Women's Tennis ACCtion: Sunday, January 20
Jan. 21, 2008
RALEIGH, N.C. - No. 40 NC State women's tennis blitzed Elon, 7-0, to open the 2008 season. The Wolfpack (1-0) won all six singles and three doubles matches in a perfect showing. In singles, NC State lost just 21 games in 11 sets against the Phoenix. Freshman Lenka Hojckova won her debut singles and doubles match to help the Wolfpack charge.
NC State got off to a quick start in doubles, as Neils Barringer and Catherine Grotz downed Anna Milian and Hayley Wahl, 8-2, at No. 3.
Julia Roach and Hojckova took the doubles point with a strong 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles before Berkeley Brock and Daria Petrovic finished the doubles sweep with an 8-6 win against Bailey/Tucci.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia women's tennis team concluded play Sunday at the third annual UVa Winter Invitational began at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar's Head Sports Club. The Cavaliers won two doubles matches and one singles match on the final day.
The doubles team of Lindsey Pereira (Arlington, Texas) and Lara Alexander recorded a win in Flight B, topping Wake Forest's Christian Tara and Emilee Malvehy, 8-5. In Flight C, the team of Jennifer Stevens (Miami, Fla.) and Hampton Williams (Raleigh, N.C.) scored an 8-4 win over Aileen Davis and Ana Jerman of Wake Forest.
In singles, Virginia got a win in Flight E as Stevens defeated Katarina Reveche of Wake Forest, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. Amanda Rales (Bethesda, Md.) dropped her match in Flight A to Wake's Sasha Kulikova, but ended the tournament in third place.
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Despite cool and windy conditions in Fort Myers Sunday, the No. 11 University of Miami women's tennis team continued its dominance at the FGCU/Johan Kriek Classic, winning six of seven singles matches against opponents from Dartmouth and all three doubles matches versus No. 32 Wichita State on the third day of the event.
No. 29 Laura Vallverdu overwhelmed her singles opponent for the third time in as many days, beating Dartmouth's Molly Scott, 6-1, 6-1, to set the pace for UM. Romy Farah and Michaela Kissell also moved their singles records to 3-0 with Farah defeating Megan Zebroski, 6-4, 6-3, and Kissell taking out Jesse Adler, 6-4, 6-2.
In other singles action, Claudia Wasilewski beat Carley Markovitz, 7-6 (4), 6-2 and Gina Sabatino edged out Ryan Reichel, 6-4, 6-4 while Jenna Osborne pushed her singles mark to 2-0 with a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 10-4 win over Maggie Suydam.
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