Nov. 4, 2010
By Donnie Conley, Media Relations Student Assistant
FLUSHING, N.Y. - University of Tennessee Lady Vol tennis players Maria Sorbello and Brynn Boren advanced to the quarterfinals of the main doubles draw at the 2010 USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships on Thursday at the USTA-Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Boren and Sorbello toppled Nicole Bartnik and Bianca Sanon of host Columbia, 8-4. The Lady Vol tandem will now take on Florida's Sophie Oyen and Allie Wall, who upset No. 1 seed and defending NCAA Champions Hilary Barte and Mallory Burdette of Stanford, 9-7.
In singles action, Boren fell 6-2, 7-5 to Barte, who earned the top overall seed and is ranked second nationally.
The doubles quarterfinals and a consolation singles round will be played beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow with the singles round of 16 beginning immediately thereafter.
Live scoring is available here.
Fans are reminded to follow the Lady Vols on Twitter at www.twitter.com/UTLadyVols.
2010 USTA/ITA NATIONAL INTERCOLLEGIATE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
SINGLES MAIN DRAW
ROUND OF 32
No. 2 Hilary Barte (Stanford) def. Brynn Boren (UT), 6-2, 7-5
DOUBLES MAIN DRAW
ROUND OF 16
Brynn Boren/Maria Sorbello (UT) def. Nicole Bartnik/Bianca Sanon (Columbia), 8-4