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Women’s Round of 16 of Orange County Cup 2024 by PPA Tour

Women’s Round of 16 of Orange County Cup 2024: The Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 presented by FitVine Wines continues to dazzle under sunny skies and ideal playing conditions at Life Time Rancho San Clemente. With temperatures hovering in the comfortable 70s and a gentle breeze, day three of the tournament showcased the Round of 16 matches, where players battled fiercely for coveted spots in Friday’s quarterfinals. Every match was a testament to the high caliber of talent present, with players delivering electrifying performances and nail-biting moments throughout the day.

Genie Bouchard vs Anna Leigh Waters: Dominance Displayed

One of the standout stories was Genie Bouchard’s singles journey, which captivated fans until it was halted by the formidable Anna Leigh Waters. The World No. 1 asserted her dominance with a commanding 11-1, 11-4 victory over Bouchard, demonstrating why she reigns supreme in the sport and securing her berth in the quarterfinals.

Rachel Rohrabacher’s Win

Another highlight came from Rachel Rohrabacher, whose tenacity and skill were on full display in a thrilling showdown against Milan Rane. Rohrabacher battled through a tense three-game match, ultimately clinching victory with a scoreline of 12-10, 2-11, 11-0. Her resilience and strategic skills earned her a well-deserved place in the quarterfinals, thrilling spectators and cementing her reputation as a force to be reckoned with in pickleball.

Adding to the excitement, Brooke Buckner and Zoey Wang turned heads with an impressive display of teamwork and skill at the women’s doubles event. Their journey began uniquely as they transitioned from opponents in the women’s singles Round of 16 to partners, demonstrating remarkable synergy. In a thrilling upset, they secured a notable victory over the third-seeded pair, Lucy Kovalova and Callie Smith, with decisive scores of 11-5, 11-7.

Round of 16 Standings

Women’s Singles:

Matchup Set 1 Set 2 Set 3
Anna Leigh Waters vs Genie Bouchard 11-1 11-4 0-0
Lauren Stratman vs Kaitlyn Christian 6-11 4-11 0-0
Mary Brascia vs Jamie Haas 11-7 11-7 0-0
Judit Castillo vs Jorja Johnson 11-5 11-9 0-0
Catherine Parenteau vs Lingwei Kong 11-5 11-0 0-0
Milan Rane vs Rachel Rohrabacher 10-12 11-2 0-11
Lea Jansen vs Nicole Eugenio 11-3 14-12 0-0
Brooke Buckner vs Chao Yi Wang 11-8 11-5 0-0

Women’s Doubles:

Matchup Set 1 Set 2 Set 3
Anna Leigh Waters / Catherine Parenteau vs Angela Walker / Alex Walker 11-5 11-0 0-0
Lacy Schneemann / Vivian Glozman vs Lauren Stratman / Yana Newell 11-6 11-6 0-0
Lucy Kovalova / Callie Smith vs Brooke Buckner / Chao Yi Wang 5-11 7-11 0-0
Allyce Jones / Irina Tereschenko vs Alix Truong / Lea Jansen 7-11 11-6 11-1
Rachel Rohrabacher / Anna Bright vs Layne Sleeth / Genie Bouchard 11-1 11-1 0-0
Jessie Irvine / Tina Pisnik vs Jorja Johnson / Mari Humberg 3-11 11-5 12-10
Meghan Dizon / Marietta Wright vs Rianna Valdes / Milan Rane 11-3 11-6 0-0
Parris Todd / Tyra Hurricane Black vs Mary Brascia / Maggie Brascia 11-2 11-7 0-0


Women's Round of 16 of Orange County Cup 2024

News In Brief: Women’s Round of 16 of Orange County Cup 2024

The Select Medical Orange County Cup 2024 continued under sunny skies at Life Time Rancho San Clemente. In the Women’s Round of 16, Anna Leigh Waters, World No. 1, defeated Genie Bouchard 11-1, 11-4, showcasing her dominance.

Rachel Rohrabacher won over Milan Rane in a thrilling three-game match, winning 12-10, 2-11, 11-0. In doubles, Brooke Buckner and Zoey Wang upset the third-seeded Lucy Kovalova and Callie Smith with scores of 11-5, 11-7. The tournament promises more excitement as it progresses to the quarterfinals.

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