Gallovits wins Pelham Racquet Club Women’s $25,000 Pro Circuit Challenger

Edina Gallovits got an Easter surprise April 4 as the Romanian won the Pelham Racquet Club Women’s $25,000 Pro Circuit Challenger 6-2, 6-0 over Ajla Tomljanovic.

Gallovits, the No. 2 seed, got off to a slow start with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the U.S.A.’s Julia Boserup in the opening round, but Gallovits rebounded to take the next two matches 6-0, 6-0 and 6-0, 6-2.

In the doubles main draw, Mallory Cecil and Jamie Hampton of the U.S.A. took the championship with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Chin-Wei Chan and Nicole Kriz.