Top-seeded men’s open singles player Marcelo Demoliner advanced in a round-of-64 match Tuesday at the 124th Washington State Open at Seattle Tennis Club.
Demoliner of Newport Coast, Calif., defeated Dragos Puscalau of Newcastle 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 seed Kyle McMorrow of Olympia defeated Kent’s Jamie Thorp 6-0, 6-1. No. 3 seed Ben McLachlan of Berkeley, Calif., blanked Mitch Williamson of Mill Creek 6-0, 6-0 and fourth-seeded Garrett Brasseaux of Mandeville, La., defeated Seattle’s Oscar Burney 6-3, 6-0.
In women’s open singles round-of-32 matches, No. 2 seed Julija Lukac of Seattle defeated Jenna Gilbert of Mukilteo 6-0, 6-0. Third-seeded Riko Shimizu of Ojai, Calif., defeated Anastasia Christ of Seattle 6-1, 6-1.
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• PGA Professional Todd Erwin of Tacoma Firs Golf Center shot a 10-under-par 62 to take the lead after the first round of Senior Oregon Open Invitational at Wildhorse Resort in Pendleton. He leads by three strokes over PGA Professional Mark Keating of Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club (North Plains, Ore.) and amateur Mike Kerns of Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent.
From sports-information reports.