Erin Boisclair Advances To Main Draw Singles Quarterfinal At Pac-10 Women's Championships

April 24, 2003

OJAI, Calif. - Washington's Erin Boisclair emerged victorious in both her first and second round matches to advance to the singles main draw quarterfinals of the 2003 Pac- 10 Women's Tennis Individual Championships in Ojai, Calif., Thursday.

Boisclair defeated Arizona State's Mhairi Brown 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in the first round, before defeating UCLA's Susi Wild in straight sets, 7-6(3), 7-6(3). Boisclair, who improved her singles record to 26-6, is slated to face Oregon's Daria Panova in a quarterfinal contest scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Friday.

UW senior Colleen Gray is the only other Husky still standing in the singles competition after the opening day, advancing in the invitational singles bracket to tomorrow's quarterfinal. After receiving a first-round bye, Gray defeated USC's Bernaditte Bayani in straight sets 6-0, 6-2. She will face Arizona's Kelly Perry in the invitational quarterfinal at 9:30 a.m.

UW sophomore Dea Sumantri earned a victory in her first-round match, downing USC's Tiffany Brymer 5-7, 6-0, 6-4, before falling in the second round to Stanford's Erin Burdette, 6-0, 6-4.

Two additional players picked up wins in the first-round of the invitational draw, with junior Erin Hoe and freshman Dinka Hadzic earning straight-set victories, only to face defeat in the second round.

The Pac-10 Championships continue tomorrow with the singles quarterfinals and the first two rounds of doubles play.

2003 Pac-10 Women's Individual Championships
Ojai, Calif. o Thursday, April 24

Pac-10 Singles Main Draw - First Round (32)
Maja Mlakar (Arizona) def. Claire Carter (UW), 6-4, 6-1
Anita Loyola (USC) def. Darija Klaic (UW), 7-6, 1-0 ret. (inj.)
Erin Boisclair (UW) def. Mhairi Brown (ASU), 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Dea Sumantri (UW) def. Tiffany Brymer (USC), 5-7, 6-0, 6-4

Pac-10 Singles Main Draw - Second Round (16)
Erin Boisclair (UW) def. Susi Wild (UCLA), 7-6(3), 7-6(3)
Erin Burdette (Stanford) def. Dea Sumantri (UW), 6-0, 6-4

Pac-10 Singles Invitational Draw - First Round (32)
Nina Yaftali (UCLA) def. Kathy Chi (UW), 6-2, 6-4
Erin Hoe (UW) def. Zorana Roganovic (WSU), 6-1, 6-1
Zsofi Fodor (WSU) def. Stephanie Svanfeldt (UW), 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(1)
Dinka Hadzic (UW) def. Julie Merle (Oregon), 7-5, 6-2
Kelly Perry (Arizona) def. Andrea Coulter (UW), 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Kristen Case (Cal) def. Amy Allen (UW), 6-0, 6-0
Colleen Gray (UW) bye

Pac-10 Singles Invitational Draw - Second Round (32)
Joanna Kao (Stanford) def. Erin Hoe (UW), 0-6, 6-1, 7-6(8)
Joslynn Burkett (Arizona State) def. Dinka Hadzic (UW), 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(4)
Colleen Gray (UW) def. Bernaditte Bayani (USC), 6-0, 6-2

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