Ditty wins 2007 Sea Island Cloister Cup

May 7, 2007 01:23 PM

Last week Southern Section native Julie Ditty won the 2007 Cloister Cup hosted in Sea Island, Ga. The left-hander from Ashland, KY., defeated Anda Perianu of Russia in two sets 6-3, 6-2. Ditty started her route with a stretched victory over No. 7 seed Lilia Osterloh, 6-4 3-6 7-6(2). Without losing a set, Ditty took down No. 2 seed Edina Gallovits 6-2, 6-4 in quarterfinals. In semifinals, she faced No. 3 seed Milagros Seguera from Venezuela who retired right after the second set allowing Ditty to move forward to the finals (6-2, 1-0 ret.). In straight sets Ditty upset Perianu, who is currently ranked 189 in the Sony Ericsson WTA, to capture the 2007 Cloister Cup.