Senior Quinn Gleason defeated the nation's No. 62 and No. 38-ranked players in the qualifying singles back draw at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships on Wednesday.

Gleason Snags Ranked Wins In All-American Back Draw

Oct. 7, 2015

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – University of Notre Dame women’s tennis senior Quinn Gleason wrapped up the singles portion of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships on Wednesday with a pair of wins over ranked opponents.

After a loss in the first round of qualifying on Tuesday, Gleason picked up two wins in the back draw, upending North Carolina’s No. 62 Whitney Kay, 7-6(1), 6-1, then went on to defeat Florida’s No. 38 Kourtney Keegan in three sets, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Gleason and junior Monica Robinson will return to action Thursday in the main draw of the doubles competition. The pair were ranked 10th in the Oracle/ITA preseason rankings.

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Riviera/ITA All-American Championships
Oct. 3-11, 2015
Riviera Tennis Club
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Qualifying Singles Back Draw
No. 93 Quinn Gleason def. No. 62 Whitney Kay (UNC), 7-6(1), 6-1
No. 93 Quinn Gleason def. No. 38 Kourtney Keegan (UF), 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Qualifying Singles
No. 70 Vladica Babic (OKST) def. No. 93 Quinn Gleason (ND), 6-3, 6-2
Saturday, Oct. 3
Pre-Qualifying Singles
First Round
No. 101 Monica Robinson (ND) def. Mia King (TCU), 6-2, 6-4
Second Round
No. 101 Monica Robinson (ND) vs. Anki Wind (MEM), 7-5, 6-2
Sunday, Oct. 4
Third Round
Jessie Aney (UNC) def. Monica Robinson (ND), 6-3, 6-4

– Joanne Norell, Athletics Communications Assistant