Three Huskies Advance at SDSU Fall Classic

Nov. 3, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junior Melinda Wong reached the final of her singles flight, and co-captains Tara Simpson and Joyce Ardies made the doubles final of the top flight in the second day of action at the SDSU Fall Classic #2 at the Aztec Tennis Center.

Wong will vie for the Flight 4 singles title on Sunday against Olivia Colman of host-school San Diego State. In the semis, Wong defeated Justine Perl of the University of SanDiego, 6-1, 6-3.

As for Simpson and Ardies, the two will face the SDSU pair of Bagshaw and Krausova in the Flight 1 doubles final, after defeating a San Diego pair today. Simpson and Ardies took out the duo of Mouly and Lindstrom, 8-3, for their second win in as many days.

Also picking up a win for the Huskies was Aleksandra Malovic in the Flight 2 back draw. Malovic, a sophomore, downed San Diego State's Sisse Nielsen, 7-5, 6-3.

Two Huskies lost their semifinal matches on Saturday. In Flight 1, freshman Venise Chan took the first set from Holly Bagshaw, 6-4, but the Aztec turned the momentum in the next two sets, winning 6-3, 6-1. Simpson, in Flight 3, struggled to a 6-0, 6-2 loss to Rebecca Kwan of UC Irvine.

The tournament will wrap up tomorrow, where after the Huskies will return to Seattle to make their 2007-08 home debut at the Husky Invitational, Nov. 9-11.

Washington Women's Tennis
SDSU Fall Classic #2 - Nov. 3, 2007
San Diego, Calif. - Aztec Tennis Center

Singles

Flight 1
Semifinals
Holly Bagshaw (SDSU) def. Venise Chan (UW), 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Flight 2
Consolation

Aleksandra Malovic (UW) def. Sisse Nielsen (SDSU), 7-5, 6-3
Helene Lindstrand (USD) def. Joyce Ardies (UW), W/O

Flight 3
Semifinals

Rebecca Kwan (UCI) def. Tara Simpson (UW), 6-0, 6-2

Consolation
Elena Antakova (Okla) def. Aleksandra Krsljanin (UW), 6-3, 6-4

Flight 4
Semifinals

Melinda Wong (UW) def. Justine Perl (USD), 6-1, 6-3

Consolation
Brooke Bartlett (UCI) def. Ashley Anderson (UW), 6-1, 6-2

Flight 5
Consolation

Ellie Faulkner (USD) def. Ariel Ohno (UW), 6-2, 3-2 ret.

Doubles

Flight 1
Semifinals
Ardies/Simpson (UW) def. Mouly/Lindstrand (USD), 8-3

Consolation
Chan/Malovic (UW) def. Huh/Todorova (Ariz), 8-6

Flight 2
Consolation

Hertzberg/Babanova (TCU) def. Wong/Krsljanin (UW), 8-3

Flight 3
Consolation

Cox/Antakova (Okla) def. Anderson/Ohno (UW), 8-4

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