Women's Tennis won 10 events at the Memphis Collegiate Invite on Friday
Nov. 1, 2013
TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa women's tennis team went 6-1 in singles and 4-0 in doubles on Friday at the Memphis Collegiate Invite in Memphis, Tenn.
Senior Samantha Vickers defeated Kayla Jones of Chattanooga 6-4, 6-1, while junior Isaura Enrique defeated Christiana Raymond of Miami, OH 6-1, 6-1 in the Blue Draw. Vickers faces Ana Pimienta of Marquette in the semifinal on Saturday at 1 p.m., while Enrique faces Skylar Kuykendall of Memphis in the semifinal on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Sophomore Renata Kuricova defeated Kaylene Chadwell of Chattanooga 5-7, 6-3, 6-3, while sophomore Saana Saarteinen defeated Brittney Reed of ACU 6-1, 6-2 in the Gray Draw. Kuricova faces Caroline Wegner of Memphis in the semifinal on Saturday at 1 p.m., while Saarteinen faces Anki Wind of Memphis in the semifinal on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Freshman Rongrong Leenabanchong defeated Christine Guerrazzi of Miami, OH 6-2, 6-2, while senior Maria Sant'Anna defeated Erin Walker of ACU 6-2, 6-4 in the White Draw. Leenabanchong faces Alexa Flynn of Chattanooga in the semifinal on Saturday at 2:30 p.m., while Sant'Anna faces Stefanie Mikesz of Memphis in the semifinal on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Sophomore Carol Benito fell to Kaysie Hermsdorf of ACU 6-7, 7-5, 6-2 in the quarterfinals on Friday and faces Kelsey Coots on Chattanooga on Saturday at noon in the consolation round.
The Hurricane won four doubles matches as Vickers and Enrique defeated Stefanie Mikesz and Anki Wind 8-6 of Memphis in the quarterfinals after receiving a bye in the first round in the Blue Draw, while Kuricova and Leenabanchong defeated Erin Walker and Kaysie Hermsdorf of ACU in the first round 8-7 and Thurman and Raymond of Miami, OH 8-1 in the quarterfinals.
Vickers and Enrique face Liza Tymchenko and Skylar Kuykendall of Memphis in the semifinal on Saturday at 9 a.m., while Kuricova and Leenabanchong face Alyssa Hibberd and Caroline Wegner of Memphis in the semifinal of the Blue Draw on Saturday at 9 a.m.
Sant'Anna and Saarteinen defeated Kaylene Chadwell and Claire Mulyadi of Chattanooga in the Gray Draw in the quarterfinals on Friday 8-4. Sant'Anna and Saarteinen face Emily Conrad and Nada Marjanovic of ACU on Saturday at 9 a.m.
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Samantha Vickers (Tulsa) d. Kayla Jones (Chattanooga) 6-4, 6-1
Isaura Enrique (Tulsa) d. Christiana Raymond (Miami, OH) 6-1, 6-1
Kaysie Hermsdorf (ACU) d. Carol Benito (Tulsa) 6-7, 7-5, 6-2
Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) d. Kayene Chadwell (Chattanooga) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3
Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) d. Brittney Reed (ACU) 6-1, 6-2
Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) d. Christine Guerrazzi (Miami, OH) 6-2, 6-2
Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) d. Erin Walker (ACU) 6-2, 6-4
Samantha Vickers-Enrique Isaura (Tulsa) d. Stefanie Mikesz-Anki Wind (Memphis) 8-6
Renata Kuricova-Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) d. Erin Walker-Kaysie Hermsdorf (ACU) 8-7 (7)
Renata Kuricova-Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) d. Alix Thurman-Christiana Raymond (Miami, OH) 8-1
Maria Sant'Anna-Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) d. Kaylene Chadwell-Mulyadi (Chattanooga) 8-4
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