Ten Stanford Players Ranked In Men's And Women's WingspanBank.com National Collegiate Tennis Rankings

Dec. 13, 2000

PRINCETON, New Jersey - The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams had 10 players ranked in the WingspanBank.com National Collegiate Tennis Singles Rankings, administered and released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

The Cardinal women had four singles players ranked, all in the Top 25, with junior Lauren Kalvaria (Indialantic, FL) coming in at No. 8. Sophomore and defending NCAA singles champion Laura Granville (Chicago, IL) is ranked No. 20 after a No. 1 ranking in the preseason, Keiko Tokuda (Clifton, NJ) is No. 21 and Gabriela Lastra (Reno, NV) No. 23.

In the doubles rankings, the duo of Kalvaria and Lastra is tabbed as the No. 3 team, while freshman Lauren Barnikow (Woodbridge, NJ) and Kalvaria are No. 13. Granville and Lastra round out the Stanford women in the rankings at No. 30

For the Cardinal men, sophomore David Martin (Key Biscayne, FL) is the top-ranked player at No. 14. Scotty Scott (Belvedere, CA) is No. 43 and Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) is also in the Top 50 at No. 46. Returning All-American K.J. Hippensteel (Roanoke, VA) is ranked No. 52. Because he did not compete collegiately in the fall, defending NCAA singles champion Alex Kim (Potomac, MD) is not ranked. Ali Ansari (Houston, TX) and Carter Morris (Washington D.C.) are also ranked in singles play at No. 83 and No. 86, respectively.

The doubles team of Ansari and Scott is the only Stanford team to be ranked, coming in at No. 32.

The ITA uses a point-per-match computer formula to determine the national singles and doubles rankings. The complete Top 100 singles and Top 50 doubles rankings can be found at www.ITAtennis.com, the official website of the ITA.

SMU's Genius Chidzikwe and Wake Forest's Bea Bielik are the top-ranked players in singles play. Stanford's Martin holds a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Chidzikwe at the ITA Clay Court Championships in September. Virginia's Huntley Montgomery and Brian Vahaly are No. 1 in men's doubles, while Wake Forest's Janet Bergman and Bea Bielik are the top women's doubles team.

WingspanBank.com Collegiate Tennis Rankings

Women's Singles - Top 101. Bea Bielik Wake Forest, 43.40 avg.2. Ansley Cargill Duke, 40.403. Michelle Dasso, Notre Dame, 37.694. Nataly Cahana Old Dominion, 35.645. Aarthi Venkatesan, Georgia, 32.756. Janet Bergman, Wake Forest, 30.167. Julie DeRoo, Mississippi, 29.118. Lauren Kalvaria, Stanford, 26.239. Jewel Peterson, Southern California, 25.9410. Anna Monhartova, Tulane, 25.4320. Laura Granville, Stanford, 16.6021. Keiko Tokuda, Stanford, 16.5023. Gabriela Lastra, Stanford, 15.66

Men's Singles - Top 101. Genius Chidzikwe, SMU, 37.96 avg.2. Marko Cerenko, Duke, 31.823. Matias Boeker, Georgia, 27.544. Oskar Johansson, Arkansas, 26.175. Bo Hodge, Georgia, 25.666. Romain Ambert, Mississippi State, 25.617. John Paul Fruttero, California, 25.088. Ajay Ramaswami, LSU, 23.759. Peter Handoyo, Tennessee, 21.9010. Daniel Klemetz Middle Tennessee, 20.1914. David Martin, Stanford, 18.7943. Scotty Scott, Stanford, 10.1846. Scott Lipsky, Stanford, 9.8252. K.J. Hippensteel, Stanford, 9.2783. Ali Ansari, Stanford, 5.8686. Carter Morris, Stanford, 5.64

Women's Doubles - Top 51. Janet Bergman/Bea Bielik, Wake Forest, 45.202. Paola Palencia/Ipek Senoglu, Pepperdine, 42.883. Lauren Kalvaria/Gabriela Lastra, Stanford, 35.804. Martina Nedelkova/Andrea Ondrisova, Virginia Commonwealth University, 35.485. Krsity Dascoli/Monica Rincon, Ohio State, 29.0913. Lauren Barnikow/Lauren Kalvaria, Stanford, 11.6030. Laura Granville/Gabriela Lastra, Stanford, 7.72

Men's Doubles - Top 51. Brian Vahaly/Huntley Montgomery, Virginia, 38.112. Matias Boeker/Travis Parrott, Georgia, 26.913. Olivier Levant/Nathan Overholser, Florida, 26.004. Reiner Neurohr/Mark Williams, Baylor, 20.515. Georges Matijasevic/Tiago Ruffoni, Auburn, 20.3132. Ali Ansari/Scotty Scott, Stanford, 9.18

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