BERKELEY, Calif. – The University of Washington women’s tennis team lost their first match of the 2014 season dropping a 4-0 decision to the eighth-ranked California Golden Bears on Saturday at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.
The Bears won the doubles point with the pairs of Natalie Coronel/Graces Ysidora and Andjela Nemcevic/Julija Lukac each falling 6-3. The Huskies were also swept in the three singles matches Cal needed to get the 4-0 victory and qualify for the ITA National Indoor Championships.
The Dawgs will return to Seattle and host their first home match of the season as they take on BYU, Friday Jan. 31 at 1:30 p.m. at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.
ITA Kick-Off Weekend
Jan. 25 in Berkeley, Calif.
Hellman Tennis Complex
No. 8 Cal (2-0) def. No. 43 Washington (3-1), 4-0
1: Maegan Manasse/Anett Schutting (Cal) vs. Elianne Douglas-Miron/Riko Shimizu (UW) – Abandoned
2: No. 48 Denise Starr/Zsofi Susanyi (Cal) def. Natalie Coronel/Grace Ysidora (UW) – 6-3
3: Lynn Chi/Klara Fabikova (Cal) def. Andjela Nemcevic/Julija Lukac (UW) – 6-3
Cal captured the doubles point.
Order of Finish: 3, 2.
1: No. 26 Anett Schutting (Cal) vs. Elianne Douglas-Miron (UW) – Abandoned
2: No. 15 Denise Starr (Cal) def. Grace Ysidora (UW) – 6-0, 6-0
3: No. 16 Zsofi Susanyi (Cal) vs. Julija Lukac (UW) – Abandoned
4: No. 95 Lynn Chi (Cal) vs. Andjela Nemcevic (UW) – Abandoned
5: Klara Fabikova (Cal) vs. Riko Shimizu (UW) – 6-0, 6-0
6: No. 31 Maegan Manasse (Cal) def. Natalie Coronel (UW) – 6-0, 6-2
Order of Finish: 2, 5, 6.