Cal women's tennis continues to perform well at weekend tournament

Oct. 28, 2001

Stanford, CA - All-American Raquel Kops-Jones and Catherine Lynch have advanced to the quarterfinals in singles at the Omni Northwest Regional Championships.

Also advancing to the semi-finals in doubles were the Bear team of freshman Carla Arguelles and Kops-Jones.

Kops-Jones, the No. 5 seed in singles, has breezed through her opening rounds, winning all of her matches in straight sets. She defeated Simone Jardim of Fresno State by a 6-1, 7-5 mark to advance to the quarterfinals, which will be held on Sunday.

Catherine Lynch blew away her third round opponent, then advanced to the Round of 16 where she met her teammate, Christina Fusano. Fusano had defeated Sanja Indic of Portland to advance to meet Lynch. The two traded sets before Lynch ultimately came out on top by a 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 margin.

In doubles, the fourth seeded team of Arguelles and Kops-Jones advanced by defeating the No. 5 seeded team of Stacy McKenna and Erica Perkins of Washington State by a narrow 9-8 margin. The doubles semi-finals will be played today after the conclusion of the singles matches.


Singles-Round of 32 (Third Round)Erin Burdette (#9 seed - Stanford) d. Jieun Jacobs (California), 7-5, 6-1Nicole Havlicek (California) d. Zeljka Vidic (Idaho), 6-0, 6-1Erica Perkins (#4 seed - Washington State) d. Sekita Grant (California), 3-6, 6-1, 7-5Raquel Kops-Jones (#5 seed - California) d. Nora Gaal (Washington State), 6-2, 6-1Catherine Lynch (California) d. Ilona Kordonskaya (Washington), 6-2, 6-1Christina Fusano (#7 seed - California) d. Sanja Indic (Portland), 6-1, 6-2

Singles-Round of 16 (Fourth Round)Keiko Tokuda (#8 seed - Stanford) d. Nicole Havlicek (California), 6-2, 6-2Raquel Kops-Jones (#5 seed - California) d. Simone Jardim (Fresno State), 6-1, 7-5Catherine Lynch (California) d. Christina Fusano (#7 seed - California), 6-3, 2-6, 6-3

Singles-Consolation Bracket (Round of 32)Alyson Tyson (Portland) d. Rio Del Rosario (California), 6-4, 6-2

Doubles-Round of 16 (Third Round)Christina Fusano/Nicole Havlicek (#8 seeds - Cal) d. Kate Romm/Stephanie Westrich (Cal Poly), 8-4Carla Arguelles/Raquel Kops-Jones (#4 seeds - Cal) d. Christiane Barthel/Susanne Bertel (Pacific), 8-6Claire Carter/Darija Klaic (#3 seeds - Washington) d. Sekita Grant/Jieun Jacobs (California), 8-5

Doubles-QuarterfinalsSimone Jardim/Kim Niggemeyer (#1 - Fresno St.) d. Christina Fusano/Nicole Havlicek (#8 - Cal), 8-5Carla Arguelles/Raquel Kops-Jones (#4 - Cal) d. Stacy McKenna/Erica Perkins (#5 - Wash. St.), 9-8 (4)


Singles-QuarterfinalsDarija Klaic (#9 seed - Washington) vs. Raquel Kops-Jones (#5 seed - California)Catherine Lynch (California) vs. Gabriela Lastra (#2 seed - Stanford)

Doubles-SemifinalsSimone Jardim/Kim Niggemeyer (#1 - Fresno St.) vs. Carla Arguelles/Raquel Kops-Jones (#4 - Cal)

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