Vickers, Enrique Advance To Finals At Central Region Championship
Oct. 21, 2012
TULSA, Okla. -
Junior Samantha Vickers and sophomore Isaura Enrique advanced to the finals in doubles play, while Vickers claimed her spot in the singles final winning two matches today at the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship at the Micahel D. Case Tennis Center.
Vickers and Enrique defeated Oklahoma’s Whitney Richie and Hermon Brhane 8-1 to advance to the final. The Tulsa tandem will face Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova and Ivana Kubickova tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.
In singles play, Vickers, ranked No. 45 in the nation, cruised by Nebraska’s Stefanie Weinstein 6-0, 6-0 to move onto the semifinals. In the semifinals, Vickers took the first set 6-1 over Missouri’s Cierra Caytan-Leach. In the second frame, Vickers was down 5-4 but stormed back to win the set 7-5 to claim her spot in the finals. Vickers will face Niedermayerova, ranked No. 14 in the country in a match that will begin an hour after Tulsa and Kansas State wrap up their doubles tilt.
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USTA/ITA Central Region Championships
Michael D. Case Tennis Center
Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Results
Main Draw Doubles Semifinal Round
Sam Vickers/Isaura Enrique (TU) def. Whitney Richie/Hermon Brhane (OU) 8-4
Main Draw Singles Quarterfinal Round
Sam Vickers (TU) def. Stefanie Weinstein (Neb.) 6-0, 6-0
Main Draw Singles Semifinal Round
Sam Vickers (TU) def. Cierra Gaytan-Leach (MU) 6-1, 7-5
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