Feb. 15, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 39 Washington fell to 6-2 on the season, dropping a dual match at No. 9 Alabama, 5-2. The Dawgs lost the doubles point and despite rebounding to win a pair of singles matches, fell short to a top SEC foe.
The Crimson Tide got out to the early lead, winning at both No. 2 and 3 doubles. The team of Mary Anne Macfarlane and Emily Zabor defeated Natali Coronel and Grace Ysidora, 8-3. Alabama clinched doubles when Maya Jansen and Natalia Maynetto defeated Andjela Nemcevic and Julija Lukac, 8-6.
In singles, the Tide clinched the win after winning the first three singles matches to finish. Antonia Foehse defeated Lukac, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4 to get things started. `Bama wrapped up the win with victories at No. 1 and No. 3. Macfarlane defeated Ysidora, 6-4, 6-1, followed by Jansen beating Elianne Douglas-Miron, 6-4, 6-4.
The Dawgs got on the board after that winning a pair of singles matches. Nemcevic earned a quality victory, beating No. 22 Alex Guarachi, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8. In addition, Coronel won at No. 5, beating Zabor, 6-2, 3-6, 10-8.
The Dawgs will have to rebound quickly with a second match on the trip against a top SEC team. Washington will face No. 26 Ole Miss on Sunday at 9 a.m., PT.
Washington Women's Tennis
Nordstrom Tennis Center
Seattle, Wash. - February 15, 2013
No. 9 Alabama 5, No. 39 Washington 2
1. Guarachi/Foehse vs. Douglas-Miron/Shimizu (UW) 7-6, unf.
2. Macfarlane/Zabor (UA) def. Coronel/Ysidora (UW) 8-3
3. Jansen/Maynetto (UA) def. Nemcevic/Lukac (UW) 8-6
Order of Finish: 2,3
1. No. 20 Mary Anne Macfarlane (UA) vs. Grace Ysidora (UW) 6-4, 6-1
2. Andjela Nemcevic (UW) def. No. 22 Alexa Guarachi (UA) 6-3, 4-6, 10-8
3. No. 59 Maya Jansen (UA def. Ellanne Douglas-Miron (UW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Antonia Foehse (UA) def. Julija Lukac (UW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Natali Coronel (UW) def. Emily Zabor (UA) 6-2, 3-6, 10-8
6. No. 89 Natalia Maynetto (UA) def. Riko Shimizu (UW) 6-3, 6-3
Order of Finish: 4,1,3*,6,2,5