Three Bears Advance in Pac-10 Indoor Competition

Jan. 12, 2001

SEATTLE, WA - The Cal women's tennis team traveled to Seattle for the Pac-10 Indoor championships, as only one singles and doubles tandem advanced after the opening rounds. Sophomore Christina Fusano began competition in the Flight II bracket, knocking out Washington's Ilona Kordonskaya (3-6, 6-1, 6-3) in the first round of competition. Washington State's Lorena Arias fell next (7-5, 6-2) in the following match as Fusano advances into Saturday with two victories.

In doubles, the duo of freshmen Sekita Grant and Raquel Kops-Jones advanced to Saturday's competition in Flight II, as they downed Kristen Auten and Kathy Chi of Washington, 8-0. Freshman Catherine Lynch teamed up with Fusano, however the duo fell to Stanford's Lauren Barnikow and Lauren Kalvaria, 8-6 in the Flight I bracket.

No. 38-ranked Kops-Jones fell in the first round of Flight I competition to Washington's Kristina Kraszewski (4-6, 7-5, 6-2) while freshman Nicole Havlicek fell to ASU's Jennifer Baker (2-6, 6-1, 6-4) in Flight III competition. Catherine Lynch couldn't get past Arizona's Perrine Pernin, as Lynch fell, 6-3, 7-5, in Flight III.

Freshman Jieun Jacobs defeated Zorana Ragonovic of WSU (6-2, 6-1), however lost to UCLA's Catherine Hawley (6-1, 6-1) in the second round of Flight II singles competition.

Pac-10 Indoor TournamentResults, Jan. 12

Flight I Singles

First Round

Laura Granville, Stanford, def. Lindsay Blau Arizona, 6-0, 6-0Jeanette Mattsson, Oregon, def. Anita Loyola, USC, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4Kristina Kraszewski, Washington, def. Raquel Kops-Jones, California, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2Sara Walker, UCLA, def. Ana Maria Moura, Washington State, 6-0, 6-2Adria Engel, Arizona State, def. Michelle Gough, Arizona, 6-2, 6-1Keiko Tokuda, Stanford, def. Darija Klaic, Washington, 7-5, 6-0Erica Perkins, Washington State, def. Zana Zlebnik, UCLA, 6-4, 7-6 (4)Jewel Peterson, USC, def. Monika Gieczys, Oregon, 6-3, 6-3

Quarterfinals

Laura Granville (20), Stanford, def. Jeanette Mattsson, Oregon, 7-5, 6-0Kristina Kraszewski, Washington, def. Sara Walker, UCLA, 7-6, 6-1Adria Engel, Arizona State, def. Keiko Tokuda (21), SU, 6-3, 6-4Erica Perkins, Washington State, def. Jewel Peterson, USC, 4-6, 6-4, 6-0

Flight II Singles

First Round

Maureen Diaz, USC, def. Sophie Regnier, Arizona, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5Claire Carter, Washington, def. Anna Dybicz, Washington State, 6-2, 6-2Catherine Hawley, UCLA, def. Celena McCoury, Arizona State, 6-1, 6-1Jieun Jacobs, California, def. Zorana Rogonovic, Washington State, 6-2, 6-1Lorena Arias, Washington State, def. Lauren Fisher, UCLA, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4Christina Fusano, California, def. Ilona Kordonskaya, Washington, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3Janice Nyland, Oregon, def. Tiffany Brymer, USC, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2Debbie Larocque, Arizona, def. Lauren Barnikow, Stanford, 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-1

Quarterfinals

Maureen Diaz (99), USC, def. Claire Carter, Washington, 6-4, 6-1Catherine Hawley, UCLA, def. Jieun Jacobs, California, 6-1, 6-1Christina Fusano, California, def. Lorena Arias, Washington State, 7-5, 6-2Janice Nyland, Oregon, def. Debbie Larocque, Arizona, 7-5, 6-3

Flight III Singles

First Round

Amelia Anderson, Stanford, def. Erin Hoe, Washington, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4Jennifer Baker, Arizona State, def. Nicole Havlicek, California, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4Bernadette Bayani, USC, def. Adeline Arnaud, Oregon, 6-4, 6-1Mariko Fritz-Krockow, UCLA, def. Brooke Taylor, Arizona, 6-4, 7-6(2)Melissa Esmero, USC, def. Andrea Coulter, Washington, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4Perrine Pernin, Arizona, def. Catherine Lynch, California, 6-3, 7-5Sarah Pestieau, Stanford, def. Vickie Gunnarsson, Oregon, 6-1, 6-4Petya Marinova, UCLA, def. Tamara Filipovic, Washington State, 7-5, 6-2

Quarterfinals

Amelia Anderson, Stanford, def. Jennifer Baker, Arizona State, 6-1, 6-4Bernadette Bayani, USC, def. Mariko Fritz-Krockow, UCLA, 6-4, 1-6, 6-1Melissa Esmero, USC, def. Perrine Pernin, Arizona, 7-6, 4-6, 6-1Sarah Pestieau, Stanford, def. Petya Marinova, UCLA, 6-4, 6-2

Flight I Doubles

First Round

Lauren Barnikow/Lauren Kalvaria, SU, def. Christina Fusano/Catherine Lynch, CU, 8-6Barnadette Bayani/Anita Loyola, USC, def. Monika Gieczys/Courtney Nagle, UODarija Klaic/Kristina Kraszewski, UW, def. Erica Perkins/Tamara Filipovic, WSU, 8-1

Flight II Doubles

First Round

Maureen Diaz/Melissa Esmero (15), USC, byeAndrea Coulter/Erin Hoe, UW, def. Vickie Gunnarsson/Jeanette Mattsson, UO, 8-1Stacey McKeena/Ana Maria Moura, WSU, def. Jennifer Donahue/Catherine Hawley, UCLA, 8-2Perrine Pernin/Sophie Regnier, UA, byeSekita Grant/Raquel Kops-Jones, CU, def. Kristen Auten/Kathy Chi, UW, 8-0Zorana Rogonovic/Moniek Van de Ven, WSU, bye

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