Bears Win 12 Of 13 On Day 1 In Hawaii
HONOLULU – California women's tennis captured 12 of 13 matches to begin the Weinman Foundation Invitational on Thursday at the UH Tennis Complex. Cal collected singles and doubles wins from their nationally ranked Golden Bears and from the newest Bear, Katja Wiersholm, who made her collegiate debut in Hawaii's tournament.
Ranked 108th in singles, Valentina Ivanov defeated Hawaii's Lea Romain, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0, and Jessica Alsola, ranked 110th, topped the Rainbow Wahine's Gitte Heynemans, 6-2, 6-4. In doubles, the 27th-ranked duo of Alsola and Erin Richardson beat UH's Heynemans and Romain, 8-4, while Ivanov and Haley Giavara bested Washington State's Elyse Tse and Yang Lee, 8-2.
Wiersholm defeated the Cougars' Tse, 6-1, 6-2, and partnered with fellow freshman Makenna Thiel to beat Hawaii's Tal Talya Zandberg and Madison Kim, 8-1.
The Weinman Foundation Invitational continues on Friday, with doubles starting at 9 a.m. HT and doubles following at 10 a.m. HT.
Weinman Foundation Invitational – Day 1
Jan. 6, 2022, in Honolulu, Hawaii
UH Tennis Complex
Katja Wiersholm (Cal) def. Elyse Tse (Washington State) 6-1, 6-2
Julia Rosenqvist (Cal) def. Maxine Murphy (Washington State) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Michaela Bayerlova (Washington State) def. Haley Giavara (Cal) 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
Satsuki Takamura (Hawaii) def. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (Washington State) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
Fifa Kumhom (Washington State) def. Tal Talya Zandberg (Hawaii) 6-7 (2-0), 6-0, 6-1
Cami Brown (Cal) def. Stefaniia Mikhailova (Washington State) 7-6 (0-4), 6-4
Makenna Thiel (Cal) def. Nidhi Surapaneni (Hawaii) 4-6, 6-0, 6-3
No. 110 Jessica Alsola (Cal) def. Gitte Heynemans (Hawaii) 6-2, 6-4
No. 108 Valentina Ivanov (Cal) def. Lea Romain (Hawaii) 6-2, 3-6, 6-0
Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal) def. Madison Kim (Hawaii) 6-2, 6-1
Erin Richardson (Cal) def. Ana Vilcek (Hawaii) 6-4, 0-6, 6-2
Katja Wiersholm/Makenna Thiel (Cal) def. Tal Talya Zandberg/Madison Kim (Hawaii) 8-1
No. 27 Jessica Alsola/Erin Richardson (Cal) def. Gitte Heynemans/Lea Romain (Hawaii) 8-4
Michaela Bayerlova/Savanna Ly-Nguyen (Washington State) def. Satsuki Takamura/Nidhi Surapaneni (Hawaii) 8-4
Fifa Kumhom/Stefaniia Mikhailova (Washington State) def. Avery Williams/Ana Vilcek (Hawaii) 8-7
Haley Giavara/Valentina Ivanov (Cal) def. Yang Lee/Elyse Tse (Washington State) 8-2
Julia Rosenqvist/Hannah Viller Moeller (Cal) def. Hania Abouelsaad/Maxine Murphy (Washington State) 8-2