Strong Doubles Play Highlights First Day of Fall Action
SEATTLE – Oregon opened its fall season by turning in a strong day of doubles play to begin the Husky Invitational on Friday. The Ducks combined to go 6-2 in pairs play in the morning before closing with four victories in five matches of singles play over conference opponent Washington State.
How it Happened: Ares Teixido Garcia and freshman Sophie Luescher started the day with a dominant 6-0 win over a pair from DePaul, before Lillian Mould and Allison Mulville added a 6-4 win as Oregon took two of three matches from the Blue Demons. The Ducks also picked up a pair of 6-3 doubles victories over Portland State to cap off the early wave of matches.
Teixido Garcia and Myah Petchey continued the strong morning of pairs play with a 6-0 win over a pair from Washington, while Misaki Kobayashi and Uxia Martinez Moral turned in another dominant effort with a 6-1 win over another Husky pair.
The Ducks moved on to singles play in the afternoon, taking four of five singles matches against Washington State. Petchey delivered a 6-2, 6-2 win for the first victory of the afternoon before Luescher followed with a 6-4, 6-0 win to cap off her first day of collegiate action. Oregon's two other singles winners went the distance in their matches, as Teixido Garcia finished her perfect day with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 win while Mould took a back-and-forth match, 6-7, 6-4, 7-6(3).
Doubles vs. DePaul
Kizelbasheva/Antonijevic (DePaul) def. Martinez Moral/Petchey (Ore) – 7-6
Mould/Mulville (Ore) def. Nobbs/Jovicic (DePaul) – 6-4
Luescher/Teixido Garcia (Ore) def. Yergler/Martin (DePaul) – 6-0
Doubles vs. Portland State
Kobayashi/Olsen (Ore) def. Ohara/Beukers (PSU) – 6-3
Olsen/Ljubas (Ore) def. Sanoner/Milenkoski (PSU) – 6-3
Doubles vs. Washington
Petchey/Teixido Garcia (Ore) def. Chilton/Lin (UW) – 6-0
Zupancic/Sato (UW) def. Mould/Luescher (Ore) – 6-4
Kobayashi/Martinez Moral (Ore) def. Weil/Fortin (UW) – 6-1
Singles vs. Washington State
Myah Petchey (Ore) def. Fifa Kumhom (WSU) – 6-2, 6-2
Ares Teixido Garcia (Ore) def. Hania Abouelsaad (WSU) – 5-7, 6-3, 6-1
Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) def. Misaki Kobayashi (Ore) – 6-0, 6-1
Lillian Mould (Ore) def. Maxine Murphy (WSU) – 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 (3)
Sophie Luescher (Ore) def. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) – 6-4, 6-0
Singles vs. Portland State
Uxia Martinez Moral (Ore) def. Emily Rees (PSU) – 6-2, 6-1
Maddie Egan (PSU) def. Madisen Olsen (Ore) – 7-5, 2-6, 6-3
Mariajose Hernandez Coronado (PSU) def. Mia Ljubas (Ore) – 6-3, 6-2
Up Next: Oregon continues play at the Husky Invitational Saturday, taking on Washington in singles at 9:30 a.m. followed by doubles matches vs. Washington State at noon.