Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy, Olivia Blatchford Clyne and Olivia Fiechter are bidding to reach the Oracle NetSuite Open quarterfinals Thursday, September 26, in San Francisco.
Fiechter and Blatchford Clyne progressed to the second round after two straight game victories in the first round on the opening day of match play Tuesday, September 24.
Fiechter, world No. 39, pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the first round, defeating Belgium’s world No. 27 Tinne Gilis 11-6, 11-8. The Princeton graduate will take on New Zealand’s world No. 6 Joelle King at the University Club of San Francisco at 5:30pm local time, 8:30pm ET. Follow live scores on oraclenetsuiteopen.com/live.
Blatchford Clyne, world No. 19, put in a decisive first-round performance against Scotland’s The twenty-six-year-old from Connecticut will face the toughest test of all against Egypt’s world No. 1 Raneem El Welily at 1:30pm local time, 4:30pm ET. Live stream the match from Bay Club San Francisco on oraclenetsuiteopen.com/live.
Amanda Sobhy, world No. 8 and the tournament’s six seed, will make her first appearance of the tournament against Holland’s Milou van der Heijden at Bay Club San Francisco. Live stream the match at 5:30pm local time, 8:30pm ET, on oraclenetsuiteopen.com/live.
The 2019 Oracle NetSuite Open is celebrating its tenth year in San Francisco and eighth year of staging an all-glass court in Embarcadero Plaza. The tournament is offering equal prize money across two PSA Gold draws.