Miller & Mullins Muddle Through In Massachusetts

12 Oct 07

Canadian seeds Tara Mullins and Alana Miller were stretched to the limit by qualifiers in the Women's Berkshire Open in Williamstown, USA, before claiming their anticipated places in the quarter-finals of the WISPA World Tour squash event at Williams College.

Eighth seed Mullins eventually saw off fellow Canadian Stephanie Edmison 4-9, 9-3, 9-2, 5-9, 9-6 while Alana Miller, the sixth seed, had to fight back from two games down before overcoming New Zealander Catherine McLeod 9-10, 6-9, 9-6, 9-0, 9-0.

1st round:
[1] Shelley Kitchen (NZL) bt [Q] Frania Gillen-Buchert (SCO) 9-1, 9-2, 9-2
[5] Amelia Pittock (AUS) bt Imelda Salazar Martinez (MEX) 9-4, 9-0, 9-1
[4] Louise Crome (NZL) bt Neha Kumar (CAN) 9-4, 9-3, 9-0
[8] Tara Mullins (CAN) bt [Q] Stephanie Edmison (CAN) 4-9, 9-3, 9-2, 5-9, 9-6
[6] Alana Miller (CAN) bt [Q] Catherine McLeod (NZL) 9-10, 6-9, 9-6, 9-0, 9-0
[3] Latasha Khan (USA) bt [Q] Tina Rix (ENG) 9-0, 9-3, 9-1
[7] Lauren Siddall (ENG) bt Sarah Parsons (CAN) 9-0, 9-1, 9-0
[2] Sharon Wee (MAS) bt Karina Herrera Zuniga (MEX) 9-0, 9-0, 9-0