|No. 11 seed Michaela Gordon, shown in July, beat|
wild card Ellie Douglas 6-0, 6-4 in the second round
of the girls 18s in the Eddie Herr International Tennis
Championship. Photo by Paul Bauman
Gordon, 16, will meet another wild card, 14-year-old Amanda Anisimova of Hallandale Beach, Fla., on Thursday for a quarterfinal berth. Anisimova surprised No. 7 seed Bianca Andreescu of Canada 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Unseeded Jessi Muljat, 14, of Sacramento and Anna Campana of Hillsborough in the Bay Area lost in the second round of the girls 16s.
The Eddie Herr Championship is one of the most prestigious junior tournaments in the world. Past competitors include Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, David Nalbandian, Maria Sharapova, Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic.
Herr, the father of international junior tennis, died in 2000 at 93.
EDDIE HERR INTERNATIONAL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
In Bradenton, Fla.
(Northern California results only)
Second roundMichaela Gordon (11), Saratoga, def. Ellie Douglas, McKinney, Texas, 6-0, 6-4.
Second roundGeorgia Craciun and Oana Gavrila, Romania, def. Jaqueline Cristian, Romania, and Michaela Gordon (3), 7-5, 4-6 [10-5].
Second roundMihaela Marculescu (5), Romania, def. Jessi Muljat, Sacramento, 6-1, 6-1.
Margaret Owensby, Boca Raton, Fla., def. Anna Campana, Hillsborough, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.
First roundCarolyn Campana, Hillsborough, and Abigail Forbes, Raleigh, N.C., def. Yining Tian, China, and Morgan Whitlock, Fort Worth, Texas, 6-0, 6-0.
Second roundAlex De Minaur, Australia, and Bjorn Thomson (7), Ireland, def. Vasil Kirkov, Tampa, Fla., and Sam Riffice, Roseville, 6-4, 7-6 (5).