No. 11 California Sweeps USD

Jan. 27, 2007

SAN DIEGO - The No. 11 California women's tennis team improved to 2-0 on the dual season with a 7-0 sweep against No. 57 University of San Diego, Saturday morning at the USD West Courts. In the first two matches of the season, the Golden Bears have yet to lose a singles match.

On the No. 1 court, senior Zsuzsanna Fodor was put to the test against junior Monica Wiesener. After winning the first set, 6-3, Fodor lost a close second set, 6-7. The reigning Pac-10 singles champion would win the third set, 8-6, and also win her first career match breaker (10-5).

The rest of the Cal players won their matches decisively, all in straight sets. No. 3 Susie Babos defeated junior Helene Lindstrand, 6-2, 6-3. Freshman Nina Henkel, after winning the first set of her match against freshman Samantha Mouly (6-3), earned the match victory when Mouly got injured in the second set.

In doubles action, the Bears earned the point with three dominating wins. The second-ranked team of Babos and Fodor notched another victory, as they beat Wiesener and Mouly, 9-2. The 12th-ranked tandem of Henkel and sophomore Daron Moore knocked off sophomore Sophia Vogt and freshman Alexandra Demidova, 8-1.

Cal returns to action in San Diego tomorrow morning when the Bears face No. 39 San Diego State at 11 a.m.

Cal Singles Results
Fodor d. Wiesener 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 (10-5)
Babos d. Lindstrand 6-2, 6-3
Henkel d. Mouly 6-3, ret (inj)
Stephanie Kusano d. Zoe Taylor 6-2, 6-4
Cristina Visico d. Demidova 6-1, 6-1
Bojana Bobusic d. Vogt 6-1, 6-1

Cal Doubles Results
Babos/Fodor d. Wiesener/Mouly 8-2
Henkel/Moore d. Vogt/Demidova 8-1
Marion Ravelojaona/Bobusic d. Lindstrand/Justine Perl 8-3

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