Three Women's Tennis Players Still Alive n Bulldog Classic
Sept. 27, 2002
Fresno, Calif. - First-seeded Raquel Kops-Jones led three Bears into the round of 16 in the Bulldog Classic, taking place at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center this weekend.
After receiving a bye in the first round, Kops-Jones breezed past Vlatka Jovanovic of Fresno State 6-2, 6-0. Kops-Jones will take on Pacific's Natalia Kostenko on Saturday at 8:45 a.m. The top-seeded Kops-Jones had a first round bye before facing Jovanovic in second round action.
Also winning today for Cal was Nicole Havlicek, who took out San Jose State's Ana Lukner in the second round 6-1, 6-0. She will play Sacramento State's Roberta Fessenko tomorrow at 10:15 a.m.
Catherine Lynch advanced today for the Bears as well, handily defeating Kate Harden of Saint Mary's 6-1, 6-0. She will take on Fresno State's Katherin Winterhalter in a round of 16 match Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
In doubles, Cal's top double team of Kops-Jones and Lynch, the No. 1 seed, easily defeated their counterparts, Fessenko and Amanda Sanchez of Sacramento State, 8-2. The No. 3-seeds, Arguelles and Havlicek breezed through their match against the duo of Petra Abraham and Christina Rivieccio of Sacramento State, 8-1.
Cal's doubles pairs of Case-Shu and Borisoff-Del Rosario both were defeated in the round of 16.
Round of 16 singles matches begin Saturday at 8:45 a.m. Quarterfinal matches start at 12:45 p.m. Doubles quarterfinal matches are at 3:45 p.m. The doubles semifinals and finals of doubles takes place on Sunday.
Complete Day One Results:
FIRST ROUND -- SINGLESJovanovic (FS) def. Lee (SJSU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4Silverstone (SJSU) def. Meister (SMC) 7-5, 6-2Rivieccio (Sac St) def. Vasu (SJSU) 6-1, 6-0Vinis (LMU) def. Ortega 6-1, 6-0Lukner (SJSU) def. Sanches (Sac St) 6-4, 6-4Fessenko (Sac St) def. Fileva (LMU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3Harden (SMC) def. Van (SJSU) 6-1, 6-1Jantz (FS) def. Chavez-Hoy (SJSU) 6-0, 6-0Dinham (LMU) def. Schulman (SMC) 7-5, 6-1
SECOND ROUND -- SINGLES(1) Kops-Jones (Cal) def. Jovanovic 6-2, 6-0Kostenko (Pacific) def. Silverstone (SJSU) 6-0, 6-2Abraham (Sac St) def. Borisoff (Cal) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4Kirknis (Sac St) def. Halilovic (SJSU) 6-2, 6-0(4) Pakay (LMU) def. Rivieccio (Sac St) 6-1, 6-0Vinis (LMU) def. Case (Cal) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2(6) Tallo (FS) def. Shu (Cal) 6-1, 6-0Apodaca (Nevada) def. Selmanson (Pacific) 6-2, 6-1Havlicek (Cal) def. Lukner (SJSU) 6-1, 6-0Fessenko (Sac St) def. Beauchene (Pacific) 6-0, 6-1Winterhalter (FS) def. Baker (LMU) 6-2, 6-4(3) Lynch (Cal) def. Harden (SMC) 6-1, 6-0Trpeska (Nevada) def. Del Rosario (Cal) 6-2, 6-2(5) Karnaukhova (Sac St) def. Arguelles (Cal) 6-1, 6-4Jantz (FS) def. Dvorsek (Pacific) 6-2, 6-3(2) Carlotti (FS) def. Dinham (LMU) 6-4, 6-0
FIRST ROUND -- DOUBLESFessenko/Sanches (Sac St) def. Meister/Ortega (SMC) 8-0Abraham/Rivieccio (Sac St) def. Baker/Fileva (LMU) 8-2Harden/Schulman (SMC) def. Halilovic/Vasu (SJSU) 8-1
SECOND ROUND -- DOUBLES(1) Kops-Jones/Lynch (Cal) def. Fessenko/Sanches (Sac St) 8-2Lee/Lukner (SJSU) def. Apodaca/Trpeska (Nevada) 9-7(4) Karnaukhova/Kirknis (Sac St) def. Case/Shu (Cal) 8-4Selmanson/Dvorsek (Pacific) def. Silverstone/Van (SJSU) 8-4Jantz/Winterhalter (FS) def. Borisoff/Del Rosario (Cal) 8-3(3) Arguelles/Havlicek (Cal) def. Abraham/Rivieccio (Sac St) 8-1(5) Pakay/Dinham (LMU) def. Harden/Schulman (SMC) 8-0(2) Carlotti/Tallo (FS) def. Beauchene/Kostenko (Pacific) 8-3
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