Day One Pac-10 Championships Summary
April 22, 2005
Ojai, CA - The California men's tennis team concluded a successful first day at the Pac-10 Individual Championships this evening in Ojai, Calif. The Pac-10's, held in conjunction with the 105th Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament, will decide the Conference's singles and doubles champions.
Two Golden Bear freshmen advanced out of the Round of 32 singles main draw. Cristina Visico notched her 13th consecutive singles victory when she defeated Chris Martinez of Washington State, 6-1; 6-2. Cal's Stephanie Kusano was also victorious in straight sets, defeating Dominika Dieskova of Oregon, 6-3; 6-3. Neither Bear was able to advance to the quarterfinals.
No. 6 in the nation Suzi Babos was upset by No. 79 Anca Anastasiu of USC, taking the first set but dropping the final two, 2-6; 6-2; 6-3.
The Bears swept through the Round of 32 in the singles invite draw, advancing in all four matches. Senior Brooke Borisoff moved on after Anna Powaska of Oregon withdrew due to injury. Freshman Marion Ravelojaona edged Oregon's Monica Hoz de Vila, 7-5; 6-1.
Junior co-captain Jessica Shu turned in a dominant performance against Keri Sugiyama of Washington, 6-0; 6-0. Freshman Tiffany Lee was also a straight-set winner, beating USC's Erin Everly, 6-0; 6-1.
Shu advanced to the quarterfinals with a win over Vana Tomas of ASU in three sets, 4-6; 6-2; 7-5.
Lee advanced with a straight set win over Elizabeth Lumpkin, 6-2; 6-3.
Complete ResultsSingles Main Draw - Round of 32Anca Anastasiu (USC) d. Suzi Babos (Cal), 2-6; 6-2; 6-3Cristina Visico (Cal) d. Chris Martinez (WSU), 6-1; 6-2Stephanie Kusano (Cal) d. Dominika Dieskova (Oreg), 6-3; 6-3Nicole Leimbach (USC) d. Monica Wiesener (Cal), 6-1; 6-1Singles Main Draw - Round of 16Lindsey Nelson (USC) d. Cristina Visico (Cal), 6-3; 6-1Dianne Hollands (Arizona) d. Stephanie Kusano (Cal), 6-2; 6-7; 7-5Singles Invite Draw - Round of 32Brooke Borisoff (Cal) v. Anna Powaska (Oreg), Powaska withdraws (injury)Marion Ravelojaona (Cal) d. Monica Hoz de Vila (Oreg), 7-5; 6-1Jessica Shu (Cal) d. Keri Sugiyama (Wash), 6-0; 6-0Tiffany Lee (Cal) d. Erin Everly (USC), 6-0; 6-1Singles Invite Draw - Round of 16Carine Vermeulen (USC) d. Brooke Borisoff (Cal), 6-2; 6-1Kasia Jakowlew (Arizona) d. Marion Ravelojaona (Cal), 7-6; 4-6; 6-4Jessica Shu (Cal) d. Vana Tomas (ASU), 4-6; 6-2; 7-5Tiffany Lee (Cal) d. Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA), 6-2; 6-3
Thu 1/25 | 6:30pm PTLive