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Cougars Conclude Play at Husky Invite

Oct 10, 2021

SEATTLE, Wash. – Fifth-year senior Michaela Bayerlova provided the Cougars' lone victory on the final day of play at the 2021 Husky Invite, Sunday at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.
 
In Sunday's format, the Cougars only played fivesingles matches against Washington.
 
Bayerlova faced off against former teammate Hikaru  Sato, winning 6-0, 7-5. Bayerlova completed the three-day event winning all three singles matches in straight sets and all three doubles matches, pairing with Savanna Ly-Nguyen.
 
Washington captured the four other matches in straight sets, with Nika Zupancic defeating Maxine Murphy, 6-1, 6-3, Zoey Weil besting Ly-Nguyen, 6-3, 7-6 (8), Tara Chilton escaping with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Hania Abouelsaad and Sarah-Maude Fortin getting past Fifa Kjumhom 6-1, 6-1.
 
The Cougars are next in action Oct. 22 at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships in Stanford, Calif.
 
2021 HUSKY INVITE
Oct. 8-10, 2021
Nordstrom Tennis Center
Seattle, Wash.
 
SINGLES
Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) def. Hikaru  Sato (UW) 6-0, 7-5
Nika Zupancic (UW) def. Maxine Murphy (WSU) 6-1, 6-3
Zoey Weil (UW) def. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) 6-3, 7-6 (8)
Tara Chilton (UW) def. Hania Abouelsaad (WSU) 6-4, 7-5
Sarah-Maude Fortin (UW) def. Fifa Kumhom (WSU) 6-1, 6-1