Top-ranked Stanford Beats Cal 6-1
March 3, 2007
Theresa Logar beat defending NCAA singles champion Susie Babos at No. 1 singles to lead the top-ranked Cardinal to a 6-1 victory today at the Taube Tennis Center at Stanford. Logar, who is the No. 15 ranked singles player in the nation, beat Babos for the second time this season. Stanford is now 9-1 on the season while the Bears, ranked No. 7, fell to 8-3.
Logar and Babos previously met on Feb. 11 at the National Team Indoors with Logar coming out on top 6-4, 6-2 as the Cardinal beat Cal 6-1. Today, Logar and Babos battled to a 7-5, 7-6 match as the Cardinal senior came out on top of the NCAA champion for the second time this season.
Stanford won the doubles point by winning all three matches, then won five of six singles to win its sixth match in a row.
Whitney Deason, Burdette and Lejla Hodzic also recorded wins in singles play for Stanford. Deason defeated Stephanie Kusano, 6-4, 6-2, at No. 4 singles while Burdette, who is ranked 29th in the country, won her match at No. 5 singles over Cal's Cristina Visico, 6-2, 6-3. Hodzic won at No. 6 be defeating Marion Ravelojaona, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
Stanford's only loss came at No. 3 singles where Cecilia Durkin, ranked No. 8 in the country, was upset by the Bear's Nina Henkel, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.
The Cardinal returns to action next weekend with home matches vs. Oregon on March 10 and Texas on March 11. Both begin at 12:00 pm at the Taube Tennis Center.
Final: Stanford 6, Cal 1
March 3, 2007
Taube Tennis Center
Doubles (Stanford wins doubles point)
1. Lindsay Burdette / Anne Yelsey (S) d. Susie Babos / Zsuzsanna Fodor (Cal), 8-2
2. Cecilia Durkin / Jessica Nguyen (S) d. Nina Henkel / Stephanie Kusano (Cal), 8-4
3. Whitney Deason / Theresa Logar (S) d. Marion Ravelojaona / Daron Moore, (Cal), 8-5
1. Theresa Logar (S) d. Susie Babos (Cal), 7-5, 7-6
2. Anne Yelsey (S) d. Zsuzsanna Fodor (Cal), 7-6, 6-3
3. Nina Henkel (Cal) d. Cecilia Durkin (S) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
4. Whitney Deason (S) d. Stephanie Kusano (Cal), 6-4, 6-2
5. Lindsay Burdette (S) d. Cristina Visico (Cal), 6-2, 6-3
6. Lejla Hodzic (S) Marion Ravelojaona (Cal), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Records / Rankings: No. 1 Stanford (9-1); No. 7 Cal (8-3)