Martinez Still Alive After Day Three Of ITA Regional

Oct. 28, 2001

Stanford, Calif.-- Washington State tennis player Chris Martinez won both of her matches Sunday and advanced to the consolation semifinals at the Omni Hotels Western Regional Tennis Championships hosted by Stanford University.

Martinez, a freshman, defeated Daniela Gheorge of Fresno State, 7-6, 6-4, in the round of 16. Martinez then beat Stanford's Kara Guzman, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1, in the quarterfinals to advance to Monday's semifinal.

Stacy McKenna, a No. 9 seed, lost to Chloe Carlotte of Fresno State, 1-6, 2-6, in the quarterfinals of the main draw.

In the consolation bracket, freshmen Zsofi Fodor and Orsi Sallai both lost in the consolation round of 16 Sunday.

The four-day tournament features the top women's players from the ITA's western region at the NCAA Division I level. Participating schools for this year's event include: Fresno State, Gonzaga, Idaho, Nevada, Pacific, Portland, Sacramento State, Saint Mary's, San Francisco and Santa Clara, as well as Pac-10 foes California, Oregon, Washington and Stanford. The singles finalists and doubles champions advance to the 2001 Omni Hotels National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, held Nov. 8-11 in Dallas, Texas.

Day Three RESULTS:Quarterfinals - Main Draw Singles (Round of 16)Chloe Carlotte (#6 seed - Fresno State) d. Stacy McKenna (#9 seed - Washington State), 6-4, 6-1

Consolation Singles (Round of 16)Emilia Anderson (Stanford) d. Zsofi Fodur (Washington State), 6-1, 6-3Chris Martinez (Washington State) d. Daniela Gheorge (Fresno State), 7-6, 6-4Adeline Arnaud (Oregon) d. Orsi Sallai (Washington State), 7-6, 6-4

Consolation Singles Quarterfinals (Round of 8)Chris Martinez (Washington State) d. Kara Guzman, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1

Monday's Semifinal parings- Consolation SinglesChris Martinez (Washington State) vs. Courtney Jantz (Fresno State)


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