Baker Wins Qualifying Matches at ITA Regionals

Nov. 10, 2000

IRVINE, Calif. - After winning her first two singles matches in the qualifying rounds of the ITA Southern California Regional Women's Tennis Championships hosted by UC Irvine Thursday, Nov. 9, Arizona State freshman Jennifer Baker advances to the third round of competition Saturday.

Baker (Palm Desert, Calif./Palm Desert HS) defeated Kristina Jones from UC Irvine 6-3, 6-3 in the first round, before dropping Erika Pynne from the University of San Diego 6-3, 6-4 in the second round.

The ITA Regional continues today with the main draw beginning at 9 a.m. MST. Leading the way for ASU will be No. 13 Karin Palme, a senior from Guadalajara, Mexico, seeded second in the tournament. Third round and quarterfinal action begins at 10 a.m. MST Saturday, Nov. 11.

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