Cougars Complete Second Day of Play at Weinman Invitational
HONOLULU – Fifth-year senior Michaela Bayerlova won her second-straight singles match as Washington State wrapped up the second day of play at the Weinman Foundation Invitational Friday at the UH Tennis Complex.
The tournament's format saw WSU, host Hawaii and No. 9 California compete in singles and doubles against each other.
Bayerlova, after posting a three-set win Thursday against California's Hailey Giavara, followed that win with a straight-set, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Hawaii's Satsuki Takamura Friday. Sophomore Fifa Kumhom, who picked up a pair of wins Thursday, dropped a 6-2, 7-5 decision to Hawaii's Lea Romain.
In other matches involving the Cougars, Giavara posted a three-set win over Savanna Ly-Nguyen, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, Cal's Jessica Alsola defeated Maxine Murphy 6-2, 7-5, while Cal's Makenna Thiel defeated Elyse Tse 7-5, 6-0 and Cal's Erin Richardson got past Stefaniia Mikhailova 7-5, 6-2.
In doubles action, Kumhom and Yang Lee recorded an 8-3 victory over Hawaii's Gitte Heynemans and Romain, while Tse and Murphy picked up an 8-6 win over Hawaii's Tal Talya Zandberg and Ana Vilcek.
Bayerlova and Ly-Nguyen dropped an 8-5 contest to Alsola and Richardson while Cal's Julia Rosenqvist and Katja Wiersholm defeated Mikhailova and Hania Abouelsaad, 8-2.
Play concludes Saturday at the Weinman Foundation Invitational.
Weinman Foundation Invitational
Day 2 Results
Jan. 7, 2022
Honolulu, O'ahu (UH Tennis Complex)
Michaela Bayerlova (Washington State) def. Satsuki Takamura (Hawaii) 6-2, 6-3
Lea Romain (Hawaii) def. Fifa Kumhom (Washington State) 6-2, 7-5
Haley Giavara (California) def. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (Washington State) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
Jessica Alsola (California) def. Maxine Murphy (Washington State) 6-2, 7-5
Makenna Thiel (California) def. Elyse Tse (Washington State) 7-5, 6-0
Erin Richardson (California) def. Stefaniia Mikhailova (Washington State) 7-5, 6-2
Yang Lee/Fifa Kumhom (Washington State) def. Gitte Heynemans/Lea Romain (Hawaii) 8-3
Elyse Tse/Maxine Murphy (Washington State) def. Tal Talya Zandberg/Ana Vilcek (Hawaii) 8-6
Jessica Alsola/Erin Richardson (California) def. Michaela Bayerlova/Savanna Ly-Nguyen (Washington State) 8-5
Julia Rosenqvist/Katja Wiersholm (California) def. Hania Abouelsaad/Stefaniia Mikhailova (Washington State) 8-2