 went to 3 sets, including a thriller between no. 5 seed Facundo DIAZ ACOSTA of Argentina and the Brazilean Mateo BARREIROS where the Argentine prevailed 6-3. 3-6, 7-6.

In the Girls singles Draw, 10 of 16 seeds remain but 6 of these are concentrated in the top half, including top seed Maria Camila OSORIO of Colombia, ranked no. 9 in the world. The bottom half of the draw has thereby opened up, especially as no. 2 seed Vanessa ONG of USA was upset by no. 396 ranked Kylie COLLINS of USA. Charlotte OWENSBY, Mackenzie CLARK, Nicole HAMMOND, and Nikki REDELIJK, all from USA, made it to the third round by ousting much better ranked players and all will improve their rankings as a result of their performance here so far. Seeded players Elizabeth MANDLIK (no. 4 – USA), Chloe BECK (no. 5 – USA), and Shelly YALOZ (no. 13 – USA) have all won impressively and are threats to make the quarterfinals. Elizabeth is well coached by her mother and ex WTA player Hana MANDLIKOVA, originally of Czechoslovakia, who won Roland Garros, the US Open, and 2 Australian Opens during her career in the 1980´s.

First round doubles commenced in afternoon play. In Boys Doubles there were six close matches where results were settled by the 10 point tiebreaker, but in the end all 8 seeded teams prevailed and all local players were eliminated. In the Girls Doubles draw only 2 matches went to 3rd set tie breaker and there were 3 byes and 1 walkover. Seven of 8 seeded teams proceed to round 2.

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