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Saartienen and Nemchen advance to the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Central Region

Saartienen and Nemchen advanced to the round of 16 on Saturday
Saartienen and Nemchen advanced to the round of 16 on Saturday
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Oct. 19, 2013

NORMAN, Okla. - Two University of Tulsa women's tennis players, Saana Saartienen and Yelena Nemchen, advanced to the round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Central Region on Saturday.

Saartienen defeated Dimitra Stavriankou of UMKC 6-3, 6-4 in the first round and No. 9-16 Natallia Pintusava of Minnesota 7-5, 7-6 (1) in the second round.

Nemchen, ranked No. 7, defeated Satjaporn Mahjaroenkul of Wichita State 6-2, 6-2 in the first round and Karyn Guttormsen of Oklahoma State 6-1, 6-0 in the second round.

Saartienen and Nemchen face each other in the round of 16 on Sunday morning.

Rongrong Leenabanchong defeated Haley Martin of Oral Roberts 6-1, 6-0 in the first round, but fell to No. 8 Whitney Ritchie of Oklahoma 6-1, 6-0 in the second round.

Maria Sant'Anna defeated Monique Krutak of SIUE 6-2, 6-2 in the first round, but fell to No. 9-16 Shelby Talcott of Iowa 6-2, 6-4 in the second round.

Four TU players fell in the first round on Saturday as No. 2 seed Samantha Vickers fell to Tereza Brichacova of Minnesota 6-3, 2-6, 6-3, Isaura Enrique fell to No. 9-16 Megan McCray of Oklahoma State 6-2, 6-0, Marcelina Cichon fell to Morgan Chumney of Oklahoma and Renata Kuricova fell to Kelli Hine of Missouri 6-4, 6-3.

But the four won their match the main draw consolation bracket as Vickers defeated Iasmin Rosa of South Dakota State 6-1, 6-1, Kuricova defeated Ksenia Pronina of Iowa State 6-0, 6-4, Enrique defeated Julia Courter of Minnesota 6-4, 6-4 and Cichon defeated Lisa Anderson of Nebraska 7-5, 6-0.

 

 

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Singles

Saana Saartienen (Tulsa) d. Dimitra Stavriankou (UMKC) 6-3, 6-4

Saana Saartienen (Tulsa) d. (9-16) Natallia Pintusava (Minn.) 6-1, 6-3

(7) Yelena Nemchen (Tulsa) d. Satjaporn Mahjaroenkul (WSU) 6-2, 6-2

(7) Yelena Nemchen (Tulsa) d. Karyn Guttormsen (OSU) 7-5, 6-3

Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) d. Monique Krutak (SIUE) 6-2, 6-2

(9-16) Shelby Talcott (Iowa) d. Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) 6-2, 6-4

Morgan Chumney (OU) d. Marcelina Cichon (Tulsa) 6-3, 6-4

Tereza Brichacova (Minn.) d. (2) Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) 6-3, 2-6, 6-3

Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) d. Haley Martin (ORU) 6-1, 6-0

(8) Whitney Ritchie (OU) d. Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) 6-1, 6-0

Kelli Hine (Missouri) d. Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) 6-4, 6-3

(9-16) Megan McCray (OSU) d. Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) 6-2, 6-0

Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) d. Iasmin Rosa (SDSU) 6-1, 6-1*

Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) d. Ksenia Pronina (ISU) 6-0, 6-4*

Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) d. Julia Courter (Minn.) 6-4, 6-4*

Marcelina Cichon (Tulsa) d. Lisa Anderson (Neb.) 7-5, 6-0*

*Consolation match