Urbana, Ill. - Anderson, the tournament's No. 3 seed on the women's side, downed Santa Clara's Katie Le, 7-6(1), 6-2 in Thursday's second round. She will face Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt on Friday at 10:00 a.m. for a spot in the quarterfinals. Anderson is the last remaining Bruin in the women's singles draw, as freshman Kyle McPhillips lost a close one on Thursday, falling to Petra Niedermayerova of Kansas State, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6).
Anderson and teammate Skylar Morton kicked off play in the NCAA doubles draw on Thursday, upsetting Michigan's 5-8 seeded Emina Bektas and Brooke Bolender, 7-5, 6-2. Anderson and Morton were beaten by Bektas and Bolender in the round of 16 of the team tournament less than a week ago. The Bruin duo now faces Kansas State's Karla Bonacic and Niedermayerova on Friday at 3:30 p.m.