Stanford sophomore Carol Zhao rallied for a 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (3) win over Katerina Siniakova during the first day of qualifying Saturday at the Bank of the West Classic at Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
Zhao will play Marina Shamayko at noon Sunday.
In another qualifying match, Cardinal sophomore Caroline Doyle lost 7-5, 6-3 to Aleksandra Wozniak, the 2008 Bank of the West Classic champion.
Qualifying wraps up Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m. Four qualifiers will advance to the main draw, which starts Monday.
Former Stanford star Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross reached the final of the World Series of Beach Volleyball.
The American pair beat Marleen Van Iersel and Madelein Meppelink 21-16, 21-16 and Dominika Nestarcova and Natalia Dubovcova 21-14, 21-16 in Long Beach.
The Americans will face Brazilians Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas on Sunday.
San Jose Giants
The host Visalia Rawhide banged out 13 hits, including six doubles and a home run, against five San Jose pitchers and routed the Giants 13-5. Mitch Delfino doubled and homered for San Jose. Three Giants errors resulted in six unearned runs for Visalia, which has won the first three games of the four-game series.
After meeting with representatives from four cities interested in hosting the Summer Games, USOC leaders say they are "more optimistic than ever" about submitting an American bid for 2024. The USOC invited a shortlist of candidates -- San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston and Washington -- to its Colorado Springs headquarters. Giants president Larry Baer represented San Francisco.
Amnesia, ridden by Abel Cedillo, held off Time and Tides by a half length to win the $50,000 Wine County Stakes at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa. Trained by Neil Drysdale, the winner ran 11/16 miles in 1:45.15.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.