Alice Barnes Advances to Semifinals at ITA All-American Championship

Oct. 7, 2005

Pacific Palisades, Calif. - Stanford senior Alice Barnes won a pair of matches in singles today to advance to tomorrow's semifinals at the 2005 ITA All-American Championship at the Riviera Tennis Club.

Barnes, ranked sixth in the nation, posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over 34th-ranked Diana Srebovic of Florida in the second round and added a 6-3, 6-1 victory over No. 4 Robin Stephenson of Alabama in the quarterfinals. Barnes will face fifth-ranked Daniela Bercek (Duke) in the semifinals tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Also in singles, junior Anne Yelsey, who knocked off top-ranked Jennifer Magley yesterday, defeated No. 21 Helena Besovic of TCU before falling to Bercek in the quarterfinals, while fellow junior Theresa Logar fell in the second round to USC's Amanda Fink.

In doubles, the second-ranked duo of Christian Thompson and Catrina Thompson defeated Barnes and Yelsey, 9-7.

ITA All-American Championship
Friday, October 7, 2005
Riviera Tennis Club * Pacific Palisades, Calif.

No. 26 Anne Yelsey (2-1): def. No. 1 Jennifer Magley (Florida), 6-2, 6-2; def. No. 21 Helena Besovic (TCU), 6-1, 7-6(4); lost to No. 5 Daniela Bercek (Duke), 7-5, 6-0.
No. 10 Alice Barnes (3-0, Advances to Semifinals): def. Cristelle Grier (Northwestern), 6-1, 6-2; def. No. 34 Diana Srebovic (Florida), 6-3, 6-4; def. No. 4 Robin Stephenson (Alabama), 6-3, 6-1.
No. 13 Theresa Logar (1-1): def. No. 6 Shadisha Robinson (Georgia), 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-2; lost to Amanda Fink (USC), 6-3, 6-1.
No. 6 Alice Barnes/Anne Yelsey (1-1): def. No. 9 Kim Coventry/Joelle Schwenk (Kentucky), 8-2, lost to No. 2 Christian Thompson/Catrina Thompson (Notre Dame), 9-7.

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