UPDATE: July 9Beatrice Gumulya continued her winning ways with a win over Na Han of Korea in the singles quarterfinals. After dropping the first set 6-0, Gumulya rebounded to win the next two sets, 6-3, 6-3, and claim the victory over Han, the No. 5-seed in the draw and the 226th-ranked player according to the WTA rankings. Gumulya will now play in the semifinals on Saturday, July 11.
In the mixed doubles second round, Jessy Rompies and Nur Iswan fell to Walker and Walsh of Great Britain, 6-3, 6-2.
CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson senior women’s tennis players Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies are currently in Gwangju, Korea, representing the Tigers, as well as their home country of Indonesia, in the 2015 World University Games. Gumulya and Rompies, both natives of Jakarta, graduated from Clemson in May 2015, and then went on to conclude their Tiger careers by earning All-America honors after reaching the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship.
Gumulya has already won three matches in the singles draw at the event, which is the 28th anniversary of the Summer Universiade. She defeated Andrea Mekel Nakahal in the first round, and then downed No. 16-seed Marion Olmos of Mexico in the second round. In her third-round match, Gumulya upset No. 3-seed Sabina Sharipova of Uzbekistan, currently ranked 209th in the WTA singles rankings, in three sets (6-3, 1-6, 6-2). Gumulya now faces Na Han of Korea, the tournament’s No. 5-seeded player, ranked 226th in the WTA rankings, in the quarterfinals of the singles draw on Thursday, July 9.
Rompies and her mixed doubles partner, Nur Iswan, are playing in the second round of that draw on Thursday. The pair defeated the No. 7-seeded team of Ghesquiere and Hoang of France in the first round of the mixed doubles tournament (6-4, 4-6, 11-9) earlier this week, and now faces Walker and Walsh of Great Britain on Thursday, July 9.
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