No. 1 Women's Tennis Advance to Second Round of Pac-10 Championships.
April 27, 2001
The top-ranked and undefeated Stanford women's team sent only four representatives to Ojai. None of the four reached the singles quarters, though freshmen Emilia Anderson (Cincinnati, OH/Anderson HS) and Lizzy Bennett (Santa Barbara, CA/Santa Barbara HS) both reached the second rounds of their respective draws.
Main Draw First Round (ITA Rankings in parenthesis)
Emilia Anderson (Stanford) d. Ilona Kordonskaya (Washington), 7-5, 6-4
(20) Sara Walker (UCLA) d. Sarah Pestieau (Stanford), 6-0, 6-3
Lauren Fisher (UCLA) d. (91) Lauren Barnikow (Stanford), 7-6 (3), 6-3
Main Draw Second Round (ITA Ranking in parenthesis)
(73) Christina Fusano (California) d. Emilia Anderson (Stanford), 6-4, 7-6 (2)
Invitational First Round
Lizzy Bennett (Stanford) d. Michelle Steifel (UCLA), 6-2, 6-2
Invitational Second Round
Bernaditte Bayani (USC) d. Lizzy Bennett (Stanford), 6-0, 7-6
(One round of women's consolation singles will be played on Saturday for those who lost in the first round)
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