Jan. 15, 2013
SEATTLE -- The Huskies got the season off to a great start, defeating Seattle U. 7-0 in the season opener at the Nordstrom Tennis Center. Washington did not lose a set in singles or doubles on the way to the shutout.
The Dawgs got off to a quick start, winning the doubles point with a pair of sweeps. The No. 1 doubles team of Elianne Douglas-Miron and Grace Ysidora and Natali Coronel also completed a sweep, beating Lindsey Newman and Corinne Wurden 8-0.
Although the doubles point was clinched, Washington took care of business at No. 3 doubles as Brianna Kemp and Sarah Steele defeated Sarah Lucas and Kristen James of Seattle U., 8-2.
In singles, Washington dominated play to cruise to the 7-0 victory. Julija Lukac was the first to finish her opponent, defeating Lucas, 6-0, 6-1. Moments later, Coronel completed a shutout of James, 6-0, 6-0.
Coronel was not the only Husky to not lose a single game as Ysidora did the same at No. 1 singles. Ysidora defeated Lambert to clinch the Husky victory earning the fourth team point.
Finishing out the singles play were three more easy winners, beginning with Douglas-Miron who made short work of Weissman, 6-1, 6-0. She was followed by Shimizu defeating Wurden, 6-2, 6-0 and Nemcevic defeating Newman, 6-0, 6-3.
The Dawgs will now head out on the road to face Hawai'i and Cal Poly in Honolulu. The Dawgs face Hawai'i on January 19, followed by Cal Poly on January 20.
Washington Women's Tennis
Nordstrom Tennis Center - Seattle, Wash.
January 15, 2013
No. 47 Washington 7, Seattle U. 0
1) Douglas-Miron/Shimizu d. Lambert Weissman, 8-0.
2) Ysidora/Coronel d. Newman/Worden, 8-0.
3) Kemp/Steele d. Lucas/James, 8-2.
Order of finish: 1, 2, 3
1) Grace Ysidora d. Anna Lambert, 6-0, 6-0.
2) Andjela Nemcevic d. Lindsey Newman, 6-0, 6-3.
3) Elianne Douglas-Miron d. Gabriella Weissman, 6-1, 6-0.
4) Julija Lukac d. Sarah Lucas, 6-0, 6-1.
5) Riko Shimizu d. Corinne Wurdow, 6-2, 6-0.
6) Natali Coronel d. Kristen James, 6-0, 6-0.
Order of finish: 4, 6, 1, 3, 5, 2