USC Women Wrap Up Pac-10 Action

April 23, 2010

OJAI, CALIF. - The No. 18 USC women's tennis team wrapped up competition in Ojai., Calif., after quarterfinal appearances for several Women of Troy at the Pac-10 Women Tennis Championships.

In the doubles main draw, USC's Fansler/Kinstler had to withdraw due to injury, leaving USC's Lao/Ramos in action on the other side of the bracket. Lao/Ramos tacked up a solid morning win, handing Stanford's Li/McVeigh an 8-6 loss in the Round of 16 to push the two Women of Troy into the afternoon's quarterfinals. There, Lao/Ramos went up against the No. 2 seeded UCLA pair Remynse/Schnack and lost 8-2 to close down USC's run in the main draw.

Meanwhile, in Invitational doubles play, Cristala Andrews and Valeria Pulido punched through to the quarterfinals by starting their day with a powerful 8-1 win over Arizona's Cassidy/Hammond. Next for Andrews/Pulido was a shot at Washington's Malovic/Smith, but the Trojans came up short of a semifinal slot in falling 8-5 to the Husky duo.

Singles competition wrapped up for the Trojans in Invitational action when Cristala Andrews went up against UCLA's Nina Pantic in the quarterfinals. Andrews had shut out her Round of 16 opponent yesterday, but took a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Pantic in today's Invitational quarterfinals.

Full USC results are listed below.

2010 Pac-10 Women's Tennis Championships - Ojai, Calif.

SINGLES - Championship Bracket
[4] Alison Ramos
First Round (April 22): def. Joyce Ardies (WASH) - 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Round of 16 (April 22): lost to Hannah James (ASU) - 7-6 (5), 6-4

Sarah Fansler
First Round (April 22): lost to [6] Mari Andersson (CAL) - 6-3, 6-2

Valeria Pulido
First Round (April 22): lost to Kasia Siwosz (CAL) - 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

SINGLES - Invitational Bracket
Lyndsay Kinstler
First Round (April 22): def. Natalia Toporowska (ARIZ) - 6-4, 6-4
Round of 16 (April 22): lost to [1] Aleksandra Malovic (WASH) - 6-4, 6-2

[4] Cristala Andrews
First Round (April 22): BYE
Round of 16 (April 22): def. Shannon Cassidy (ARIZ) - 6-0, 6-0
Quarterfinals (April 23): lost to Nina Pantic (UCLA) - 6-3, 6-2

Leyla Entekhabi
First Round (April 22): def. Natalie Dillon (STAN) - 6-2, 6-2
Round of 16 (April 22): lost to Nelly Radeva (CAL) - 6-3, 7-6 (2)

DOUBLES - Championship Bracket
Sarah Fansler / Lyndsay Kinstler
First Round (April 23): vs. [3] Ardies/Dy (WASH) - w/o (inj)

Danielle Lao / Alison Ramos
First Round (April 23): def. Li/McVeigh (STAN) - 8-6
Quarterfinals (April 23) lost to [2] Remynse/Schnack (UCLA) - 8-2

DOUBLES - Invitational Bracket
Cristala Andrews / Valeria Pulido
First Round (April 23): def. Cassidy/Hammond (ARIZ) - 8-1
Quarterfinals (April 23): lost to Malovic/Smith (WASH) - 8-5

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