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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Cougars Dominate Doubles Play on Day Two of Rainbow Wahine Spring Invitational
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 01/13/2012
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Jan. 13, 2012

HONOLULU - At day two of the Rainbow Wahine Spring Invitational, the Washington State University women's tennis team won five singles and three doubles matches.

In the round-robin style tournament, the Cougars took on the Wildcats of Kentucky in singles play. Junior Liudmila Vasilieva defeated Jessica Stiles in three sets, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1at the top spot. At No. 2 singles, senior Elisabeth Fournier took down Caitlin McGraw 6-1, 6-4.

Junior Andjela Kankaras fell to Khristina Blajkevitch 6-4, 6-1 and in No. 4 singles, freshman Elizaveta Luzina was defeated by Stephanie Fox 6-1, 6-3. The Cougars finished with a sweep in the last three matches of the day. Junior Ksenia Googe defeated Edmee Morin in three sets, 6-0, 1-6, 6-4 and freshman Anastasia Romantsova took down Cece Witten 2-6, 6-4, 10-8.

Kankaras played a second singles match and defeated Lyndsey Pickett in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.

In doubles play against Kansas, the Cougars won all three matches. In the top doubles pairing, Vasilieva and Luzina defeated the nation's 42nd-ranked team of Monica Pezzotti and Paulina Los, 8-3. Freshman Charlotte Koning and Kankaras defeated Dylan Windom and Claire Dreyer 8-6, at No. 2.

Sophomore Olga Musilovich and Fournier took down Victoria Khanevskaya and Amy Barnthouse 8-1, at No. 3.

The Cougars will return to action Saturday for the third and final day of the invite.

Rainbow Wahine Spring Invitational
Honolulu, Hawai'i
January 13, 2012

Liudmila Vasilieva def. Jessica Stiles (Kentucky) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
Elisabeth Fournier def. Caitlin McGraw (Kentucky) 6-1, 6-4
Khristina Blajkevitch (Kentucky) def. Andjela Kankaras (WSU) 6-4, 6-1
Stephanie Fox (Kentucky) def. Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) 6-1, 6-3
Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Edmee Morin (Kentucky) 6-0, 1-6, 6-4
Anastasia Romantsova (WSU) def. CeCe Witten (Kentucky) 2-6, 6-4, 10-8
Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Lyndsey Pickett 6-1, 6-3

Vasilieva/Luzina (WSU) def. No. 42 Pezzotti/Los (Kansas) 8-3
Koning/Kankaras (WSU) def. Windom/Dreyer (Kansas) 8-6
Musilovich/Fournier (WSU) def. Khanevskaya/Barnthouse (Kansas) 8-1

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