Olmos & Smith Tear Through To Oracle/ITA Masters Title Match

    Gabby Smith is paired with Giuliana Olmos ,and the pair is in reach of a title in Malibu!
    Sept. 20, 2015

    USC’s senior-sophomore doubles duo of Giuliana Olmos and Gabby Smith pinned up another decisive doubles win in the semifinals of the Oracle/ITA Masters. On Saturday night at the Malibu Racquet Club, Olmos and Smith teamed up to take down the No. 2 seeded pair in the draw. Olmos/Smith now move into the championship bout this afternoon.

    Olmos and Smith opened the event with a 6-3, 6-2 win in the quarterfinals to earn a semifinal spot. There, the Trojans faced No. 2 seeded and #4 ranked Campbell/Colton of Vanderbilt. In that Saturday evening semi, Olmos/Smith served up a powerful 6-2, 6-3 victory to punch their ticket to today’s (Sept. 20) title match. The Trojans will face Kentucky’s Adachi/Sutjiadi, who earned their spot in the final with a semifinal upset of the draw’s top seeds from Cal.

    Giuliana Olmos also was in action for the singles competition, following up her first-round upset of #6 Stephanie Wagner with a 6-4, 6-3 loss to #39 Hayley Carter in Saturday’s singles quarterfinals.

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    2015 Oracle/ITA Masters (Malibu Racquet Club • Malibu, Calif.)

    Round of 16 - Sept. 18
    #10 Giuliana Olmos (USC) def. [2] #6 Stephanie Wagner (MIAMI) - 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3

    Quarterfinals - Sept. 19
    #9 Hayley Carter (UNC) def. #10 Giuliana Olmos (USC) - 6-4, 6-3

    Quarterfinals - Sept. 18
    Olmos/Smith (USC) def. Gavrilovska/Pierson (TAMU) - 6-3, 6-2



    Semifinals - Sept. 19
    Olmos/Smith (USC) vs. [2] #4 Campbell/Colton (VANDY) - 6-2, 6-3

    Championship - Sept. 20
    Olmos/Smith (USC) vs. Adachi/Sutjiadi (UK) - Time TBD