Tennis Travel to Maryland Invitational
Sept. 20, 2005
This Week - Washington State will travel to College Park, Md., to play in the Maryland Invitational...host Terrapins participated in the 2005 NCAA Championships.
Burduli Wins Title - WSU sophomore Ekaterina Burduli captured the No. 1 singles title at the Cougar Classic last weekend...ranked No. 45, Burduli cruised past Boise State's Jana Mackova in Sunday's final...last time a Cougar took first in the Cougar Classic No. 1 singles bracket was Erika Perkins in 2001.
Newcomers Fair Well - WSU newcomers accounted for 15 singles victories at the Cougar Classic...Maria Ring led the freshmen advancing to the semifinals in No. 2 singles ... junior transfer Marjolein van de Ven finished runner-up in No. 2 singles...van de Ven dropped a three-set final to Tatiana Ganzha of Boise State.
Doubles Play - WSU duo Amy Toth and Bianca Selaru reached the final in No. 1 doubles...WSU duo lost a close match to Boise State's Ganzha and Mackova 8-6...other notables were Tessa Hollyn Taub and teammate Aleksandra who reached the semifinal in No. 2 doubles.
ROSTEREkaterina Burduli, 5-6, SO, Tel Aviv, IsraelAleksandra Cekic, 5-5, FR, London OntarioAshley Flynn, 5-9, FR, Tacoma, Wash.Tessa Hollyn Taub, 5-8, JR, Palo Alto, Calif.Kara Konomos, 5-5, SO, Auburn, Wash.Anastesia Opata, 5-7, FR, Lawrenceville, Ga.Maria Ring, 5-6, FR, Linghem, SwedenBianca Selaru, 5-8, FR, Zalau, RomaniaAleksandra Stefanova, 5-4, SO, Skopje, MacedoniaAmy Toth, 5-5, JR, Mississauga, OntarioMarjolein van de Ven, 5-3, JR, Delft, Netherlands
2005-06 RESULTSSinglesEkaterina Burduli (4-0)Aleksandra Cekic (3-2)Ashley Flynn (1-2)Tessa Hollyn Taub (3-1)Kara Konomos (1-3)Maria Ring (3-1)Bianca Selaru (2-2)Alexandra Stefanova (3-2)Amy Toth (3-1)Marjolein van de Ven (3-1)
DoublesBurduli/Ring (2-1)Cekic/van de Ven (1-2)Flynn/Konomos (0-2)Hollyn Taub/Stefanova (2-1)Selaru/Toth (3-1)