Day One Results From The ASU/Thunderbird Women's Tennis Invitational

Nov. 7, 2003

TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State's Joslynn Burkett upset top-seeded and defending Thunderbird Invitational Champion Saras Arasu (Duke) in straight sets - 6-2, 6-2 to highlight the first day of the Arizona State/Thunderbird Women's Tennis Invitational in Tempe. Besides Arasu, fifth-seeded Tracie Chong of UNLV and seventh-seeded Blair DiSesa (Rice) also were upset in the first and second rounds respectively. In doubles action, ASU's Burkett and Sabrina Capannolo also defeated the fourth-seeded team of Jieun Jacobs and Catherine Lynch of California - 8-5.

Teams from Arizona State, California, Duke, Kansas State, Purdue, Rice and UNLV competed. The second-round of the main draw doubles along with the consolation round will begin Saturday's action at 9:00 a.m. Quarterfinals play in both the main and consolation singles draws will get underway at 10:00 a.m. Here are the complete results from the first day of the invitational.

SINGLES FIRST ROUND (MAIN DRAW):

(1) Saras Arasu (Duke) def. Cindy Treber (UNLV) - 6-0, 6-2

Joslynn Burkett (ASU) def. Judith Diaz (KSU) - 6-2, 6-0

Hala Sufi (Purdue) def. (5) Tracie Chong (UNLV) - 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Jieun Jacobs (Cal) def. Vana Tomas (ASU) - 6-1, 6-4

(4) Amy Walgenbach (Purdue) def. Haley McIver (KSU) - 6-1, 6-4

Rebecca Rankin (ASU) def. Parker Goyer (Duke) - 6-3, 6-0

(8) Jody Scheldt (Cal) def. Kristin Cargill (Duke) - 6-3, 6-1

Gyorgi Zsiros (UNLV) def. Ebru Burduroglu (ASU) - 7-5, 6-1

Jenny Zika (Duke) def. Gretchen Haynor (Purdue) - 7-5, 6-2

(7) Blair DiSesa (Rice) def. Kady Pooler (ASU) - 6-4, 6-4

Claire Smith (UNLV) def. Cindy Sureephong (ASU) - 6-2, 1-6, 6-3

Shawna Zuccarini (Purdue) def. Maria Rosenberg (KSU) - 2-6, 6-4, 6-3

Paulina Castillejos (KSU) def. Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) - 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

(6) Nicole Havlicek (Cal) def. Alyssa Rodriguez (Purdue) - 6-4, 6-4

Anne Claire Ortiz Luis (UNLV) def. Lauren Colalillo (ASU) - 6-2, 6-4

(2) Julia Smith (Duke) def. Paulie Fabian (ASU) - 6-0, 6-0

SINGLES SECOND ROUND (MAIN DRAW):

Joslynn Burkett (ASU) def. (1) Saras Arasu (Duke) - 6-2, 6-2

Jieun Jacobs (Cal) def. Hala Sufi (Purdue) - 6-3, 6-1

(4) Amy Walgenbach (Purdue) def. Rebbeca Rankin (ASU) - 6-4, 6-3

(8) Jody Scheldt (Cal) def. Zsiros (UNLV) - Default (illness)

Jenny Zika (Duke) def. ( 7) Blair DiSesa (Rice) - 6-3, 6-3

Shawna Zuccarini (Purdue) def. Claire Smith (UNLV) - 6-2, 7-6 (5)

(6) Nicole Havlicek (Cal) def. Paulina Castillejos (KSU) - 6-2, 6-3

(2) Julia Smith (Duke) def. Anne Claire Ortiz Luis (UNLV) - 6-3, 6-1

SINGLES SECOND ROUND (CONSOLATION):

Cindy Treber (UNLV) def. Judith Diaz (KSU) - 6-3, 6-3

Vana Tomas (ASU) def. (5) Tracie Chong (UNLV) - 6-1, 6-1

Parker Goyer (Duke) def. Haley McIver (KSU) - 6-1, 6-4

Kristin Cargill (Duke) def. Ebru Burduroglu (ASU) - 6-1, 6-4

Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Gretchen Haynor (Purdue) - 7-5, 6-2

Lauren Colalillo (ASU) def. Cindy Sureephong (ASU) - Default (injury)

Alyssa Rodriguez (Purdue) def. Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) - 7-5, 6-3

Maria Rosenberg (KSU) def. Paulie Fabian (ASU) - 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES FIRST ROUND (MAIN DRAW):

(1) Smith/Zika (Duke) def. Burduroglu/Walgenbach (ASU/Purdue) - 8-1

Castillejos/Rosenberg (KSU) def. Reitz/Sufi (Purdue) - 8-4

(3) Havlicek/Scheldt (Cal) def. Haynor/Zuccarini (Purdue) - 8-4

Pooler/Rankin (ASU) def. Ortiz Luis/Smith (UNLV) - 8-3

Arasu/Cargill (Duke) def. Treber/Zsiros (UNLV) - 8-4

Burkett/Capannolo (ASU) def. (4) Jacobs/Lynch (Cal) - 8-5

Chong/DiSesa (Rice) def. Burgarello/Rodriguez (Purdue) - 8-6

(2) Colalillo/Sureephong (ASU) def. Diaz/McIver (KSU) - 8-4

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