Oyster Bay, N.Y. native Julia Elbaba made Long Island proud yesterday at the 2010 U.S. Open Juniors. Elbaba, along with her partner Krista Hardeback, defeated Danka Kovinik & Sasha Gavrilovska in the first round of the Girls Junior U.S. Open Doubles Tournament.
Playing on Court 6, Elbaba & Hardebeck won the first set 6-1, before dropping the second 4-6. This set up an exciting super tie-breaker to determine the winner. Elbaba & Hardeback were victorious 10-8 in the super-breaker to advance.
On Wednesday, they will play the third match on Court 7, a second round match against An-Sophie Mestach from Belgium and her Croatian doubles partner, Silvia Njiric. If you out at the Open this afternoon, come and support Julia and Krista.
Julia Elbaba, along with her doubles partner Krista Hardeback at the 2010 U.S. Open Juniors Doubles event