2016 Boyd Tinsley Women's Clay Court Classic – Doubles

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Doubles
2016 Boyd Tinsley Women's Clay Court Classic
Champions Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend
Runners-up Flag of Russia.svg Alexandra Panova
Flag of the United States.svg Shelby Rogers
Final score 7–6(7–4), 6–0
Events
Singles Doubles
  2015  · Boyd Tinsley Women's Clay Court Classic ·  2017  

Françoise Abanda and Maria Sanchez were the defending champions, but both players chose to compete with different partners. Abanda partnered Sachia Vickery, but withdrew before the first round, whilst Sanchez partnered Elise Mertens, losing in the first round.

Françoise Abanda Canadian tennis player

Françoise Abanda is a Canadian professional tennis player. She reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 111 on October 9, 2017 and her highest WTA doubles ranking of 197 on September 8, 2014. She achieved a career high junior rank of No. 4 on April 29, 2013.

Maria Sanchez American tennis player

Maria Sanchez is a professional tennis player from the United States. On July 8, 2013, she reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of world No. 107. On September 26, 2016, she reached her highest doubles ranking of No. 56.

Sachia Vickery American tennis player

Sachia Vickery is an American professional tennis player. She first entered the top 100 in 2018 and recently reached a career-high of No. 73 in the world in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings.

Contents

Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend won the title, defeating Alexandra Panova and Shelby Rogers in the final, 7–6(7–4), 6–0.

Asia Muhammad American tennis player

Asia Muhammad is an American tennis player who turned professional in 2007.

Taylor Townsend (tennis) American tennis player

Taylor Townsend is an American professional tennis player. She reached a career-best Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranking of No. 61 in the world in July 2018.

Alexandra Panova Russian tennis player

Alexandra Alexandrovna Panova is a Russian professional tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 71, which she reached on 30 July 2012. Her career-high in doubles ranking is No. 38, which she reached on 18 January 2016.

Seeds

  1. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Elise Mertens / Flag of the United States.svg Maria Sanchez (First round)
  2. Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad / Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend (Champions)
  3. Flag of Israel.svg Julia Glushko / Flag of Sweden.svg Rebecca Peterson (First round)
  4. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tara Moore / Flag of Switzerland.svg Conny Perrin (First round)

Draw

Key

First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg E Mertens
Flag of the United States.svg M Sanchez
4 6[7]
  Flag of the United States.svg J Brady
Flag of the Netherlands.svg C Burger
64 [10]  Flag of the United States.svg J Brady
Flag of the Netherlands.svg C Burger
4 3
  Flag of Canada.svg F Abanda
Flag of the United States.svg S Vickery
  Flag of Russia.svg A Panova
Flag of the United States.svg S Rogers
66
  Flag of Russia.svg A Panova
Flag of the United States.svg S Rogers
w/o  Flag of Russia.svg A Panova
Flag of the United States.svg S Rogers
73 [10]
4 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg T Moore
Flag of Switzerland.svg C Perrin
64 [3]   Flag of the United States.svg J Cako
Flag of Serbia.svg J Jakšić
5 6[2]
  Flag of Norway.svg U Eikeri
Flag of Russia.svg A Morgina
2 6[10]  Flag of Norway.svg U Eikeri
Flag of Russia.svg A Morgina
3 3
  Flag of the United States.svg J Loeb
Flag of the United States.svg M Oudin
2 64  Flag of the United States.svg J Cako
Flag of Serbia.svg J Jakšić
66
  Flag of the United States.svg J Cako
Flag of Serbia.svg J Jakšić
677  Flag of Russia.svg A Panova
Flag of the United States.svg S Rogers
640
  Flag of the United States.svg C Whoriskey
Flag of the United States.svg K Wong
5 6[10]2 Flag of the United States.svg A Muhammad
Flag of the United States.svg T Townsend
776
  Flag of Ukraine.svg O Ianchuk
Flag of Poland.svg J Jegiołka
71 [6]   Flag of the United States.svg C Whoriskey
Flag of the United States.svg K Wong
66
  Flag of the United States.svg J Pegula
Flag of the United States.svg A Tatishvili
66  Flag of the United States.svg J Pegula
Flag of the United States.svg A Tatishvili
4 4
3 Flag of Israel.svg J Glushko
Flag of Sweden.svg R Peterson
3 4   Flag of the United States.svg C Whoriskey
Flag of the United States.svg K Wong
1 2
  Flag of the United States.svg M Gordon
Flag of Canada.svg R Johanson
5 622 Flag of the United States.svg A Muhammad
Flag of the United States.svg T Townsend
66
  Flag of the United States.svg D Collins
Flag of the United States.svg M Kelley
777  Flag of the United States.svg D Collins
Flag of the United States.svg M Kelley
1 4
  Flag of the United States.svg S Chang
Flag of the United States.svg S Marand
3 1 2 Flag of the United States.svg A Muhammad
Flag of the United States.svg T Townsend
66
2 Flag of the United States.svg A Muhammad
Flag of the United States.svg T Townsend
66

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