Women's Tennis Captures Victory in First Dual Meet

Jan. 25, 2002

The Arizona women's tennis team was impressive winning five of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches in their first dual meet of the season. In the No. 1 singles spot, Wildcat freshman Maja Mlakar defeated Kansas State's Alena Jecminkova, 6-3, 6-4. UA sophomore Debbie Larocque ousted Kansas State's Petra Sedlmajerova, 6-0, 6-0. In doubles action Mlakar and Larocque won their match against Kansas State's Jecminkova and Andrea Cooper, 8-4.

In other singles play Arizona sophomore Perrine Pernin topped Kansas State's Maria Rosenberg, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4. UA senior Brooke Taylor tripped up Kansas State's Andrea Cooper in a come from behind victory, 5-7, 6-0, 6-0. Kansas State's Paulina Castillejos fell to Arizona freshman Marie-Pier Pouliot in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.

UA freshman Dianne Hollands and Pernin teamed up in doubles to beat Kansas State's duo of Paulina Castillejos and Maria Rosenberg, 8-5.

The No. 51 ranked Wildcats continue action tomorrow against the University of San Diego, ranked No. 53.

Results
Singles
Maja Mlakar (UA)
def. Alena Jecminkova (Kansas St.), 6-3, 6-4
Debbie Larocque (UA) def. Petra Sedlmajerova (Kansas St.), 6-0, 6-0
Kathy Chuda (Kansas St.) def. Dianne Hollands (UA), 6-4, 6-3
Perrine Pernin (UA) def. Maria Rosenburg (Kansas St.), 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Marie-Pier Pouliot (UA) def. Paulina Castillejos (Kansas St.), 6-3, 6-3
Brooke Taylor (UA) def. Andrea Cooper (Kansas St.), 5-7, 6-0, 6-0
Doubles
Mlakar/Larocque (UA)
def. Jecminkova/Cooper (Kansas St.), 8-4
Sedlmajerova/Chuda (Kansas St.) def. Pouliot/Marino (UA), 8-6
Hollands/Pernin (UA) def. Castillejos/Rosenburg (Kansas St.), 8-5
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