#22 Women's Tennis Drops a Close One To #7 California, 4-3

Feb. 24, 2007

The Arizona State Women's Tennis team was defeated by the #7 California Bears, 4-3, Saturday at the Whiteman Tennis Center in Tempe. The Devils drop to 6-3 on the season and 2-2 in Pac-10 play.

In singles, senior Sabrina Capannolo came out on top against Susie Babos in the No. 1 spot, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4. The other victories for the Sun Devils came in the No. 5 and 6 spots as Kady Pooler defeated Cristina Visico 6-3, 6-4 and Laila Abdala defeated Marion Ravelojaona 6-3, 7-6 (3).

In doubles, Rebecca Rankin and Laila Abdala defeated Bojana Bobusic and Ravelojaona, 8-2. Pooler and Roxanne Clarke were defeated by Susie Fodor and Babos, 8-4 and Capannolo and Jessica Leitch were defeated by Nina Henkel and Stephanie Kusano, 8-4.

Up next, the Devils travel east to North Carolina to face the #5 North Carolina Tarheels on March 3 and the #11 Duke Blue Devils on March 4.

Saturday's Results:

Singles:

1. Sabrina Capannolo def. Susie Babos 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
2. Susie Foder def. Nadia Abdala 6-2, 7-5
3. Nina Henkel def. Roxanne Clarke 7-5, 6-4
4. Stephanie Kusano def. Rebecca Rankin 6-3, 6-1
5. Kady Pooler def. Cristina Visico 6-3, 6-4
6. Laila Abdala def. Marion Ravelojaona 6-3, 7-6 (3)

Doubles:

1. Babos/Fodor def. Pooler/Clarke 8-4
2. Henkel/Kusano def. Capannolo/Leitch 8-4
3. Rankin/L. Abdala def. Ravelojaona/Bojana Bobusic 8-2

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