Coco Vandeweghe


TEMPLETON, September 21, 2019 (Press Liberate)

The participant access checklist heading into subsequent week’s Central Coast Professional Tennis Open is jam-packed with recognizable present WTA gamers, and a few you’re going to be surely be listening to about within the future years.

The 2018 US Open doubles champion and previous US Open Junior Women’ winner CoCo Vandeweghe has won a USTA wild card into the 3rd annual Central Coast Professional Tennis Open, a USTA Professional Circuit Girls’s $60,000 match going down Sept. 23-29 on the Templeton Tennis Ranch.

The event is a part of the USTA Professional Circuit and designated as a high-level match slightly under the WTA Excursion. Qualifying suits start on Monday, Sept. 23, with main-draw suits starting the next day and concluding with the singles ultimate on Sept. 29. Tickets for the entire thrilling tennis motion are on sale now at www.my805tix.com.

The 27-year-old Vandeweghe of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is a former Best 15-ranked participant on the planet and has performed in 3 Grand Slam doubles finals all over her occupation. Out for lots of the yr on account of a nagging proper ankle damage that in the end resulted in surgical operation, Vandeweghe returned for the hot US Open the place she performed singles, doubles and blended doubles.

At the comeback path, Vandeweghe misplaced within the first spherical at america Open to CCPTO alum Sonya Kenin, who’s now ranked on the planet’s height 20 in singles.

Twenty-five-year-old Miami Seaside resident Genie Bouchard of Canada would be the top-seeded participant as soon as the attracts are launched this weekend. Bouchard burst onto the tennis scene in 2014 when she made the semifinals at each the Australian and French Open. At Wimbledon, Bouchard defeated global No. three Simona Halep in directly units to change into the primary Canadian-born participant representing Canada to make it right into a Grand Slam singles ultimate, in the end falling to Wimbledon 2011 champion Petra Kvitová in directly units.

“Identical to our first two years, we as soon as once more have a firstclass box of height American and global up-and-coming WTA gamers in our box,” mentioned Ralph Goehring, CCPTO event director Templeton Tennis Ranch proprietor. “It at all times amazes me how the Central Coast Professional Tennis Open has been ready to draw one of the vital largest names able to damage via on excursion. With the addition of CoCo and Genie, we’ve two of the largest names recently at the WTA Excursion.”

Additionally receiving a USTA wild card into the event is former global height 20 participant Varvara Lepchenko and previous College of Michigan big name Emina Bektas.

Others notables in the primary draw come with: former French open quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers, in addition to fellow former collegiate stars Irina Falconi (Georgia Tech) and Danielle Lao (USC). Santa Barbara’s Kayla Day has additionally made the primary draw as the previous US Open Women’ Junior champion has a present WTA rating simply within the global No. 350.

Former Arroyo Grande Prime big name Sophie Whittle has concluded her faculty occupation at Gonzaga College the place she used to be the Western State Convention Participant of the 12 months and can play in qualifying on Monday, as will 2018 USTA Women’ Nationals 18s singles champion Ashley Kratzer and 2019 Women’ Nationals winner Katie Volynets. Each gamers are previous wild-card entrants into the primary draw at america Open.

Two Cal Poly doubles groups will play within the doubles leading draw. Mustang’s Emily Louie-Madores and Delanie Dunkle will shape one group, and Cal Poly teammates Susan Boyden and Dominique Stone also are entered in the primary draw. Cal-Berkeley participant Anna Shiny beat UC-Santa Barbara devote Camille Kiss within the singles Wild Card Event for a place within the qualifying draw.

Native tennis fans and most people are invited to revel in seven days {of professional} tennis. The event will come with a unfastened Child’s Day (Sunday, Sept. 22, 4-6 p.m.); a pro-am match (Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.) and different member social clinics. A Particular Olympics demonstration will happen on Wednesday.

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