Joanna Kao Falls In Pac-10 Invitational Singles Semifinals

April 26, 2003

OJAI, Calif. - Stanford University freshman Joanna Kao (Fullerton, CA) lost in the semifinals of the Pac-10 Women's Tennis Singles Invitational on Saturday morning at Libbey Park.

Kao, who won three matches in two days to reach the semifinals, dropped a 6-1, 6-2 decision to Nicole Havlicek of California.

Stanford has been eliminated from this weekend's competition, and will now prepare to defend its NCAA Team Championship. The NCAA brackets will be announced on Wednesday, April 30 at 1:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on ESPN News. The NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament begins on Friday, May 9 on campus sites.

2003 Pacific-10 Conference Individual Championships

Women's Singles (Stanford results only)

Invitational Flight

Quarterfinals

Nicole Havlicek (California) d. Joanna Kao (Stanford), 6-1, 6-2

Consolation Draw

Anya Loncaric (UCLA) d. Jessica Leck (Stanford), 6-1, 6-0

Women's Doubles

Consolation Draw

Shilpa Joshi/Anya Loncaric (UCLA) d. Joanna Kao/Jessica Leck (Stanford), 8-6

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