Oct. 1, 2010
BOISE, Idaho.--The Washington State women's tennis team opened play Friday at the Jack Taylor Open, hosted by Boise State University.
In the opening rounds in the doubles bracket, Ksenia Googe and Andjela Kankaras defeated Lauren Megale and Sonia Klamczynska of Boise State 9-8 while Elisabeth Fournier and Luidmila Vasilieva beat Rebecca Bran and Whitney Paluch of Montana 9-7. Olga Musilovich and Lea Jansen won against Barbara Maciocha and Alejandra Lozano of Idaho 8-6, and Jessica Gomez and Marina Nicolas fell to Constance Alexander and Lauren Gibson of Montana 9-7.
In singles play, Fournier won her only singles match of the day against Alexander of Montana 6-2, 4-6, 6-0. Vasilieva also was victorious in her only match singles match by defeating Paluch of Montana 6-0, 6-4. Kankaras needed just two sets to defeat Sonia Klamczyska of Boise State 6-3, 6-4.
Gomez defeated Madeline Murray of Montana 7-6, 6-0, before dropping the match against Marlena Pietzuch of Boise State 6-0, 6-1. Nicolas beat Paluch of Montana 6-4, 6-3 before losing to Morgan Basil of Boise State 6-0, 6-3.
Jansen dropped both of her singles matches Friday, falling to Stephanie Jasper of Boise State 6-1, 6-4 and Barbara Maciocha of Idaho 1-6, 6-3, 6-2. Musilovich lost to Maciocha 6-2, 6-0 and Jasper 6-1, 6-1. Googe lost to Megale 6-2, 6-1.
Action will continue Saturday morning at Appleton Tennis Center.
Boise State Jack Taylor Open Oct. 1-3 Appleton Tennis Center.
Doubles Googe/Kankaras (WSU) def. Megale/Klamczynska (BSU) 9-8 Fournier/Vasilieva (WSU) def. Bran/Paluch (UM) 9-7 Alexander/Gibson (UM) def. Gomez/Nicolas (WSU) 9-7 Musilovich/Jansen (WSU) def. Maciocha/A. Lozano (UI) 8-6
Singles Jasper (BSU) def. Jansen (WSU) 6-1, 6-4 Gomez (WSU) def. Murray (UM) 7-6, 6-0 Nicolas (WSU) def. Paluch (UM) 6-4, 6-3 Maciocha (UI) def. Musilovich (WSU) 6-2, 6-0 Fournier (WSU) def. Alexander (UM) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 Kankaras (WSU) def. Klamczynska (BSU) 6-3, 6-4 Megale (BSU) def. Googe (WSU) 6-2, 6-1 Basil (BSU) def. Nicolas (WSU) 6-0, 6-3 Jasper (BSU) def. Musilovich (WSU) 6-1, 6-1 Maciocha (UI) def. Jansen (WSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 Pietzuch (BSU) def. Gomez (WSU) 6-0, 6-1 Vasilieva (WSU) def. Paluch (UM) 6-0, 6-4