October 3, 2008
(San Diego, CA) The USD women's tennis team began play today at the SDSU Fall Tennis classic. In today's first round action, the Toreros finished with a pair of wins. The duo of Juliette Coupez and Samantha Mouly came away with a commanding win in doubles play by beating SDSU's tandem of Roxanne and Sierra Ellison by a final of 8-2. The pair will continue on tomorrow to play Lindsey Howard and Denise Muresan of the University of Michigan. In singles, Coupez again was able to secure a win by defeating Danielle Steinberg in two sets, 6-4, 6-1.
The Toreros will be back in action tomorrow for the second round of play beginning at 9 am.
Juliette Coupez (USD) def. Danielle Steinberg (UA), 6-4, 6-1
Denise Muresan (UM) def. Julia Trunk (SDSU), 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Ariane Masschelein (UA) def. Samantha Mouly (USD), 6-0, 7-5
Holly Bagshaw (SDSU) def. Maja Sujica (USD), 7-5, 6-0
Esther Cadua (SDSU) def. Marite Raygada (USD), 6-2, 6-1
Rika Tatsuno (UM) def. Claire Rietsch (UA), 6-1, 6-1
Tania Mahtami (UM) def. Milana Yusupov (SDSU), 6-3, 6-2
Sarah Landsman (UA) def. Alexandra Demidova (USD), 6-1, 6-1
Olivia Colman (SDSU) def. Justine Perl (USD), 7-5, 4-6, 6-0
Lindsey Howard (UM) def. Ellie Faulkner (USD), 6-0, 6-3
Roxanne Ellison (SDSU) def. Milou Teeling (USD), 6-2, 6-4
Michelle Sulahian (UM) def. Jane Huh (UA), 6-4, 6-2
Sierra Ellison (SDSU) def. Kari Wig (UM), 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-0
Deborah Castany (UA) def. Carla Tamborini
(USD), 6-2, 4-6, ret.
Cadua/Yusupov (SDSU) def. Perl/Raygada (USD), 8-4
Tatsuno/Sulahian (UM) def. Teeling/Demidova (USD), 8-5
Whitney Taney/Mahtani (UM) def. Tammy Kevey/Sujica (USD), 8-3
Bagshaw/Trunk (SDSU) def. Masschelein/Castany (UA), 8-5
Mouly/Coupez (USD) def. Ellison/Ellison (SDSU), 8-2
Howard/Muresan (UM) def. Rietsch/Landsman (UA), 8-4