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Top-seeded Mueller still rolling at Head/Tail tournament

Top-seeded Alexandra Mueller kept alive her chances of sweeping the singles and doubles titles at the Head/Tail Activewear Women's 10K tennis tournament with a pair of wins Friday at Van Der Meer Tennis Center.

Mueller and doubles partner Whitney Jones advanced to today's final, where they will face No. 2 seeds Macall Harkins and Amanda McDowell. The doubles final will follow the singles semifinals and will not start before noon.

Mueller also moved on in the singles draw by beating McDowell in straight sets. She has lost only nine games in three matches.

Mueller will face No. 7 seed Jan Abaza in one of today's semifinals, which are scheduled for 9 a.m.

Sixth-seeded Bojana Bobusic will take on unseeded Dianne Hollands in the other semifinal.

ITF Head/Tail Activewear Results

Friday, at Hilton Head Island; ITF Women's Circuit

SINGLES -- QUARTERFINALS

Alexandra Mueller (US) def. Amanda McDowell (US) 6-2, 6-1

Jan Abaza (US) def. Marina Giral Lores (VEN) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0

Bojana Bobusic (AUS) def. Macall Harkins (US) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Dianne Hollands (NZL) def. Angelina Gabueva (RUS) 6-1, 6-3

DOUBLES -- SEMIFINALS

Whitney Jones (US)/Alexandra Mueller (US) def. Dianne Hollands (NZL)/Ebony Panoho (AUS) 6-2, 6-4

Macall Harkins (US)/Amanda McDowell (US) def. Megan Falcon (US)/Kirsten Flower (US) 6-4, 6-4

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