Huskies Take Four Of Five From WSU To Cap Invite
SEATTLE – A busy opening weekend in the Nordstrom Tennis Center came to a close today with Washington going 7-1 in singles action on the final day of the Husky Invitational, a hidden dual tournament. In five matches against rival Washington State, the Huskies grabbed four wins, and also went 3-0 against Portland State.
Against the Cougars, the Dawgs got wins from Sarah-Maude Fortin, Nika Zupancic, Zoey Weil, and Tara Chilton. Zupancic cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 win over Maxine Murphy. Weil saved a couple second set points to earn a 6-3, 7-6 (8) win over Savanna Ly-Nguyen. Fortin delivered a 6-1, 6-1 win over Fifa Kumhom. And Chilton overcame Hania Abouelsaad, 6-4, 7-5. Hikaru Sato took on her former doubles partner at WSU, Michael Bayerlova, but the No. 1 WSU singles player earned a 6-0, 7-5 win.
The day ended with Ashley Chang pulling out a hard-fought 7-5, 3-6, (11-9) win over Mariajose Hernandez Coronado of Portland State, saving a couple match points in the process. Freshman Kelly Leung also finished a 3-0 weekend with a win over Portland State, and Yolanda Lin added a 6-2, 6-0 win.
Oct. 22 the Huskies will return to action for ITA Fall Regionals at Stanford.
Washington Women's Tennis
October 10, 2021
Nordstrom Tennis Center
Washington vs. Washington State – Singles
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
Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) def. Hikaru Sato (UW) – 6-0, 7-5
Washington vs. Portland State – Singles
Yolanda Lin (UW) def. Emily Rees (PSU) – 6-2, 6-0
Kelly Leung (UW) def. Jacinta Milenkoski (PSU) – 6-2, 6-1
Ashley Chang (UW) def. Mariajose Hernandez Coronado (PSU) – 7-5, 3-6, (11-9)
DePaul vs. Oregon - Singles
Sophie Luescher (Ore) def. Lenka Antonijevic (DePaul) – 6-3, 6-1
Yulia Kizelbasheva (DePaul) def. Uxia Martinez Moral (Ore) – 6-4, 6-4
Eleanor Nobbs (DePaul) def. Myah Petchey (Ore) – 0-6, 4-5, ret.
Ares Teixido Garcia (Ore) def. Maddie Yergler (DePaul) – 6-2, 6-2
Allison Mulville (Ore) def. Valentina Martin (DePaul) – 6-0, 6-3
Lillian Mould (Ore) def. Marija Jovicic (DePaul) – 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
Misaki Kobayashi (Ore) def. Kaya Rand (DePaul) – 7-6 (8), 6-4
Oregon vs. Portland State - Singles
Maddie Egan (PSU) def. Madisen Olsen (Ore) – 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5)