Macaulay to meet Defay in Pro quarterfinal matchup

Bronte Macaulay (AUS) will face Johanne Defay (FRA) in the Quarterfinals of the 2021 Margaret River Pro. Photo: WSL/Miers
Bronte Macaulay (AUS) will face Johanne Defay (FRA) in the Quarterfinals of the 2021 Margaret River Pro. Photo: WSL/Miers

Surfing at the 2021 Margaret River Pro will resume today with the men's Round of 16 called on in pumping six-foot surf.

The men's Round of 16 will begin at 7:35 a.m. AWST with 44-minute heats using the overlapping format. The men's and women's Quarterfinals are on standby for a possible start today.

"The swell has jumped up overnight and we have great conditions," said WSL SVP of Tours and Head of Competition, Jessi Miley-Dyer.

"The men's Round of 16 is going to kick off competition today with overlapping heats to ensure we make the most of the good winds we have this morning.

"The men's and women's Quarterfinals will be on standby for a possible start after the men's Round of 16."

Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro Men's Round of 16 Matchups:

HEAT 1: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Peterson Crisanto (BRA)

HEAT 2: Griffin Colapinto (USA) vs. Jeremy Flores (FRA)

HEAT 3: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Julian Wilson (AUS)

HEAT 4: Ryan Callinan (AUS) vs. Frederico Morais (PRT)

HEAT 5: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Seth Moniz (HAW)

HEAT 6: Matthew McGillivray (ZAF) vs. Kanoa Igarashi (JPN)

HEAT 7: Italo Ferreira (BRA) vs. Caio Ibelli (BRA)

HEAT 8: Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Filipe Toledo (BRA)

Boost Mobile Margaret River Pro Women's Quarterfinal Matchups:

Carissa Moore takes on the pumping waves in Margaret River. Photo: WSL/Miers

Carissa Moore takes on the pumping waves in Margaret River. Photo: WSL/Miers

HEAT 1: Bronte Macaulay (AUS) vs. Johanne Defay (FRA)

HEAT 2: Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA) vs. Tyler Wright (AUS)

HEAT 3: Carissa Moore (HAW) vs. Isabella Nichols (AUS)

HEAT 4: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) vs. Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)

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