Sept. 16, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Washington State University women's tennis team advance all eight singles players to the semifinals on day one of the 2011 Kansas Invitational. The Cougars went 8-0 in singles play and 4-2 in doubles.
Senior Elisabeth Fournier won her singles match against Alexandra Johannson of Nova Southeastern 6-1, 6-1 in the opening round of Singles A Draw. Junior Liudmila Vasilieva defeated Tamara Slijepcevic of Arkansas State 6-1, 6-0 in the B draw while junior Andjela Kankaras defeated Austin LaVallii of Nova Southeastern, 6-3, 6-1, for a C draw victory.
Other singles winners from the first day include junior Ksenia Googe, who defeated Maddie Schulte 6-1, 6-2 in the D flight and sophomore Olga Musilovich, who defeated Maria Toro of Saint Louis 6-0, 6-0 in the E draw.
All three Cougar freshmen had strong showings Friday. Elizaveta Luzina defeated Jillian Yakominich of UMKC 6-1, 6-1 in the F draw, Charlotte Koning defeated Gabriela Pintos of UMKC 6-2, 6-0 in the G division and Anastasia Romantsova defeated Marina Kiefer South Dakota 6-2, 6-4 in Draw H.
The tournament continues Saturday at 9 a.m.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERISTY
Washington State 8-0 (singles) 4-2 (doubles)
September 16, 2011
Elisabeth Fournier def. Alexandra Johannson, Nova Southeastern 6-1, 6-1.
Liudmila Vasilieva def. Tamara Slijepcevic, Arkansas State 6-1, 6-0.
Andjela Kankaras def. Austin LaVallii, Nova Southeastern 6-3, 6-1.
Ksenia Googe def. Maddie Schulte, Missouri-Kansas City 6-1, 6-2.
Olga Musilovich def. Maria Toro, Saint Louis 6-0, 6-0.
Elizaveta Luzina def. Jillian Yakominich, Missouri-Kansas City 6-1, 6-1.
Charlotte Koning def. Gabriela Pintos, Missouri-Kansas City 6-2, 6-0.
Anastasia Romantsova def. Marina Kiefer, South Dakota 6-2, 6-4.
Koning/Kankaras (WSU) def. Bouet/Amsallem (UMKC), 8-5
Koning/Kankaras (WSU) def. Blajkevitch/Witten (UK), 8-4
Googe/Musilovich (WSU) def. Elkin/Sergeychik (SD), 8-3
Fox/Testerman (UK) def. Googe/Musilovich (WSU), 8-6
Hollis/Elmore (SLU) def. Vasilieva/Luzina (WSU), 8-1
Fournier/Romantsova (WSU) def. Schulte/Lisenby (UMKC), 8-4