Arias and Martinez Advance To Quarterfinals At ITA Regional

Oct. 26, 2002

Stanford, Calif.-- Washington State's fifth-seeded doubles tandem of Lorena Arias and Chris Martinez won Saturday to advance to the doubles quarterfinals at the Omni Hotels Western Regional Championships hosted by Stanford University.

Arias and Martinez beat Santa Clara's Ashley Campbell and Jenny Siegel duo, 8-2.

In singles action, Arias beat FSU's Jantz 6-2, 6-2 in the round of 32. In the round of 16, Arias lost to California's fifth-seeded Raquel Kops-Jones, 6-3, 6-2.

'This is what our players have played for all fall,' said WSU Tennis Coach Cari Groce. 'This regional is packed with some of the best players in the country.'

In the consolation bracket, sophomore Orsolya Sallai won two matches. Sallsi beat Stanford's Jessica Leck, 7-6(3), 6-1, and she also defeated Pacific's Jessica Beauchene, 7-6(5), 6-2.

The four-day tournament features the top women's players from the ITA's western region at the NCAA Division I level. Participating schools for this year's event include: Fresno State, Gonzaga, Idaho, Nevada, Pacific, Portland, Sacramento State, Saint Mary's, San Francisco and Santa Clara, as well as Pac-10 foes California, Oregon, Washington and Stanford. The singles finalists and doubles champions advance to the 2002 Omni Hotels National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, held Nov. 7-10 in Dallas, Texas.

RESULTS:Saturday, Oct. 26 Singles Results (Round of 32)Courtney Nagle (Oregon) def. Zsofi Fodor (Washington State), 6-1, 6-3No. 14 Lorena Arias (Washington State) def. Courtney Jantz (Fresno State), 6-2, 6-2No. 12 Emilia Anderson (Stanford) def. Chris Martinez (Washington State), 7-5, 6-2No. 8 Darija Klaic (Washington) def. Nora Gaal (Washington State), 6-0, 6-4

Saturday, Oct. 26 Singles Results (Round of 16)No. 5 Raquel Kops-Jones (Cal) def. No. 14 Lorena Arias (Washington State), 6-3, 6-2

Consolation Singles Results (First Round)Elspeth Beattie (Washington State) byeMagda Gradkowska (Washington State) byeOrsi Sallai (Washington State) def. Jessica Leck (Stanford), 7-6(3), 6-1

Saturday, Oct. 26 Consolation Singles Results (Second Round)Elspeth Beattie (Washington State) byeMagda Gradkowska (Washington State) byeOrsi Sallai (Washington State) bye

Saturday, Oct. 26 Consolation Singles Results (Third Round)Catherine Cochrane (Santa Clara) def. Elspeth Beattie (Washington State), 6-1, 6-1Ivette Duran (Idaho) def. Magda Gradkowska (Washington State), 6-2, 6-0Orsi Sallai (Washington State) def. Jessica Beauchene (UOP), 7-6(5), 6-2

Saturday, Oct. 26 Doubles Results (Round of 16)No. 5 Arias/Martinez (Washington State) def. Campbell/Siegel (Santa Clara), 8-2

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