No. 10 Cal Defeats No. 35 Oregon, 5-2
April 1, 2006
Eugene, Ore. - The tenth-ranked California women's tennis team defeated the 35th-ranked Oregon Ducks, 5-2, Saturday afternoon at the Student Tennis Center, to conclude its week long road swing. The Bears defeated two out of their three ranked opponents on the road and improve to 12-5, while the Ducks fall to 11-5.
Cal dropped the doubles point, but grabbed one out of three sets. Suzi Fodor and Suzi Babos, who currently hold a No. 26 doubles ranking, defeated Dominika Dieskova and Ceci Olivos, 8-6, in the No. 1 position. Playing No. 2 doubles, Claudia Hirt and Monica Hoz de Vila defeated Stephanie Kusano and Bojana Bobusic, 9-7, while Claire Ilcinkas and Cristina Visico fell to Carmen Seremeta and Anna Powaska, 8-6, in the No. 3 spot.
On the singles court, Cal defeated five out of its six opponents. In the No. 1 position, No. 50 Dominika Dieskova upset No. 9 Fodor in three sets, 6-4, 7-6, 10-6. 21st ranked Babos then went on to outlast Powaska in the No. 2 position, 6-1, 6-0, while Ilcinkas downed Olivos, 6-0, 6-2 on the No. 3 court. Senior captain Jessica Shu tallied a victory for the Bears in the No. 4 spot, after she defeated Carmen Seremeta, 1-6, 6-0, 10-5. Bobusic, a freshman from Australia, outlasted Hoz de Vila in the No. 5 spot, 6-1, 6-0 and teammate Stephanie Kusano downed Hirt, 6-1, 6-0, on court No. 6.
The Bears return home to host No. 3 USC on Friday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. and No. 16 UCLA on Saturday, April 8 at noon. All matches will be played at Hellman Tennis Center.
COMPLETE RESULTS#10 Cal 5, #35 Oregon 2Student Tennis Center, Eugene, Ore.April 1, 2006
DOUBLES:1. (Cal) Suzi Fodor/Suzi Babos d. (UO) Dominika Dieskova/Ceci Olivos, 8-62. (UO) Claudia Hirt/Monica Hoz de Vila d. (Cal) Stephanie Kusano/Bojana Bobusic, 9-73. (UO) Carmen Seremeta/Anna Powaska d. (Cal) Claire Ilcinkas/Cristina Visico, 8-6
SINGLES:1. (UO) #50 Dominika Dieskova d. (Cal) #9 Suzi Fodor, 6-4, 7-6, 10-62. (Cal) #21 Suzi Babos d. (UO) Anna Powaska, 6-1, 6-03. (Cal) Claire Ilcinkas d. (UO) Ceci Olivos, 6-0, 6-24. (Cal) Jessica Shu d. (UO) Carmen Seremeta, 1-6, 6-0, 10-55. (Cal) Bojana Bobusic d. (UO) Monica Hoz de Vila, 6-1, 6-06. (Cal) Stephanie Kusano d. (UO) Claudia Hirt, 6-1, 6-0
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