No. 7 Cal Stays Hot In the Desert with a Win over Arizona
Feb. 23, 2007
TUCSON, Ariz. - Riding its momentum from last weekend's two big wins, the seventh-ranked California women's tennis team defeated Arizona, Friday afternoon in Tucson, Ariz., by the score of 6-1. The Golden Bears improved to 7-2 on the season.
Third-ranked Susie Babos, this week's Pac-10 Player of the Week, dominated in her singles match against Juliette Mavroleon, defeating the Wildcat, 6-1, 6-3. Babos also won in doubles. The fourth-ranked doubles tandem of Babos and senior Zsuzsanna Fodor beat Mavroleon and Danielle Steinberg, 8-2, to clinch the doubles point for Cal.
Juniors Stephanie Kusano and Cristina Visico also won in straight sets in singles. Kusano's victory clinched the match for the Bears, as she knocked off Toprowska, 6-3, 6-3. Visico defeated Katie Orletsky, 6-1, 6-2.
Junior Marion Ravelojaona was in a battle in the first set of her match against Tina Razloznik, but hung on to win the set and the match, 7-6, 6-3.
The Bears square off against No. 22 Arizona State tomorrow afternoon at 12 p.m. in Tempe, Ariz.
(3) Susie Babos (Cal) def Juliette Mavroleon (UA) 6-1, 6-3
Danielle Steinberg (UA) def (9) Zsuzsanna Fodor (Cal) 6-1, 7-6(0)
Nina Henkel (Cal) def Kasia Jakowlew (UA) 6-1, 6-0
Stephanie Kusano (Cal) def Natalia Toporowska (UA) 6-3, 6-3
Cristina Visico (Cal) def Katie Orletsky (UA) 6-1, 6-2
Marion Ravelojaona (Cal) def Tina Razloznik (UA) 7-6(4), 6-3
(4) Babos/Fodor (Cal) def Mavroleon/Steinberg (UA) 8-2
Henkel/Moore (Cal) def Toporowska/Jakowlew (UA) 8-0
Ravelojaona/Bobusic (Cal) def Orletsky/Todorova (UA) 6-5(4)
Order of Finish:
Doubles 2, 1, 3
Singles 3, 1, 4, 5, 2, 6