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Buffs Tandem Advance In Doubles Tournament

Oct 14, 2021

LAS VEGAS – Colorado women's tennis team competed in three rounds of action here on the second day of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Regional Championships Thursday, advancing one doubles team and two singles to various rounds of 16.
 
Megan Forster and Mila Stanojevic picked up a close win in the round of 32 of doubles play against Laura Duhl and Elinor Beazley of Northern Arizona. Forster and Stanojevic won 8-7 and won the tiebreaker by only allowing three points to advance to the round of 16 tomorrow.
 
In the other doubles match for Colorado, Caroline Pozo and Antonia Balzert fell to the fifth-seeded tandem from BYU in Anastasia Abramyan and Leah Heimuli by a score of 8-5.
 
Moving to singles play, Caroline Pozo led the Buffs in the second round of play in the Flight A tournament. She got some revenge on BYU's Heimuli who she lost to in doubles, defeating the Cougar 6-4, 7-5 to advance to the round of 16. There she fell to the sixth-seeded Taylor Melville of Denver. Pozo took the first set 7-5, then dropped the next two by scores of 6-3.
 
Also for Colorado in the round of 32, the ninth-ranked Joana Baptista of Boise State defeated Maria Campos 6-3, 7-5. Forster also fell, dropping a match to Denver's Andrea Burguete Beltran 7-6, 6-1.
 
In the Flight B singles tournament, Stanojevic won her first singles match after earning a bye in the first round. She performed a comeback against Qianxin Kong of BYU. After dropping the first set 6-3, Stanojevic handled Kong with a pair of 6-2 sets. Stanojevic advanced to the round of 16 where she took on Gabriella Charalampidi of the University of Nevada Reno, defeating her to advance to the quarterfinals by a score of 6-1, 6-0.
 
She was the only one to advance out of the round in the Flight B side as Ellen Puzak fell to Weber State's Sicely Ferreira 6-2, 7-6 and Ky Ecton lost to Wing Ka Lin of BYU 7-6, 6-2.
 
Tomorrow will feature Forster and Stanojevic in the round of 16 in doubles as well as Stanojevic in the Flight B quarterfinals and any added matches for Colorado.
 
RESULTS
Doubles Tournament
Round of 64
Caroline Pozo/Antonia Balzert (CU) def. Gina Dittmann/Annabel Davis (NAU) 8-5
Megan Forster/Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Melissa Huchet/Andrea Redondo (ID) 8-4
Emilee Astle/Kara Lin (BYU) def. Betina Tokac/Ellen Puzak (CU) 8-3
Sarka Richterova/Somer Dalla-Bona (CSU) def. Maria Campos/Ky Ecton (CU) 8-2
 
Round of 32
Megan Forster/Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Laura Duhl/Elinor Beazley (NAU) 8-7 (3)
(5) Anastasia Abramyan/Leah Heimuli (BYU) def. Caroline Pozo/Antonia Balzert (CU) 8-5
 
Singles Tournament
Flight A
Round of 64
Caroline Pozo (CU) def. (12) Vivian Glozman (AFA) 6-1, 6-2
Maria Campos (CU) def. Hana Cho (ISU) 6-3, 6-1
Megan Forster (CU) def. Sofia Markova (NAU) 6-2, 6-4
Yujia Huang (BYU) def. Antonia Balzert (CU) 7-6, 6-3
 
Round of 32
Caroline Pozo (CU) def. Leah Heimuli (BYU) 6-4, 7-5
(9) Joana Baptista (BSU) def. Maria Campos (CU) 6-3, 7-5
Andrea Burguete Beltran (DU) def. Megan Forster (CU) 7-6, 6-1
 
Round of 16
(6) Taylor Melville (DU) def. Caroline Pozo (CU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3
 
Flight B
Round of 64
Ky Ecton (CU) def. Gavi Kalaga (NMSU) 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
Madison Smith (BYU) def. Betina Tokac (CU) 0-6, 6-4, 6-4
Mila Stanojevic (CU) BYE
Ellen Puzak (CU) BYE
 
Round of 32
Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. Qianxin Kong (BYU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Sicely Ferreira (WSU) def. Ellen Puzak (CU) 6-2, 7-6
Wing Ka Lin (BYU) def. Ky Ecton (CU) 7-6, 6-2
 
Round of 16
Mila Stanjojevic (CU) def. Gabriella Charalampidi (UNR) 6-1, 6-0
 
SCHEDULE
Friday, Oct. 15 - Round of 16 and Quarterfinal Round doubles, Round of 16 singles, Added singles & doubles matches
Saturday, Oct. 16 - Semifinal doubles, Quarterfinal singles, Semifinal singles, Added singles & doubles matches
Sunday, Oct. 17 - Doubles Final, Singles Final, Consolation singles, Added singles & doubles matches