2014 Pac-12 Tennis Championships

Event: 4/23-4/27, Ojai, CA
TV: 4/27 on Pac-12 Networks

Singles matches kick off Pac-12 Women's Tennis Championships

OJAI, Calif. - The 2014 Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Championships began on Thursday with the singles championship and invitational rounds of 32 and rounds of 16. All but three ranked players advanced to the quarterfinal round to be played on Friday beginning at 12 p.m. PT at Ojai Valley Athletic Center. 

In the championship bout, the lone upset of the morning belonged to ARIZONA STATE’s Desirae Krawczyk, who knocked off eighth-ranked Kyle McPhillips of UCLA to advance to the round of 16. Krawczyk then defeated STANFORD’s Taylor Davidson to continue to the quarterfinals. Top-seeded Jennifer Brady of UCLA handled her opponents in straight sets, as did CALIFORNIA’s Denise Starr and Lynn Chi. USC’s Zoë Scandalis also defeated both of her opponents in just two sets. 

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In the invitational, all eight ranked players advanced to the round of 16, but only six won their second match to advance to their respective quarterfinals. ASU’s Leighann Sahagun upset eighth-ranked Alice Duranteau of California, and Riko Shimizu of WASHINGTON knocked off sixth-ranked Zoë Katz of USC. Both players are the lone representatives of their school in the quarterfinal round, along with ARIZONA’s Akilah James, who is ranked fourth in the invitational singles. 

The quarterfinals for women’s singles open on Friday at noon PT. Women’s doubles play begins Friday as well with the round of 16 and quarterfinals taking place throughout the day. Results can be found at pac-12.com. 

Women’s Singles Championship Results
Round of 32
No. 1 Jennifer Brady (UCLA) def. Julyette Steur (COLO) 6-1, 6-4
Kaitlyn Christian (USC) def. Callie Craig (UTAH) 6-4, 6-1
No. 7 Denise Starr (CAL) def. Lacey Smith (ARIZ) 6-2, 6-2
Ellen Tsay (STAN) def. Natali Coronel (WASH) 6-1, 6-4
No. 4 Carol Zhao (STAN) def. Kassidy Jump (ASU) 6-4, 6-1
Julija Lukac (WASH) def. Lana Buttner (ORE) 6-4, 7-6(5)
No. 5 Lynn Chi (CAL)def. Maria Biryukova (WSU) 6-4, 6-1
Brynn Boren (USC) def. Kim Stubbe (ARIZ) 7-5, 4-6, 6-1
Taylor Davidson (STAN) def. Nicole Long (ORE) 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4
Desirae Krawczyk (ASU) def. No. 8 Kyle McPhillips (UCLA) 6-3, 7-5
Lauren Marker (ARIZ) def. Sarah Pham (UTAH) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5)
No. 3 Anett Schutting (CAL) def. Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Tereza Bekerova (UTAH) def. Carla Manzi Tenorio (COLO) 6-0, 6-3
No. 6 Zoë Scandalis (USC) def. Stephanie Vlad (ASU) 6-0, 6-1
Elianne Douglas-Miron (WASH) def. Lize Leenknecht (WSU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Krista Hardebeck (STAN) 6-3, 7-5

Round of 16
No. 1 Jennifer Brady (UCLA) def. Kaitlyn Christian (USC) 6-1, 6-4
No. 7 Denise Starr (CAL) def. Ellen Tsay (STAN) 6-0, 6-4
No. 4 Carol Zhao (STAN) def. Julija Lukac (WASH) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 Lynn Chi (CAL) def. Brynn Boren (USC) 6-1, 6-3
Desirae Krawczyk (ASU) def. Taylor Davidson (STAN) 7-5, 0-6, 6-3
No. 3 Anett Schutting (CAL) def. Lauren Marker (ARIZ) 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
No. 6 Zoë Scandalis (USC) def. Tereza Bekerova (UTAH) 6-4, 6-4
No. 2 Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Elianne Douglas-Miron (WASH) 6-3, 6-0

Women’s Singles Invitational Results
Round of 32
No. 1 Caroline Doyle (STAN) def. Kelly Chui (CAL) 6-1, 6-1
Ebony Paneho (ASU) def. Luisa Gerstner DA Rosa (UTAH) 7-5, 6-2
No. 4 Akilah James (ARIZ) def. Dajiana Oognjenovic (WSU) 6-1, 6-0
Sophia Bott (WASH) def. Maja Salibasic (ORE) 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 Giuliana Olmos (USC) def. Courtney Dolehide (UCLA) 6-4, 6-3 
Lina Akesson (ORE) def. Inge Hendrikx (ARIZ) 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 
No. 8 Alice Duranteau (CAL) def. Vitaliya Alkhovik (COLO) 6-0, 6-2
Leighann Sahagun (ASU) def. Natalie Allen (WASH) 1-6, 7-6(2), 6-4
Riko Shimizu (WASH) def. Shayne Austin (ARIZ) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 Zoë Katz (USC) def. Olga Musilovich (WSU) 6-3, 6-4
Lindsey Kostas (STAN) def. Allie Hueffner (ORE) 7-5, 6-4
No. 5 Klara Fabikova (CAL) def. Paige Miles (UTAH) 6-4, 6-1
Sarah Richter (UTAH) def. Laura Oldham (ARIZ) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
No. 7 Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. Gussie O’Sullivan (ASU) 7-6(1), 6-1
Joanna Smith (ASU) def. Ashley Tiefel (COLO) 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 Maegan Manasse (CAL) def. Kadie Hueffner (ORE) 6-0, 6-0

Round of 16
No. 1 Caroline Doyle (STAN) def. Ebony Panoho (ASU) 6-0, 6-2
No. 4 Akilah James (ARIZ) def. Sophia Bott (WASH) 6-1, 6-2
No. 3 Giuliana Olmos (USC) def. Lina Akesson (ORE) 6-0, 6-2
Leighann Sahagun (ASU) def. No. 8 Alice Duranteau (CAL), 6-2, 6-3
Riko Shimizu (WASH) def. No. 6 Zoë Katz (USC) 0-6, 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 Klara Fabikova (CAL) def. Lindsey Kostas (STAN) 6-2, 6-0
No. 7 Gabriella DeSimone (USC) def. Sarah Richter (UTAH) 6-0, 6-3
No. 2 Maegan Manasse (CAL) def. Joanna Smith (ASU) 6-0, 6-0

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