Sainz, Winterhalter Advance in Doubles at ITA All-American
Lucia Sainz and Katharina Winterhalter defeated Amanda Fish and Taka Bertrand of Vanderbilt 8-1 Tuesday at the ITA All-American Championships during the doubles qualifying rounds in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Winterhalter also participated in the singles qualifying rounds losing in her second match to Olga Boulytcheva of BYU 7-6 (6), 6-4. Winterhalter won her first match though in impressive fashion. She dropped the first set 3-6 to Southern California's Carine Vermuelen. But battling back in the second set, Winterhalter stole the momentum winning 7-6 (5). She then finished the match by winning the third set 6-4.
This season Winterhalter is now 4-2 in tournament play. She went 3-1 in the Bulldog Classic, losing only Margarita Kharnaukhova of Sacramento State in the final.
Over the weekend, three Bulldogs participated in the Cal Invitational. Sophomore Jacqui Haskett went 0-3, freshman Bruna Paes went 1-2 and freshman Vanessa Heroux went 1-2. Haskett and Paes went 1-2 in doubles play.
Cal Invitational Results
Gold Singles - Round of 32 Jessica Leitch (ASU) d. Jacqui Haskett (Fresno State) 6-2, 6-2
Gold Singles Consolations - Round 1 Ola Abou-Zekry (New Mexico) d. Jacqui Haskett 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3
Blue Singles - Round of 32 Bruna Paes (Fresno State) d. Maria Sotirchos (New Mexico) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 Vanessa Heroux (Fresno State) d. Rana El Derwy (BYU) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (1)
Blue Singles - Round of 16 Gloriann Lopez (TCU) d. Bruna Paes (Fresno State) 7-5, 7-6 (7) Marn. Ravelojaona (Cal) d. Vanessa Heroux (Fresno State) 6-1, 6-0
Singles Consolation II - Round Robin 1 Mylene Martin (USF) d. Bruna Paes (Fresno State) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 Vana Tomas (ASU) d. Vanessa Heroux (Fresno State) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 Juliette Mavroleon (Arizona) d. Jacqui Haskett (Fresno State) 6-3, 7-5
Gold Doubles - Round of 16 Iva Gersic/Maja Kovacek (New Mexico) d. Bruna Paes/Jacqui Haskett (Fresno State) 8-1
Gold Doubles Consolations
Bruna Paes/Jacqui Haskett (Fresno State) d. Jenny Zika/Tara Iyer (Duke) Wo(inj)
Suzi Fodor/Suzi Babos (Cal) d. Bruna Paes/Jacqui Haskett (Fresno State) 8-1