Carter, Klaic Advance To Doubles Quarterfinals At ITA Women's Regionals

Oct. 26, 2002

PALO ALTO, Calif.- The doubles pair of Claire Carter and Darija Klaic won its third-round match over teammates Andrea Coulter and Dinka Hadzic, Saturday, advancing to tomorrow's quarterfinals and leading the Washington women's tennis team in day two of the ITA Northwest Regional Championships hosted by Stanford.

Carter and Klaic, the third-seeded doubles team, defeated Coulter and Hadzic 8-5 in the main draw round of 16. They are the only two Huskies still alive in the main draw bracket of the tournament.

With seven Huskies competing in the singles round of 32, eighth-seeded Klaic was the only one to survive with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Nora Gaal from Washington State. Klaic then suffered a loss in the round of 16, falling in straight sets to the No. 16 seed from Stanford, Alice Barnes, 6-3, 6-2.

Carter, who was upset yesterday in the second round of the singles main draw, picked up a pair of wins in the consolation singles bracket. Carter, the No. 11 seed, defeated Carey Savage (USF), 6-0. 6-0 and Monica Martin (Idaho), 6-1, 6-0, in the second and third consolation rounds.

The ITA Women's Northwest Regional Championships continue through Monday. The singles finalists and doubles champions will advance to the 2002 National Indoor Championships, Nov. 7-10, at Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch, Texas.

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Saturday, Oct. 26 - Singles Results (Round of 32)

No. 5 Raquel Kops-Jones (Cal) def. Dinka Hadzic (UW), 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 Chloe Fusano (Fresno State) def. Erin Boisclair (UW), 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
No. 7 Christina Fusano (Cal) def. Colleen Gray (UW), 6-3, 6-2
No. 15 Danielle Hustedt (Cal Poly) def. Andrea Coulter (UW), 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
No. 13 Nargarita Kornaukhova (Sac State) def. Dea Sumantri (UW), 6-4, 6-0
No. 8 Darija Klaic (UW) def. Nora Gaal (Washington State), 6-0, 6-4
No. 10 Jiuen Jacobs (Cal) def. Erin Hoe (UW), 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

Saturday, Oct. 26 - Singles Results (Round of 16)
No. 16 Alice Barnes (Stanford) def. No. 8 Darija Klaic (UW), 6-3, 6-2

Saturday, Oct. 26 - Consolation Singles Results (Second Round)
No. 11 Claire Carter (UW) def. Carey Savage (USF), 6-0, 6-0

Saturday, Oct. 26 - Consolation Singles Results (Third Round)
No. 11 Claire Carter (UW) def. Monica Martin (Idaho), 6-1, 6-0

Saturday, Oct. 26 - Doubles Results (Round of 16)
No. 1 Barnikow/Burdette (Stanford) def. No. 9 Gray/Sumantri (UW), 8-3
No. 3 Carter/Klaic (UW) def. Coulter/Hadzic (UW), 8-5

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