Sept. 12, 2014
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The women’s tennis team collected five wins on the first day of play for the fall season. The squad split time between the Duke Fab 4 Invite and the Baylor Under Armour Kick-Off Event.
In Waco at the Baylor Under Armour Kick-Off, senior Emily Zabor paired with University of Texas junior Breaunna Addison to earn an 8-4 win in doubles over the Bear duo of freshman Kelley Anderson and junior Rachael James-Baker. The Crimson Tide got an additions two doubles victories at the Duke Fab 4 Invite with junior Maya Jansen and sophomore Erin Routliffe beating freshmen Vladica Babic and Katarina Adamovic of Oklahoma State, 8-6, followed by an 8-7(0) victory over Miami freshman Sinead Lohan and junior Stephanie Wagner.
In singles, junior Natalia Maynetto defeated freshman Cassie Mercer of Virginia, 6-3, 6-2, at the Duke Fab 4 Invite, while sophomore Danielle Spielmann took down sophomore Spencer Liang of Florida, 6-3, 6-1.
Match play resumes at 10 a.m. CT with singles at Baylor and at 8 a.m. CT at Duke with doubles.
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Zabor/Addison (UA/UT) def. Anderson/James-Baker (BU) 8-4
Shankle/Burgic (BU) def. Perez/Dunn (UA) 8-3
Batra/Groenvynck (UT) def. Greene/Blanco (UA) 8-7(4)
Jansen/Routliffe (UA) def. Babic/Adamovic (OSU) 8-6
Jansen/Routliffe (UA) def. Lohan/Wagner (UM) 8-7(0)
Albuquerque/Riobueno (UM) def. Maynetto/Spielmann (UA) 8-2
Vialle/Dai (UNC) def. Maynetto/Spielmann (UA) 8-1
Zoe Scandalis (USC) def. Luicelena Perez (UA) 6-3, 6-4
Giulianna Olmos (USC) def. Emily Zabor (UA) 6-0, 6-1
Gabrielle DeSimone (USC) def. Carmen Blanco (UA) 6-2, 6-1
Zoe Katz (USC) def. Bennett Dunn (UA) 7-5, 6-3
Meredith Xepoleas (USC) def. Aryn Greene (UA) 6-1, 6-1
Hayley Carter (UNC) def. Maya Jansen (UA) 6-4, 7-5
Natalia Maynetto (UA) def. Cassie Mercer (UVA) 6-3, 6-2
Danielle Spielmann (UA) def. Spencer Liang (UF) 6-3, 6-1
Belinda Woolcock (UF) def. Erin Routliffe (UA) 5-7, 6-4, 7-5