Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/14/14
  WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., August 20, 2012 – The USTA announced today that Alexandra Mueller and Clement Reix won the 2012 US Open National Playoffs – Women’s and Men’s Singles Championships to earn wild cards into the 2012 US Open Qualifying Tournament. The Playoffs were held August 17-20, at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in New Haven, Conn., in conjunction with the New Haven Open at Yale presented by First Niagara, the final Emirates Airline US Open Series women’s event of the summer.   As the No. 2 seed, Mueller, 24, of Abington, Pa., defeated No. 1 seed Mayo Hibi, 7-6(2), 6-3, to capture the 2012 US Open National Playoffs women’s title. Mueller won the inaugural US Open National Playoffs women’s title in 2010, defeating former world No. 51 Alina Jidkova in the final. Mueller was a standout junior who competed on the U.S. Junior Fed Cup team. As a pro, she has captured three career USTA Pro Circuit singles titles, and she competed in the US Open doubles main draw in 2004 and ...
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