Issara, Guillermo into National Indoor Quarterfinal

Khunpak Issara and Lorraine Guillermo

Nov. 8, 2012

Complete Results

FLUSHING, N.Y.Khunpak Issara and Lorraine Guillermo of the Pepperdine women’s tennis team breezed through the first two rounds of the prestigious UTSA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship. The pair won twice today to advance to the doubles quarterfinals.

Issara (Bangkok, Thailand/Bangkok Patana School) and Guillermo (Walnut, Calif./Rowland HS), ranked #7 in the ITA preseason doubles poll, opened the tournament with an 8-3 win over Cristina Stancu and Stefania Hristov of Texas A&M.

In the round of 16, the Wave pair faced #30-ranked Kate Fuller and Lauren Herring of Georgia, who had received a first-round bye. Issara and Guillermo handily won again by a score of 8-3.

Tomorrow, the Pepperdine pair will face Kata Zekely and Brynn Boren of Tennessee on the courts of the USTA/Billie Jean King National Tennis Center – home of the U.S. Open – in the quarterfinals. Zekely and Boren are ranked #34 in the preseason polls, and are the tournament’s No. 2 overall seed.

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USTA/ITA National Indoor Championship
R20  #7 Issara/Guillermo (Pepperdine) def. Stancu/Hristov (Texas A&M) 8-3
R16  #7 Issara/Guillermo (Pepperdine) def. #30 Fuller/Herring (Georgia) 8-3



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