Two UW Women Advance to Quarterfinals at Pac-10 Tennis Tourney
April 25, 2002
OJAI, Calif. - Washington women's tennis players Andrea Coulter and Dea Sumantri advanced to the quarterfinals of the invitational draw while all four Huskies were eliminated from the championship bracket Thursday during the opening day of the Pac-10 championships at the Ojai Valley Tennis Club.
Coulter posted a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Washington State's Zorana Roganovic in the round of 16 while Sumantri beat USC's Melissa Esmero by a 6-3, 6-3 count. Both Huskies had received first-round byes.
Two other UW players earned first-round wins in the invitational bracket. Sophomore Erin Hoe won a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 battle with Courtney Nagle of Oregon. Her second-round match was contested late Thursday. Junior Kathy Chi rallied from one set down to register a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 decision over Stanford's Story Tweedie-Yates before losing a second-round match to Lauren Coladillo of Arizona State by a score of 6-2, 6-1.
Three Huskies posted first-round wins in the main draw before suffering second-round setbacks. Sophomore Claire Carter defeated Joslynn Burkett of Arizona State 6-2, 7-5 before falling 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to USC's seventh-ranked Jewel Peterson. Junior Colleen Gray won 6-2, 6-1 over Petya Marinova of UCLA and then lost a hard-fought battle to Stanford's Lauren Barnikow by a 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-0 tally. Senior Ilona Kordonskaya beat California's Emilia Anderson 6-1, 6-1 before losing 6-4, 6-3 to Dianne Hollands of Arizona.
In other championship first-round action, UW junior Darija Klaic dropped a 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2 decision to California's Jieun Jacobs.
The doubles competition begins Friday along with the remaining singles action. The championships conclude Sunday.
Pac-10 Women's Tennis Championships
April 25, 2002
Ojai Valley Tennis Club; Ojai, Calif.
Championship Singles - Round of 32
#78 Claire Carter (UW) def. Joslynn Burkett (ASU), 6-2, 7-5
Colleen Gray (UW) def. #74 Petya Marinova (UCLA), 6-2, 6-1
#77 Jieun Jacobs (CAL) def. #49 Darija Klaic (UW), 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2
Ilona Kordonskaya (UW) def. Emilia Anderson (STAN), 6-1, 6-1
Round of 16
#7 Jewel Peterson (USC) def. #78 Carter (UW), 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
#13 Lauren Barnikow (STAN) def. Gray (UW), 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-0
#102 Dianne Hollands (ARIZ) def. Kordonskaya (UW), 6-4, 6-3
Invitational Singles - Round of 32
Kathy Chi (UW) def. Story Tweedie-Yates (STAN), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
Erin Hoe (UW) def. Courtney Nagle (ORE), 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
Megan Yeats (ASU) def. Amy Allen (UW), 6-0, 6-1
Round of 16
Andrea Coulter (UW) def. Zorana Roganovic (WSU), 6-4, 6-1
Dea Sumantri (UW) def. Melissa Esmero (USC), 6-3, 6-3
Lauren Coladillo (ASU) def. Chi (UW), 6-2, 6-1
Hoe (UW) vs. Tiffany Brymer (USC), not completed