Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
No. 49 Arizona Falls to No. 23 Fresno State, 4-3
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 03, 2007
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TUCSON, Ariz. ?- No. 49 Arizona opened suffered its third straight loss today at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center falling to No. 23 Fresno State, 4-3.  The Wildcats took an early lead by winning the doubles point but the Bulldogs got four victories in singles to get the win.


In doubles, Kasia Jakowlew and Natalia Toporowska paired at No. 1 to defeat Vanessa Heroux and Anastasia Petukhova, 8-5.  Juliette Mavroleon and Katie Orletsky beat Danon Beatty and Tinesta Rowe at the No. 3 spot, 8-4, to give Arizona a 1-0 lead.


In singles, Fresno State was able to win four consecutive matches to secure the win.  The Wildcats’ biggest win came on court two where Mavroleon was able to defeat No. 49 Renata Kucerkova, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.  At the No. 6 spot, Camelia Todorova defeated Bruna Paes, 7-5, 4-6, 10-6.


The Wildcats head on the road next weekend to face San Diego State and San Diego.  The Wildcats will face the Aztecs at 2 p.m. (PST) on Friday, Feb. 9.  Arizona will take on the Toreros at 10 a.m. (PST) on Saturday, Feb. 10. 


No. 23 Fresno State 4, No. 49 Arizona 3


  1. Jakowlew/Toporowska (UA) def Heroux/Petukhova (Fresno State) ?- 8-5
  2. Gloria/Kucerkova (Fresno State) def Steinberg/Todorova (UA) ?- 8-6
  3. Mavroleon/Orletsky (UA) def Beatty/Rowe (Fresno State) ?- 8-4



  1. No. 4 Melanie Gloria (Fresno State) def Danielle Steinberg (UA) ?- 6-1, 6-3
  2. Juliette Mavroleon (UA) def No. 49 Renata Kucerkova (Fresno State) ?- 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
  3. Anastasia Petukhova (Fresno State) def  Kasia Jakowlew (UA) ?- 6-1, 6-3
  4. Vanessa Heroux (Fresno State) def Natalia Toporowska (UA) ?-6-2, 0-6, 7-5
  5. Danon Beatty (Fresno State) def Tina Razloznik (UA) ?- 6-3, 6-3
  6. Camelia Todorova (UA) def Bruna Paes (Fresno State) ?- 7-5, 4-6, 10-6
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