Women's Tennis Drops Match to UCLA
March 29, 2002
TUCSON, Ariz. - The No. 34 Arizona women's tennis fell to No. 8 UCLA on Friday,5-2.
UA freshman Maja Mlakar, ranked No. 20, upset UCLA's No. 3 ranked Megan Bradley, 7-5, 6-4. Freshman Dianne Hollands, ranked No. 92, earned the other singles victory for the Cats when she topped UCLA's No. 61 Petya Marinova in three sets, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3.
Wildcat sophomore Debbie Larocque, ranked No. 94, dropped her match to UCLA's No. 5 Sara Walker, 6-4, 6-3.
In doubles play, the Cats came close to pulling an upset when UA's No. 13 ranked duo of Mlakar and Larocque lost a close match with UCLA's No. 5 pair of Walker and Marinova, 8-6.
The Cats continue action tomorrow when they face off against No. 16 USC at noon MST.
No. 20 Maja Mlakar (UA) def. No. 3 Megan Bradley (UCLA), 7-5, 6-4
No. 5 Sara Walker (UCLA) def. No. 94 Debbie Larocque (UA), 6-4, 6-3
No. 92 Dianne Hollands (UA) def. No. 61 Petya Marinova (UCLA), 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Sarah Gregg (UCLA) def. Perrine Pernin (UA), 6-2, 6-4
Lauren Fisher (UCLA) def. Marie-Pier Pouliot (UA), 6-0, 7-6 (12-10)
Catherine Hawley (UCLA) def. Daniela Torres (UA), 6-1, 6-3
No. 5 Walker/Marinova (UCLA) def. No. 13 Mlakar/Larocque (UA), 8-6
No. 6 Fisher/Bradley (UCLA) def. Laresa Marino/Pouliot (UA), 8-1
Mariko Fritz-Krockow/Gregg (UCLA) def. Hollands/Brooke Taylor (UA), 8-6