Ducks Pick up Three Wins Saturday at Watanabe Classic
LAS VEGAS – The Oregon women's tennis team concluded day two of the Watanabe Classic Saturday, as Lillian Mould and Karin Young each logged singles victories while Ares Teixido Garcia and Young earned a doubles win at the Fertitta Tennis Complex.
Young bested Utah's Katarina Hersh, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 to move on to the consolation final of her flight, earning her a fifth-place finish in the eight-person bracket. Mould advanced to consolation final of her flight with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-0 victory over Anya Lamoreaux of Iowa. Mould will take on Long Beach State's Peppi Ramstedt at 11 a.m.
Young and Teixido Garcia were victorious in the consolation semifinal against Long Beach State's Sarah Medik and Mathilde Tranberg, 6-2. In the consolation final, the tandem will take on Samantha Horwood and Katya Hersh from Utah at 10 a.m.
Myah Petchy, who won her opening match Friday to advance to the semifinal round of her flight, will play in the third-place match Sunday at 11 a.m. PT against Molly Helgesson from UNLV after dropping a three-set decision to San Diego State's Andjela Skrobonja, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
In her singles flight, Teixido Garcia fell to UNLV's Zita Kovacs, 6-3, 6-3. Teixido Garcia will match up with Rhona Cook of LBSU in the seventh-place tilt at 11 a.m.
On the doubles side, Petchey and Mould fell to Iowa's duo of Samantha Mannix and Marisa Schmidt, 7-6. The Duck duo will meet up with Rhona Cook and Sheena Masuda from LBSU at 10 a.m. in the seventh-place match.
DOUBLES SEMIFINALS (FLIGHT 1)
Molly Helgesson/Zita Kovacs (UNLV) def. Peppi Ramstedt/Justine Dondonay (LBSU) 7-6
Anastasia Goncharova/Marcela Lopez (Utah) def. Dianna Hayashida/ipasha Mehra (Iowa) 6-1
Samantha Mannix/Marisa Schmidt (Iowa) def. Myah Petchey/Lillian Mould (UO) 7-6
Andjela Skrobonja/Dariya Detkovskaya (SDSU) def. Rhona Cook/Sheena Masuda (LBSU) 6-4
DOUBLES SEMIFINALS (FLIGHT 2)
Alicia Melosch/Andreea Velcea (SDSU) def. Aura Fang/Salsa Aher (UNLV) 6-0
Cindy Hu/Coco Zhao (UNLV) def. Anaya Lamoreaux/PiaKranholdt (Iowa) 6-3
Samantha Horwood/Katya Hersh (Utah) def. Nina Zdravkovic/Leslie Fujitani (UNLV) 6-4
Karin Young/Ares Teixido Garcia (OU) def. Sarah Medik/Mathilde Tranberg (LBSU) 6-2
SINGLES SEMIFINALS (FLIGHT 1)
Anastasia Goncharova (Utah) def. Molly Helgesson (UNLV) 6-4, 4-2
Andjela Skrobonja (SDSU) def. Myah Petchey (UO) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Marisa Schmidt (Iowa) def. Mathilde Tranberg (LBSU) 6-3, 7-5
Sarah Medik (LBSU) def. Daianne Hayashida (Iowa) W/O
SINGLES SEMIFINALS (FLIGHT 2)
Marcela Lopez (Utah) def. Dariya Detkovskaya (SDSU) 6-4, 6-4
Alicia Melosch (SDSU) def. Vipasha Mehra (Iowa) 6-1, 61
Sammantha Mannix (Iowa) def. Rhona Cook (LBSU) 6-2, 6-1
Zita Kovacs (UNLV) def. Ares Teixido (UO) 6-3, 6-3
SINGLES SEMIFINALS (FLIGHT 3)
Andreea Velcea (SDSU) def. Cindy Hu (UNLV) 6-4, 7-5
Salsa Aher (UNLV) def. Justine Dondonay (LBSU) 6-2, 7-5
Peppi Ramstedt (LBSU) def. Samantha Horwood (Utah) 6-2, 6-3
Lillian Mould (UO) def. Anya Lamoreaux (Iowa) 6-3, 5-7 6-0
SINGLES SEMIFINALS (FLIGHT 4)
Coco Zhao (UNLV) def. Hana Becirovic Novak (LBSU) 6-2, 6-7, 6-2
Pia Kranholdt (Iowa) def. Sheena Masuda (LBSU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Karin Young (UO) def. Katarina Hersh (Utah) 6-4, 2-6, 6-1