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Women's Tennis Edged by No. 8 Cal
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 04/15/2000
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Match Score: California 8, Arizona 0
Arizona (9-9, 3-3), California (16-5, 6-1)

BERKELEY, Calif. - California's sixth-ranked doubles team of Karoline Borgersen and Anita Kurimay outlasted Arizona's 10th-ranked duo of sophomore Lindsay Blau and junior Michelle Gough, 8-6, highlighting an 8-0 victory for No. 8 Cal over No. 18 Arizona Saturday.

In singles play, five of the six matches went a full three sets that the Golden Bears would eventually prevail in. At the No. 1 position, 35th-ranked Anita Kurimay bested UA's 73rd-ranked Blau, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. California's 60th-ranked Claire Curran topped Wildcat senior Vanessa Abel, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 at the No. 2 spot. In search of her second win in as many days, Arizona freshman Uzma Khan came up short falling to Cal's Morisa Yang, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(6).

In the other doubles contest, California's duo of Amy Jensen and Claire Curran logged an 8-1 win over UA's Khan and sophomore Laresa Marino.

Arizona will return home for its final regular season match of the year when it plays host to in-state rival Arizona State Saturday, April 22, at 1 p.m. MST.


1. #35 Anita Kurimay (Cal) def. #73 Lindsay Blau (UA)       6-1, 4-6, 6-4           
2. #60 Claire Curran (Cal) def. Vannesa Abel (UA)           6-2, 3-6, 6-4           
3. Karoline Borgersen (Cal) def. Michelle Gough (UA)        7-5, 6-4                
3. Morisa Yang (Cal) def. #88 Uzma Khan (UA)                6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (6)       
5. Christina Fusano (Cal) def. Laresa Marino (UA)           2-6, 6-2, 6-2           
6. Jenny Lee (Cal) def. Joanna Buczkowska (UA)              7-5, 4-6, 6-3           

1. #6 Borgersen/Kurimay (Cal) def. #10 Blau/Gough (UA)      8-6                     
2. Jensen/Curran (Cal) def. Khan/Marino (UA)                8-1
3. Did not play         
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