We traveled to Casselberry, Florida this weekend, October 18-20, 2014, for the USTA Florida Level 5 Seminole County Girl’s 14s & 12 tournament.
I played in a round of 32 and was seeded #5.
The first and second rounds on Saturday were tough matches, I won against Mia Gonzalgo 6-1; 6-1, and then Hayden Bethea 6-3; 6-4.
On Sunday, My first match of the day was a 3 hour match in the Quarterfinals against Maria Rizzolo, the #4 seed. The match went to a 3rd set tiebreak. I was down 8-5 and fought back to win 5 straight points for the 10-8 win. 5-7; 6-4; 10-8.
After that exhausting 3 hour match, I had to get ready to play in the Semifinals in 1 hour against the #2 seeded player Rachele Rimondini.
I didn’t have enough time to refuel or re-hydrate. I played the best I could. At the beginning of the match I was close to being up 3-0 but lost the third game and just didn’t have anymore strength ending the match 6-3; 6-0.
I played the Playoffs on Monday, against the #1 seed Anna Babayan. I played great and won the Playoffs 7-5; 6-2.