Women's Tennis ACCtion: Monday, January 18

Jan. 18, 2010

Miami's Bartenstein Wins Singles Title at Michigan Invite

Ann Arbor, Mich. - University of Miami sophomore Anna Bartenstein claimed three wins in singles play - including a three-set triumph on Monday - to walk away with the singles crown at the Michigan Invitational in Ann Arbor, Mich. The matches took place at the Varsity Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Michigan.

Bartenstein was the only Hurricanes player to collect three wins in the three-day event, registering 19 points to claim the singles title. Senior three-time All-American Laura Vallverdu had two wins for the Hurricanes, as she finished second in the singles standings with 16 points.

In Monday's singles action against opponents from the University of Michigan - ranked No. 20 as a team, the No. 7 Hurricanes played exciting tennis to earn critical victories.

Cavaliers Conclude Play at UVa Winter Invite

CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia women’s tennis team concluded its first event of the spring season with the final day of play at the UVa Winter Invitational. The Cavaliers won one doubles match and three singles matches on Monday.

All of Virginia’s matches Monday came against Utah. In doubles, the Cavaliers got a win in Flight A as Emily Fraser (Rye, N.Y.) and Jennifer Stevens (Miami, Fla.) defeated Erin Monson and Andrea Maughan 9-7. In singles, Lindsey Hardenbergh (Fairfax Station, Va.) topped Evgenia Kryuchkova 6-2, 6-4 in Flight B. She went 3-0 in singles on the weekend as was the tournament’s co-singles champion with Jelena Durasic of North Carolina. In Flight E, Stevens rallied from a 6-4, 5-0 deficit to defeat Maughan 4-6, 7-6, 6-1. Hana Tomljanovic (Boca Raton, Fla.) scored a win in Flight F, topping Lisa Johnson 6-4, 6-1.

The Cavaliers open their dual match season on Sunday as they host a doubleheader at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club. Virginia hosts Illinois at 10 a.m. and Richmond at 4 p.m. Admission is free.

UNC's Durisic Named Co-Champion At UVa Winter Invite

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. --- North Carolina junior Jelena Durisic won her third match in as many days to claim co-champion accolades Monday on the final day of the UVa Winter Invitational. Durisic defeated No. 120 Whitney Wolf of LSU, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, and shared singles honors with Virginia senior Lindsey Hardenbergh. UNC swept five singles matches on the afternoon against LSU, with Zoe De Bruycker, Gina Suarez-Malaguti, Jocelyn Ffriend and Linzee Mabrey also picking up victories.

In doubles action, the Tar Heels took two of three matches, with Ffriend and Haley Hemm winning in Flight A and Mabrey and Durisic triumphing in Flight C.

Carolina will begin dual match play Wednesday when the Tar Heels host Winthrop at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center at 2:30 p.m.