Hadzic, Brymer Lead Huskies In First Day Of Wailea Classic
Jan. 14, 2006
WAILEA, HAWAII - Senior Dinka Hadzic and freshman Tori Brymer won their singles matches and together won a pair of doubles contests as Washington women's tennis posted a successful first day at the Wailea Classic played at the Wailea Tennis Club in Maui, Hawaii, Friday. The three-day event continues through Sunday.
The event features round-robin style individual play, with one round of singles and two rounds of doubles played on Friday. With the Huskies competing against players from Oregon and Sacramento State, Hadzic defeated Oregon's Carmen Seremeta in straight sets (6-1, 6-2) while Brymer - in her UW debut - defeated Sacramento State's Anatassia Lyssenko in three sets (2-6, 6-2, 6-3).
Playing as a doubles duo for the first time, Hadzic and Brymer defeated two teams from Sacramento State in the first two rounds.
'Dinka and Tori are a new team and playing very well together,' first-year head coach Jill Hultquist said. 'Tori is a great addition to our team as she has very good doubles skills. Tori and Dinka compliment each other really well.'
Also earning singles wins for Washington were sophomores Tara Simpson and and Allison Rainey. The other two Washington doubles teams are first-time duos as well, with Rainey and junior Monika Kolbovic posting their first win in the second round.
2006 Wailea Classic
Wailea Tennis Club o Wailea, Hawaii
Results from Friday, Jan. 13
Dinka Hadzic (UW) def. Carmen Seremeta (Oregon), 6-1, 6-2
Tori Brymer (UW) def. Anatassia Lyssenko (Sacramento State), 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
Tara Simpson (UW) def. Luba Schrifis (Sacramento State), 6-0, 6-2
Anna Powaska (Oregon) def. Stephanie Svanfeldt (UW), 6-2, 6-2
Allison Rainey (UW) def. Svetlana Primenova (Sacramento State), 6-2, 6-2
Monica Hoz de Vila (Oregon) def. Melinda Wong (UW), 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
Doubles Round I
Hadzic/Brymer (UW) def. Karnaukkhova/Schrifis (Sac State), 8-3
Seremeta/Powaska (Oregon) def. Simpson/Svanfeldt (UW), 8-5
Leksinska/Hirt (Oregon) def. Rainey/Kolbovic (UW), 8-6
Doubles Round II
Hadzic/Brymer (UW) def. Helland/Primenova (Sac State), 8-3
Rainey/Kolbovic (UW) def. Jarlkaganova/Taranenko (Sac State), 8-6
Leksinska/Hirt (Oregon) def. Simpson/Svanfeldt (UW), 8-6