No. 5 Stanford Opens ITA Indoor Qualifying With 6-1 Win Over No. 51 Colorado

Jan. 31, 2009

STANFORD, Calif. No. 5 Stanford cruised past No. 51 Colorado 6-1 on Friday afternoon in the opening round of the ITA National Team Indoor Qualifying session at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.

The Cardinal improves to 2-0 while the Buffaloes are now 2-2 overall.

Stanford now faces No. 36 Illinois, a 4-3 winner over No. 38 UNLV earlier this morning, on Saturday at 1 p.m. with a trip to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships on the line.

The Cardinal swept all three doubles matches, clinching a 1-0 lead after the No. 2 team of Carolyn McVeigh and Jessica Nguyen dispatched of Franziska Jendrian and Ania Anuszkiewicz 8-1.

Stanford proceeded to win five of the six singles matches, with Courtney Clayton securing the match at the No. 6 position with a 6-0, 6-2 triumph.

No. 5 Stanford 6, No. 51 Colorado 1

Doubles
1) #41 Barte/Burdette STAN) d. Esposito/Belassi (COLO), 8-1
2) McVeigh/Nguyen (STAN) d. Jendrian/Anuszkiewicz (COLO), 8-1
3) Li/Yen (STAN) d. Probert/Hedelund-Jensen (COLO), 8-3
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

Singles
1) #26 Barte (STAN) d. Esposito (COLO); 6-1. 6-0
2) Nguyen (STAN) d. Belassi (COLO); 6-1, 6-2
3) #97 Burdette (STAN) d. Jendrian (COLO); 6-2, 7-5
4) McVeigh (STAN) d. Probert (COLO); 6-2, 6-1
5) Anuszkiewicz (COLO) d. Li (STAN; 5-7, 1-1 ret. inj.
6) Clayton (STAN) d. Hedelund-Jensen (COLO); 6-0, 6-2
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 6, 5, 4, 3

Friday's earlier match:

No. 36 Illinois 4, No. 38 UNLV 3

Doubles
1) Fudge/Finnegan (UI) d. Nedeltcheva/Williams (UNLV), 8-4
2) Abajian/Lambropoulos (UI) vs. Razina/Maskaljun (UNLV), aban.
3) Allin/McCarthy (UI) d. Hidvegi/Dimitrova (UNLV), 8-4
Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2

Singles
1) Nedeltcheva (UNLV) d. Finnegan (UI); 5-7, 6-3, 7-6(0)
2) Fudge (UI) d. Dimitrova (UNLV); 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-1
3) Lambropoulos (UI) d. Williams (UNLV); 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(5)
4) Abajian (UI) d. Maskaljun (UNLV); 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
5) Hidvegi (UNLV) d. Allin (UI); 7-6(2), 6-1
6) Terzieva (UNLV) d. Minor (UI); 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
Order of Finish: 6, 5, 4, 3, 1, 2

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