Bulldog Duo Upsets No. 2 Cal Tandem
Freshmen Renata Kucerkova and Anastasia Petukhova upset No. 2-ranked Babos and Fodor of Cal, Saturday in Berkeley, Calif.
Jan. 14, 2007
FRESNO, Calif. -
Fresno State freshmen Renata Kucerkova and Anastasia Petukhova upset No. 2 Suzi Babos and Suzi Fodor of California during the doubles portion of this weekend's hidden dual match Saturday in Berkeley, Calif.
The 'Dogs duo beat Cal 8-4 as Kucerkova and Petukhova played in only their second doubles match together. Fresno State lost in its other two doubles matches against Cal.
In singles, sophomore Melanie Gloria won in straight sets to lead the way for Fresno State against Saint Mary's. The Bulldogs won five of seven singles matches.
The Bulldogs open the season at No. 1 Stanford on Jan. 26.
Hidden Dual Match
Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007
ITA Singles -- Round Robin 2
FS Melanie Gloria d. SM Aude Lambert 6-1;6-2
FS Renata Kucerkova d. SM Jessica Hoath 6-4;6-2
FS AnastasPetukhova d. SM Femke Strijbis 6-3;6-3
FS Danon Beatty d. SM Erin Young 6-2;3-6;6-0
FS Bruna Paes d. SM Stef Ordoveza 6-3;4-6;6-1
SM Nienke Strijbis d. FS Vanessa Heroux 6-2;6-2
SM Feline Charlot d FS Amanda Griffin 3-6,6-1,7-6(1)
ITA Doubles -- Round Robin 2
FS AnastasPetukhova - FS Renata Kucerkova d. CAL Suzi Babos - CAL Suzi Fodor 8-4
CAL Nina Henkel - CAL Stephanie Kusano d. FS Melanie Gloria - FS Vanessa Heroux 9-7
CAL Bojana Bobusic - CAL Mar. Ravelojaona d. FS Bruna Paes - FS Danon Beatty 8-2