No. 8 Cal Tennis Sweeps Weekend Competition
BERKELEY, CA - The No. 8-ranked women's tennis team improved to 10-2 (4-2 Pac-10) after downing No. 5-ranked Texas on Friday, 5-2, then duplicating their performance against the University of South Alabama Jaguars, March 18, 5-2. Cal increases the win streak to six with the victory.
Cal was led in singles by Anita Kurimay, who recovered from a straight set loss on Friday, and defeated Silvia Sosnarova, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1, at the No. 1 spot for the Bears. Christina Fusano, who has been on fire lately, going 9-1 at the No. 2 spot for Cal, defeated Iva Puflerova, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1. Freshman Jieun Jacobs, who faltered at No. 4 on Friday to Texas, bounced back with a strong, 6-2, 6-3 victory at the spot by defeating South Alabama's Nienke Scheltens.
Cal won at all three spots in doubles, grabbing the point for the Bears. Anita Kurimay and Raquel Kops-Jones, came back after an 8-6 loss on Friday, defeating the tandem of Sosnarova and Viktoria Stoklasova, 8-6, at No. 1.
South Alabama: 2
No. 1 Anita Kurimay (Cal) def. Silvia Sosnarova, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
No. 2 Christina Fusano (Cal) def. Iva Puflerova, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
No. 3 Martina Ondrejkova def. Raquel Kops-Jones (Cal), 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
No. 4 Jieun Jacobs (Cal) def. Nienke Scheltens, 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 Catherine Lynch (Cal) def. Viktoria Stoklasova, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3)
No. 6 Josien Boverhof def. Sekita Grant (Cal), 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
No. 1 Kurimay/Kops-Jones (Cal) def. Sosnarova/Stoklasova, 8-6
No. 2 Jacobs/Havlicek (Cal) def. Ondrejkova/Scheltens, 8-5
No. 3 Fusano/Grant (Cal) def. Puflerova/Boverhof, 8-4