Simpson and Ardies Take Doubles Title in San Diego

Nov. 4, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Senior Tara Simpson and sophomore Joyce Ardies captured the top flight doubles title at the San Diego State Fall Classic #2 today, capping a successful weekend for the Husky women's tennis team in their second fall tournament.

The Husky duo defeated Eliska Krausova and Holly Bagshaw of SDSU, 9-7 in the final, capping off a perfect 3-0 weekend for the co-captains.

On the singles side, junior Melinda Wong lost a heartbreaker in the final of the Flight 4 draw. Wong took the first set, 7-5, against SDSU's Olivia Colman, but Colman fought back with a 7-5 second set win, and took the third, 6-4.

In consolation play, Simpson and freshman Aleksandra Krsljanin each posted identical 6-1, 6-1 wins in the third singles flight. Sophomore Aleksandra Malovic fell, 6-4, 6-1 to Oklahoma's Maria Kalashnikova in the Flight 2 back draw.

Also in doubles, Wong and Krsljanin, and freshman Ashley Anderson and Malovic both lost consolation match-ups.

The Huskies will make their fall home debut next weekend, Nov. 9-11, at the Nordstrom Tennis Center for the Husky Invitational.

Washington Women's Tennis
SDSU Fall Classic #2 - Nov. 4, 2007
San Diego, Calif. - Aztec Tennis Center


Flight 2
Maria Kalashnikova (Okla) def. Aleksandra Malovic (UW), 6-4, 6-1

Flight 3

Tara Simpson (UW) def. Alexandra Demidova (USD), 6-1, 6-1
Aleksandra Krsljanin (UW) def. Ozge Atalay (SDSU), 6-1, 6-1

Flight 4

Olivia Colman (SDSU) def. Melinda Wong (UW), 5-7, 7-5, 6-4


Flight 1
Ardies/Simpson (UW) def. Bagshaw/Krausova (SDSU), 9-7

Broadfoot/Kwan (UCI) def. Anderson/Malovic (UW), 8-6

Flight 2

Kitts/Nielsen (SDSU) def. Wong/Krsljanin (UW), 8-6

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