No. 21 UW Women's Tennis Battles No. 35 Oregon For 4-3 Victory

March 15, 2003

SEATTLE -- No. 21 Washington women's tennis team (10-1) defeated No. 35 Oregon, 4-3, Saturday at the Lloyd Nordstrom Tennis Center. With the victory, the Huskies pick-up their first Pac-10 win of the season (1-0) and improved their winning streak to eight matches.

The Ducks opened the match winning all three doubles matches. UW's Claire Carter and Darija Klaic were upset by Daria Panova and Courtney Nagle, 8-5, in the No. 1 position. Huskies Colleen Gray and Dea Sumantri were defeated by Monica Giezys and Jamie Marshall, 8-4, in the No.2 position. Oregon completed the doubles sweep, as UW's Erin Boisclair and Dinka Hadzic were downed by Anna Leksinska and Ester Bak, 8-6.

Washington battled back to win four of the six singles matches, led by Sumantri's clinching victory at No. 2. Sumantri came back from a loss in the first-set to defeat Nagle 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. UW's Carter battled but fell to Panova 7-5, 2-6, (10-5) in the No. 1 position. At No. 3, Klaic defeated Giezys in straight sets 6-2, 6-3.

UW's Boisclair downed Marshall 6-1, 1-2 (ret.) in the No. 4 position. Gray defeated Bak 6-1, 6-3 in the No. 5 position, while Hadzic fell to Leksinska 6-3, 6-7, (10-8) in the No. 6 position.

The Huskies will now head to California, for a four-match road trip, beginning with Sacramento State, Sunday, March 23, at 12 p.m.

Washington Women's Tennis vs. Oregon
March 15, 2003 - Seattle, Wash.
# 21 Washington 4, # 35 Oregon 3

Doubles
1. Daria Panova & Courtney Nagle (ORE) def. Carter & Klaic (UW) 8-5
2. Monica Giezys & Jamie Marshall (ORE) def. Gray & Sumantri (UW) 8-4
3. Anna Leksinska & Ester Bak (ORE) def. Boisclair & Hadzic (UW) 8-6

Singles
1. Daria Panova (ORE) def. Claire Carter (UW) 7-5, 2-6, (10-5)
2. Dea Sumantri (UW) def. Courtney Nagle (ORE) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 (clinch)
3. Darija Klaic (UW) def. Monika Gieczys (ORE) 6-2, 6-3
4. Erin Boisclair (UW) def. Jamie Marshall (ORE) 6-1, 1-2 ret.
5. Colleen Gray (UW) def. Ester Bak (ORE) 6-1, 6-3
6. Anna Leksinska (ORE) def. Dinka Hadzic (UW) 6-3, 6-7, (10-8)

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