- Kimberly Runyan
Day 1 Tournament Preview
Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic Set to Begin with Singles Qualifying Matches
Tyler, TX (October 25, 2020) – The Bellatorum Resources Pro Classic, an $80K USTA Pro Circuit event, will begin with singles qualifying rounds on Monday morning at 10:00am CST at Tyler Athletic and Swim Club. The draw is led by #1 seed and world No. 149 Renata Zarazua, who recently qualified for the 2020 French Open before falling in a second round three-setter to Elina Svitolina. Zarazua will face Naomi Broady in the first round, who has climbed as high as No. 76 in the world in 2016.
Americans in the Qualifying rounds include Chloe Henderson, Maria Mateas, Emma Navarro, Jamie Loeb, Peyton Stearns, Allura Zamarripa, Charlotte Chavatipon, Amy Zhu, Catherine Harrison, Reese Brantmeier and Alycia Parks. Brantmeier, Zhu, Chavatipon and Henderson are wild cards, in addition to Zamarripa who earned her spot in the Tyler Wild Card tournament two weeks ago.
The singles draw is rounded out by #2 seed Clara Tauson, who fell in second round of Qualifying at last week’s W80 in Macon, GA, shortly after qualifying and reaching the second round of the 2020 French Open. The 17 year-old will face American Maria Mateas, their first meeting to date.
Matches will be played on Courts 1, 2, 7 and Center Court, beginning at 10:00am. Both first and second round matches will be played tomorrow before the Doubles Qualifying and Main Draw matches begin on Tuesday, October 26, at 10:00am CST.
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