Las Vegas, Nevada: World #100 on the WTA Tour Irina Falconi is set to play on Stadium Court at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne this year. Her opponent (World #48 Monica Puig from Puerto Rico) is favored, but after two qualifying match wins; Irina is on a roll.
The match is due to be televised live on Tennis Channel following Vika Azarenka’s match.
Irina was a two time All American at Georgia Tech and has burst onto the tennis scene since turning professional. Not only has she reached top #100 in the world on the WTA tour; she was also drafted number one overall by the Boston Lobsters in the World Team Tennis Draft. http://irinafalconi.tumblr.com/
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