Women's Tennis Results From the ASU/Thunderbird Invitational

Nov. 5, 2004

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Three of the four seeded players made it through to the singles quarterfinals Friday at the 10th annual Arizona State/Thunderbird Collegiate tennis Invitational. Teams from Arizona State, California, Kansas State, Michigan, Stanford and TCU competed in the first day that featured 32 singles and eight doubles matches.

The lone upset occurred as second-seeded Elizabeth Exon of Michigan went down in the second round when she had to retire in the second set to California's Cristina Visico. Three Arizona State players, including the Invitational's top-seed, Joslynn Burkett, all advanced to the quarterfinals.

In doubles action, both seeded teams made their way in to the quarterfinals, including all four of Arizona State's tandems.

The second-round of the main draw doubles along with the consolation round will begin Saturday's action at 8:30 a.m. Quarterfinals play in both the main and consolation singles draws will get underway at 9:30 a.m. Here are the complete results from the first day of the invitational.

SINGLES FIRST ROUND (MAIN DRAW):

(1) Joslynn Burkett (ASU) def. Lindsay McBride (TCU) -- 6-0, 6-2

Jessica Shu (Cal) def. Leanne Rutherford (UM) -- 7-6 (6), 6-3

Jessica Leitch (ASU) def. Monica Wiesner (Cal) -- 6-1, 6-4

Andrea Morgado (TCU) def. Jessica Simosa (KSU) -- 6-3, 7-6 (4)

(4) Whitney Deason (SU) def. Debra Streifler (UM) -- 6-1, 6-2

Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Karla Mancinas (TCU) -- 6-1, 7-6 (5)

Tiffany Lee (Cal) def. Wendy Pilecka (ASU) -- 7-6 (6), 6-1

Tamar Kvaratskhelia (KSU) def. Paige Brown (TCU) -- 6-1, 6-1

Stephanie Kusano (Cal) def. Alexandria Allin (TCU) -- 6-0, 6-0

Lejla Hodzic (SU) def. Nina Yaftali (UM) -- 6-2, 6-2

Kewa Nichols (TCU) def. Vana Tomas (ASU) -- 6-3, 6-2

(3) Maria Rosenberg (KSU) def. Lindsey Goldstein (UM) -- 6-0, 6-0

Olga Klimova (KSU) def. Brooke Borisoff (Cal) -- 6-2, 6-3

Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Melissa Bere (TCU) -- 6-2, 6-0

Cristina Visico (Cal) def. Gloriann Lopez (TCU) -- 7-5, 6-4

(2) Elizabeth Exon (UM) def. Rebecca Rankin (ASU) -- 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (4)

SINGLES SECOND ROUND (MAIN DRAW):

(1) Joslynn Burkett (ASU) def. Jessica Shu (Cal) -- 6-0, 6-2

Jessica Leitch (ASU) def. Andrea Morgado (TCU) -- 6-4, 7-6 (3)

(4) Whitney Deason (SU) def. Kady Pooler (ASU) -- 6-2, 6-4

Tamar Kvaratskhelia (KSU) def. Tiffany Lee (Cal) -- 6-2, 6-4

Lejla Hodzic (SU) def. Stephanie Kusano (Cal) -- 6-2, 3-0, retired

(3) Maria Rosenberg (KSU) def. Kewa Nichols (TCU) -- 6-2, 6-2

Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Olga Klimova (KSU) -- 7-6 (2), 6-2

Cristina Visico (Cal) def. (2) Elizabeth Exon (UM) -- 6-2, retired

SINGLES SECOND ROUND (CONSOLATION):

Wendy Pilecka (ASU) def. Paige Brown (TCU) -- 6-2, 6-0

Leanne Rutherford (UM) def. Lindsay McBride (TCU) -- 6-2, 6-1

Jessica Simosa (KSU) def. Jennifer Kaufmann (ASU) -- 6-1, 6-0

Debra Streifler (UM) def. Karla Mancinas (TCU) -- 6-1, 6-1

Monica Sly (UM) def. Melissa Bere (TCU) -- 6-2, 6-2

Nina Yaftali (UM) def. Alexandria Allin (TCU) -- 6-1, 6-1

Vana Tomas (ASU) def. Lindsey Goldstein (UM) -- 6-1, 6-0

Gloriann Lopez (TCU) def. Rebecca Rankin (ASU) -- 6-2, 6-2

DOUBLES FIRST ROUND (MAIN DRAW):

(1) Burkett/Pilecka (ASU) def. Goldstein/Sly (UM) -- 8-2

Lopez/Nichols (TCU) def. Borisoff/Wiesner (Cal) -- 8-4

Shu/Visico (Cal) def. Rutherford/Streifler (UM) -- 8-3

Leitch/Tomas (ASU) def. Kvaratskhelia/Rosenberg (KSU) -- 8-2

Capannolo/Pooler (ASU) def. Lee/Kusano (Cal) -- 8-1

Brown/Morgado (TCU) def. Exon/Yaftali (UM) -- 9-7

Colalillo/Rankin (ASU) def. Bere/McBride (TCU) -- 8-1

(2) Deason/Hodzic (SU) def. Klimova/Simosa (KSU) -- 8-3

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