No. 17 California Defeated by No. 11 UCLA, 6-1
Feb. 26, 2005
Berkeley - The No. 17 California women's tennis team fell to No. 11 UCLA, 6-1. With the loss, the Golden Bears' record falls to 4-3 overall while the Bruins improve to 6-3.
UCLA opened the match picking up the doubles point, sweeping all three doubles matches.
In singles play, freshman Suzi Babos, ranked seventh nationally, picked up a win for the Bears on court one, defeating No. 38 Daniela Bercek in straight sets, 7-5; 6-2. The win, Babos' 22nd of the year, is her seventh over an opponent ranked nationally in the top 50.
Freshman Cristina Visico came up just shy of a victory on court five, losing a hard-fought three-set match to UCLA's Laura Gordon, 6-4; 4-6; 6-4.
The Bears will travel to Arizona next weekend, where they will face Arizona State on Friday, March 4 at 1:30 p.m. and Arizona on Saturday, March 5 at 12 noon.
Complete ResultsDoubles1. (UCLA) Bercek / Zalameda d. (Cal) Babos / Ravelojaona, 8-52. (UCLA) Gordon / Lumpkin d. (Cal) Kusano / Shu, 8-43. (UCLA) Gregg / Lin d. (Cal) Wiesener / Visico, 8-3
Singles1. (Cal) No. 7 Suzi Babos d. (UCLA) No. 38 Daniela Bercek, 7-5; 6-22. (UCLA) No. 15 Riza Zalameda d. (Cal) Monica Wiesener, 6-3; 6-43. (UCLA) Alex McGoodwin d. (Cal) Marion Ravelojaona, 6-1; 6-14. (UCLA) Tracy Lin d. (Cal) Stephanie Kusano, 6-4; 6-15. (UCLA) Laura Gordon d. (Cal) Cristina Visico, 6-4; 4-6; 6-46. (UCLA) Elizabeth Lumpkin d. (Cal) Jessica Shu, 6-1; 6-4