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80K Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic Wild Card Tournament Concludes at Tyler Athletic and Swim Club
Allura Zamarripa Advances to Singles Qualifier and Broadus/Collins Earn Spot in Main Draw Doubles
Tyler, TX (October 13, 2020) – Sunday marked the conclusion of the $80K Bellatorum Resources Pro Challenge Wild Card Tournament. Allura Zamarripa took home the singles title and has been awarded a wild card into the qualifying draw for the Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic, an $80K USTA Pro Circuit event.
On the doubles side, American team Savannah Broadus and Kylie Collins took home the victory and have received a Main Draw wild card.
Zamarripa, a 2019 US Open Junior main draw competitor, had not dropped a set approaching the championship match against 23 year-old Sophie Chang. After losing the first set to Chang 5-7, Zamarripa fought back to take the second 6-1 before clinching the match in a close 12-10 third set tiebreaker.
Zamarripa also attempted to qualify on the doubles side with her twin sister, Maribella, but the duo fell short in an 8-9(7) loss to high school seniors Broadus and Collins.
“I’d like to thank all the players that came out and competed in this year’s $80K Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic Wild Card Tournament,” said Rob Lowe, Tournament Director. “It was a great weekend of high level tennis, and I am looking forward to seeing Allura compete in the qualifying draw, and our doubles champions making an impact in the main draw.”
The John Newcombe Country Club in New Braunfels, Texas, will host the $1K Next Level Orthodontics Pro Challenge Wild Card Tournament this weekend from October 16-18. This will be the final wild card opportunity before the Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic begins on Monday, October 26.
For more information about the $80K Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic, please visit: www.brproclassic.com.
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ABOUT THE USTA PRO CIRCUIT:
With more than 100 tournaments throughout the country and prize money ranging from $15,000 to upwards of $160,000, the USTA Pro Circuit is the largest developmental tennis circuit in the world and the pathway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis players. Now in its 41st year, the USTA Pro Circuit has been a launching pad for many of today’s top pros, including Andy Murray, Naomi Osaka, Maria Sharapova, John Isner, Sloane Stephens, Alexander Zverev, Kei Nishikori, Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza, Nick Kyrgios and Milos Raonic. Follow the USTA Pro Circuit at #USTAProCircuit on social media and at www.procircuit.usta.com.
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For more information, please contact:
Emilie Moeller, Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic Press Aide
Cell: (830) 237-1028