Saarteinen Leads Tulsa At Memphis Invitational
Nov. 3, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -
Freshman Saana Saarteinen advanced to the championship round in the Gray Draw at the Memphis Invitational on Saturday, November 3.
Saarteinen rallied to defeat Purdue's Krisztina Kapitany 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 in the second round of the Gray Draw. Also in the Gray Draw, freshman Renata Kuricova defeated Iris Verboven of Ole Miss 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 in the consolation round.
In doubles play, Farley and Saarteinen defeated Alyssa Hibberd and Tiffany Welcher of Memphis, 8-5.
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Saturday, November 3, 2012
Gray Draw Second Round
Saana Saarteinen (Tulsa) def. Krisztina Kapitany (Purdue) 3-6, 6-0, 6-1
Gray Draw First Round Consolation
Renata Kuricova (Tulsa) def. Iris Verboven (Ole Miss) 6-2, 4-6, 7-6
Black Draw First Round Consolation
Michelle Farley (Tulas) def. Courtney Colton (Vandy) 6-0, 6-2
White Draw First Round Consolation
Maria Sant'Anna (Tulsa) def. Abbi Melrose (OU) 6-2, 6-3
Mia Lancaster (OU) def. Carol Benito (Tulsa) 6-2, 6-1
Maria Rivera Perez (TUL) def. Maggie Leavell (VU), 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1
Memphis vs Tulsa
1. Michelle Farley/Saana Saarteinen (TUL) def. Alyssa Hibberd/Tiffany Welcher (MEM), 8-5
2. Stefanie Mikesz/Caroline Wegner (MEM) def. Maria Sant'Anna/Reneta Kuricova (TUL), 8-2
3. Skylar Kuykendall/Liza Tymchenko (MEM) def. Maria Rivera Perez/Carol Benito (TUL), 8-4
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