Ducks Conclude Play at Omni Hotels ITA Regional Championships
Oct. 27, 2002
STANFORD, Calif. - Daria Panova's run at the Omni Hotels ITA Regional Championships came to an end in the quarterfinals, losing to Cal's Christina Fusano, the No. 7 seed and No. 34-ranked player in the nation. Anna Leksinska and Monika Gieczys each lost their singles matches in consolation play to complete the tournament for the Oregon women's tennis team.
Panova played a tight first set, but Fusano dominated the second set to win the match 6-4, 6-1. Panova was the last Duck remaining in the main draw, but the tournament was an overall success for the Ducks. Oregon advanced four Ducks to the round of 32 at the tournament this year, and only one in 2001.
FIFTH ROUND SINGLES RESULTS (Quarterfinals)
No. 7 Christina Fusano (Cal) def. No. 9 Daria Panova (Oregon), 6-4, 6-1
FOURTH ROUND CONSOLATION SINGLES RESULTS
Janelle Kaloi (Santa Clara) def. Anna Leksinska (Oregon), 6-1, 6-1
Chelsey Thompson (Cal Poly) def. Monika Gieczys (Oregon), 6-4, 6-1