Ahn and Zhao collected two victories on Friday, including an 8-3 upset of the tournament’s No. 1 seeded duo of Kate Fuller and Silvia Garcia from Georgia.
On Saturday afternoon, Ahn and Zhao will square off against USC’s Giuliana Olmos and Zoe Scandalis in a semifinal.
Also on Friday, Ahn dropped a 6-4, 6-1 decision to Baylor’s Ema Burgic in the second round of the main singles draw.
Here is a complete rundown of Stanford’s progress at the ITA All-American Championships:
Main Draw Second Round Singles
Kristie Ahn d. Ema Burgic (Baylor) 6-4, 6-1
Main Draw Quarterfinal Singles
Jamie Loeb (North Carolina) d. Kristie Ahn 6-2, 6-1
Main Draw First Round Doubles
Ahn/Zhao d. Dominique Harmath/Natalie Beazant (Rice) 8-3
Main Draw Second Round Doubles
Ahn/Zhao d. Kate Fuller/Silvia Garcia (Georgia) 8-3
Main Draw Quarterfinal Doubles
Ahn/Zhao d. Bianca Sanon/Kanika Vaidya (Columbia) 8-5
Main Draw Semifinal Doubles
Ahn/Zhao vs. Giuliana Olmos/Zoe Scandalis (USC) – 1 p.m.
Qualifying Second Round Singles
Beatrice Capra (Duke) d. Ellen Tsay 6-0, 6-2
Qualifying Singles Backdraw Match
Carol Zhao d. Joelle Kissell (NC State) 6-2, 6-3
Qualifying First Round Doubles
Allison Falkin/Melissa Kopinski (Illinois) d. Davidson/Tsay withdraw (admin.)