UW Completes Successful First Day At The Husky Invitational

Nov. 12, 2005

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SEATTLE - Washington women's tennis made a successful showing in its home debut, Saturday, with three singles players and two doubles teams advancing through to the semifinals of Husky Invitational held at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.

Senior Dinka Hadzic and sophomore Tara Simpson advanced to the Flight I singles semifinals, while sophomore Allison Rainey did the same in the Flight II singles bracket. Hadzic and Simpson also advanced to the doubles semifinals, while Rainey and junior Saskia Nauenberg upset the fourth-seeded team to land themselves a spot in the other semifinal.

In the Flight I singles quarterfinals, second-seeded Hadzic defeated Alanah Carroll of Boise State in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0 after a first round bye. No. 4 seed Simpson turned in a pair of wins, defeating Anna Powaska of Oregon, 6-1, 6-2, and Jana Machova of Boise State, 6-0, 6-1. Nauenberg picked up a first round singles win in Flight I, but fell in straight sets to No. 1 seed Dominika Dieskova of Oregon in the quarterfinals, 7-6, 6-0.

Flight II singles action saw No. 2 seed Rainey defeat Anna Gullickson of Portland, 6-0, 6-2, in the quarterfinals after receiving a first-round bye. UW freshman Melinda Wong picked up a straight win over Katie Kennel of Portland (6-2, 6-3) in the first round but then lost in straight sets to No. 1 seed Tiffany Coll of Boise State.

In the doubles quarterfinals, second-seeded Simpson and Hadzic defeated Powaska and Carmen Seremeta of Oregon, 8-4. Unseeded Rainey and Nauenberg breezed through two matches, defeating Laura Leoni and Anna Gullickson from Portland (8-1) in the first round before upsetting fourth-seeded Hadley McFarlane and Carroll from Boise State, 8-2.

The Husky Invitational continues Sunday, beginning with the doubles semifinals at 8 a.m. The final will follow at 9 a.m. UW's Rainey and Nauenberg will face the top seeded duo of Dieskova and Ceci Olivos from Oregon, while Simpson and Hadzic will face another Oregon duo, Anna Leksinska and Claudia Hirt, on the other side of the bracket.

Singles play gets underway with the Flight II semifinals at 9:30 a.m., followed by the final at noon. In the semis Coll will face Leksinska, while Portland's Christie Feyen will counter UW's Rainey.

Flight I singles semifinals are set for 11 a.m., with the final to follow at 1 p.m. All four top seeds held with Dieskova facing Simpson and McFarlane facing Hadzic in the semis. Consolation matches will be held throughout the day as well.

2005 Washington Women's Tennis Husky Invitational
November 12-13; Nordstrom Tennis Center


(1) Dominika Dieskova (Oregon) bye
Saskia Nauenberg (Wash) def. Jenna Tanzer (Portland), 6-1, 6-2
Jana Machova (Boise State) def. Claudia Hirt (Oregon), 5-7, 6-4, 7-5
(4) Tara Simpson (Wash) def. Anna Powaska (Oregon), 6-1, 6-2
(3) Hadley McFarlane (Boise State) def. Jacklyn Soltysik (Portland), 6-1, 6-2
Carmen Seremeta (Oregon) def. Stephanie Svanfeldt (Wash), 6-3, 6-3
Alanah Carroll (Boise State) def. Ceci Olivos (Oregon), 6-2, 6-4
(2) Dinka Hadzic (Wash) bye

(1) Dominika Dieskova (Oregon) def. Saskia Nauenberg (Wash), 7-6, 6-0
(4) Tara Simpson (Wash) def. Jana Machova (Boise State), 6-0, 6-1
(3) Hadley McFarlane (Boise State) def. Carmen Seremeta (Oregon), 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
(2) Dinka Hadzic (Wash) def. Alanah Carroll (Boise State), 6-3, 6-0

Stephanie Svanfeldt (Wash) def. Anna Powaska (Oregon), 6-4, 6-2
Ceci Olivos (Oregon) vdef. Jacklyn Soltysik (Portland), 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
Claudia Hirt (Oregon) def. Jenna Tanzer (Portland), 7-5, 6-1

(1) Tiffany Coll (Boise State) bye
Melinda Wong (Wash) def. Katie Kennel (Portland), 6-2, 6-3
Carolyn Barry (Boise State) def. Lindsey Griffin (Portland), 6-1, 6-2
Anna Leksinska (Oregon) bye
Christie Feyen (Portland) bye
Jen Wencel (Boise State) def. Laura Leoni (Portland), 6-7, 6-0, 6-2
Anna Gullikson (Portland) bye
(2) Allison Rainey (Wash) bye

(1) Tiffany Coll (Boise State) def. Melinda Wong (Wash), 7-6, 6-2
Anna Leksinska (Oregon) def. Carolyn Berry (Boise State), 6-0, 6-0
Christie Feyen (Portland) def. Jen Wencel (Boise State), 6-2, 6-3
(2) Allison Rainey (Wash) def. Anna Gullickson (Portland), 6-0, 6-2

CONSOLATION - to be held Sunday


(1) Dieskova/Olivos (Oregon) bye
Berry/Wencel (Boise State) def. Kennel/Tanzer (Portland), 8-4
Rainey/Nauenberg (Wash) def. Leoni/Gullickson (Portland), 8-1
(4) McFarlane/Carroll (Boise State) def. Marshall/Hoz de Vila (Oregon), 8-4
(3) Leksinska/Hirt (Oregon) bye
Machova/Coll (Boise State) def. Wong/Svanfeldt (Wash), 8-1
Powaska/Seremeta (Oregon) def. Feyen/Soltysik (Portland), 8-5
(2) Simpson/Hadzic (Wash) bye

(1) Dieskova/Olivos (Oregon) def. Berry/Wencel (Boise State), 8-3
Rainey/Nauenberg (Wash) def. (4) McFarlane/Carroll (Boise State), 8-2
(3) Leksinska/Hirt (Oregon) def. Machova/Coll (Boise State), 8-1
(2) Simpson/Hadzic (Wash) def. Powaska/Seremeta (Oregon), 8-5

Svanfeldt/Wong (Wash) def. Leoni/Gullickson (Portland), 8-4
Marshall/Hoz de Vila (Oregon) def. Kennel/Tanzer (Portland), 8-4

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