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Alsola Makes Singles Semis At ITA Regionals

Oct 25, 2021
Erin Richardson paired with Jessica Alsola to reach the doubles semis, but that's where there run ended at regionals.

STANFORD, Calif. – California women's tennis freshman Jessica Alsola won in singles on Monday at the ITA Northwest Regional Championships to advance to Tuesday's semifinals. But the first-year Golden Bear also lost in a semifinal – in doubles – at the Taube Family Tennis Center on the penultimate day of the tournament.
 
Alsola, the fourth seed in singles, defeated Stanford's sixth-seeded and 87th-ranked Angelica Blake, 1-6, 6-2, 6-0.
 
In doubles, the third-seeded pair of Alsola and Erin Richardson beat Yana Gurevich and Arianna Stavropoulos of UC Davis, 8-4, in Monday's quarterfinals. But in the semifinals, the Bears fell to the Cardinal's top-seeded Blake and Connie Ma, 8-7(7).
 
Alsola will next face Stanford's fifth-seeded Alexandra Yepifanova in the singles semis at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, the final day of ITA regionals.
 
ITA Northwest Regional Championships
Oct. 25, 2021, in Stanford, Calif.
Taube Family Tennis Center
 
Cal Results
 
Singles Main Draw Quarterfinal Round
[4] Jessica Alsola (Cal) def. [6] No. 87 Angelica Blake (Stanford), 1-6, 6-2, 6-0
 
Doubles Main Draw Quarterfinal Round
[3] Jessica Alsola/Erin Richardson (Cal) def. Yana Gurevich/Arianna Stavropoulos (UC Davis), 8-4
 
Doubles Main Draw Semifinal Round
[1] Angelica Blake/Connie Ma (Stanford) def. [3] Jessica Alsola/Erin Richardson (Cal), 8-7(7)