No. 12 Women's Tennis Take to the Road to Face No. 41 Washington State and No. 49 Washington
April 3, 2008
This Week The 12th-ranked Arizona State Women's Tennis Team (12-4) will hit the road this weekend, heading to Washington to take on the Cougars and Huskies of Washington State and Washington. Last time out saw the Sun Devils come out determined as they fi
The 12th-ranked Arizona State Women's Tennis Team (12-4) will
hit the road this weekend, heading to Washington to take on the
Cougars and Huskies of Washington State and Washington.
Last time out saw the Sun Devils come out determined as they
finished out their home regular season with their first win over
No. 5 Stanford in 24 years with a gritty 4-3 victory. They faced the
No. 6 Cal Golden Bears to wrap the weekend, but the Bears were
took much as ASU felll 5-2.
Stalking the Cougars
The Sun Devils travel up to Pullman this weekend to face the
41st-ranked Washington State Cougars who currently sit on an
11-8 overall record and an 0-3 Pac-10 record. Their big names
include the 55th-ranked Ekaterina Burduli, a senior from Tel Aviv
with a 23-8 overall singles record and a 12-6 duel record. Last
season the Sun Devils shut out the Cougars 7-0 on the Sun Devils
The Hounds of Washington
No. 49 Washington enters the weekend with a 10-8 record and
are coming off tough losses to ranked opponents Michigan, Michigan
State and conference foe, Oregon. Making a racket on the
Husky line-up is 40th-ranked Venice Chan who comes in with a
19-7 overall record and 13-5 duel record. Also in the rankings is
No. 119, Tara Simpson with a 19-8 overall and 13-5 duel record
as well. Last season the Sun Devils opened Pac-10 play with a
shut out the Huskies 7-0 on the Sun Devils home courts at Whiteman Tennis Center.
The Sun Devils will remain on the road next week, and for the remainder
of their regular season as they face Pac-10 powerhouses UCLA and USC
for Pac-10 standings on Friday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday the
12th at noon. Matches will be held in L.A. and all times are Pacific.