| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

Merrick, N.Y.'s Noah Rubin defeated Stefan Kozlov of Pembroke Pines, Fla., 6-4, 6-4, at the USTA International Spring Championships in at the USTA Training Center West Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. to advance to the semifinals at the event. The number 14-seed Rubin will next face Ciro Riccardi of Los Angeles, Calif.

In the Boys 18s, the two top-seeded players advanced with straight-set wins, while in the Boys 16s, the top two seeds fell as Nikko Madregallejo, the number seed from Duarte, Calif., beat top-seeded Luca Corinteli of Alexandria, Va., 7-6 (3), 6-3 and Ciro Riccardi of Los Angeles downed the number two seed Spencer Papa of Edmond, Okla., 6-4, 7-5. In another Boys 16s match, Stephen Watson of Orlando, Fla., got past the number 13 seed, Martin Redlicki of Harthorn Woods, Ill., 4-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6).

For more information on the tournament including scores and draws, log onto the website at www.usta.com/isc.

Boys 18s Round of 16
Bjorn Fratangelo (1) def. Richard Del Nunzio, 6-1, 6-0
Mitchell Krueger (6) def. Mitchell Polnet 6-1, 6-0, Ret (inj)
Shane Vinsant (4) def. Austin Smith, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10)
Mac Styslinger (10) def. Marco Nunez (7), Mexico, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-2
Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, def. Trey Strobel, 7-6 (8), 6-1
Patrik Fabian (13), Slovakia, def. Alexios Halebian (3), 6-2, 6-3
Marcos Giron def. Emmett Egger (11), 6-2, 6-2
Nikola Milojevic (2), Serbia, def. Dennis Mkrtchian, 6-4, 6-3

Boys 16s Quarterfinals
Stephen Watson (10) def. Martin Redlicki (13) 4-6, 7-6(1), 7-6(6)
Noah Rubin (14) def. Stefan Kozlov 6-4, 6-4
Ciro Riccardi def. Spencer Papa (2) 6-4, 7-5
Nikko Madregallejo (6) def. Luca Corinteli (1) 7-6(3), 6-3

Girls 18s Round of 16
Victoria Duval (1) def. Chalena Scholl, 6-1, 6-2
Brooke Austin def. Kyle McPhillips, 6-3, 6-4
Madison Keys (3) def. Alejandra Cisneros Gomez, Mexico, 6-3, 6-2
Sabrina Santamaria def. Marcela Zacarias (12), Mexico, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5
Gabrielle Andrews def. Christina Makarova (4) 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (4)
Stephanie Nauta (9) def. Rio Kitagawa (8), Japan, 6-3, 0-6, 6-3
Grace Min (2) def. Ashley Dai (13), 6-2, 6-3
Samantha Crawford def. Ellen Allgurin (5), Sweden, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Girls 16s Quarterfinals
Yuki Chiang def. Shannon Hudson (11) 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
Kimberly Yee (9) def. Nicolette Tran (4) 7-5, 6-1
Kiah Generette def. Lauren Marker (13) 6-2, 6-0
Marie Norris (8) def. Alyza Benotto (15) 7-6(4), 6-4

Boys 18s Quarterfinals
Marco Nunez, Mexico / Alexander Petrone (5) def. Bjorn Fratangelo / Alexios Halebian (1) 3-6, 6-3, 1-1(9)
Mate Cutura, Croatia / Mikhail Vaks, Russia, def. Marcos Giron / Denis Nguyen 6-2, 7-6(4)
William Kwok / Michael Rinaldi (7) def. Anthony Delcore / Austin Smith 6-1, 6-3
Mitchell Krueger / Shane Vinsant (2) def. Rickey Baylon / Thomas Pura 6-4, 6-4

Boys 16s Quarterfinals
Robbie Bellamy / Gregory Garcia (7) def. George Goldhoff / Grant Riechmann (3) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0(7)
Eduardo Nava / Henrik Wiersholm def. Ciro Riccardi / Alexander Solonin 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(8)
Stefan Doehler / Tyler Lu def. Martin Redlicki / Spencer Rhoads 6-0, -6(5), 1-0(4)
Joseph Di Giulio / Spencer Papa (1) def. German Aragon / Adrian Ortiz, Mexico, 7-6(1), 6-3

Girls 18s Quarterfinals
Giuliana Olmos, Mexico / Marcela Zacarias, Mexico, def. Brooke Austin / Skylar Morton (8) 6-3, 6-7(4), 12-10
Gabrielle Andrews / Taylor Townsend def. Samantha Crawford / Alexandra Kiick 6-1, 6-3
Ellen Allgurin, Sweden / Rio Kitagawa, Japan (3), def. Ashley Dai / Riko Shimizu 7-6(5), 6-3
Kyle McPhillips / Chanelle Van Nguyen (7) def. Victoria Duval / Stephanie Nauta (2) Ret (inj)

Girls 16s Quarterfinals
Ally Miller-Krasilnikov / Julia O'Loughlin (1) def. Yuki Asami / Amber Park 6-0, 7-5
Kareena Manji / Jwany Sherif def. Fiorella Coria, Argentina / Francis Dean 6-3, 6-2
Yuki Chiang / Alexis Pereira def. Caroline Doyle / Katrine Steffensen (3) 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 1-0(7)
Kenadi Hance / Elizabeth Profit def. Hadley Berg / Mary Closs 7-5, 6-4