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No. 5 Chen Takes Down Top-Seeded Bolton

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Junior Kelly Chen continued her streak of solid performances in the singles main draw of the 2019 ITA Fall National Championships Friday afternoon by advancing to the quarterfinals with a huge win over the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament, Elysia Bolton of UCLA.

Chen, tabbed No. 5 by the ITA, defeated No. 16 Bolton in straight sets (6-4, 6-4) to advance to the quarterfinals of the singles main draw.

The Cerritos, Calif., native now owns a fall ledger of 14-4 overall and is 5-3 against nationally ranked foes.