Women's Tennis Advances Two To Main Draw

Oct. 10, 2001

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. - Eight players notched wins in today's qualifying singles tournament to advance to tomorrow's main draw at the Riviera Women's All-American Championships at the Riviera Tennis Club

The eight players who won their third qualifying singles match in two days to advance to the main draw were: Lauren Barnikow of Stanford, Erin Burdette of Stanford, Chloe Carlotti of Fresno State, Agata Cioroch of Georgia, Raquel Kops-Jones of California, Luana Magnani of USC, Carolina Mayorga of Kentucky and Mira Radu of Mississippi.

USC's Magnani and Mississippi's Radu both played in last weekend's prequalifying tournament and won their sixth matches in five days. Magnani, Stanford's Burdette and Fresno State's Carlotti are all considered to be among the top freshmen in the country this season.

In doubles competition, the Trojans' tandem of Magnani and junior Anita Loyola also advanced to the main draw with three wins in today's qualifier. Junior Jewel Peterson and the doubles team of Peterson and Brymer received automatic bids in the main draw competition.

Riviera Women's All-American Championships
Riviera Tennis Club * Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Qualifying Singles and Doubles

First Round * Oct. 9
Luana Magnani (USC) def. Amanda Field (Indiana) - 6-3, 6-1
(9-16) Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Linda Faltynkova (Okla. State) - 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Renate Stoop (Boise State) def. Anita Loyola (USC) - 6-3, 6-3

Second Round * Oct. 9
Luana Magnani (USC) def. Anastasia Dvornikova (LBSU) - 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
(9-16) Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Veronica Koksova (Pepp) - 6-0, 6-2

Qualifying Round * Oct. 10
Luana Magnani (USC) def. Darija Klaic (Wash) - 6-1, 6-2
(3) Raquel Kops-Jones (Cal) def. (9-16) Maureen Diaz, USC, 6-3, 6-3

Consolation Round Singles
First Round * Oct. 9

Anita Loyola (USC) def. Hillary Adams (Duke) - 6-0, 6-2

Qualifying Doubles

First Round * Oct. 9
Loyola/Magnani (USC) def. GreyCioroch (Georgia) - 9-7
Faltynova/Kolodynska (Okla. State) def. Bayani/Diaz (USC) - 8-5

Second Round * Oct. 10
Loyola/Magnani (USC) def. Katarina Balan/Amy Frish (Neb) - 8-2

Qualifying Round * Oct. 10
Loyola/Magnani (USC) def. Stacy McKenna/Erica Perkins (WSU) - 8-6

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