Bianca Turati defeated Jennifer Elie 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit event at McLeod Tennis Center in Lubbock Wednesday.
Turati took the win in one hour and 22 minutes a day after a three-hour match in the round of 32.
Ranked No. 1 in the Oracle/ITA preseason collegiate national singles rankings, the junior will face either Grace Min or Robin Anderson Thursday in the quarterfinals.
Turati opened up the match with a 4-1 lead and held off Elie the rest of the way.
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