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Women?s Tennis Sweeps SMU, 7-0
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 06, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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DALLAS, Texas ?- The No. 59 Arizona’s women’s tennis team (5-0) swept No. 66 Southern Methodist (3-2), 7-0, extending the Wildcats' winning streak to five. Arizona went undefeated in all singles and doubles matches.


In doubles play, senior Stephanie Balzert and junior Juliette Mavroleon defeated Natalie Bubien and Svetlana Kouzmenko, 9-7, in the first position. In the No. 2 spot, freshman Danielle Steinberg and sophomore Camelia Todorova beat Jennifer Chay and Kristen Reid, 8-2, to take the doubles point. Junior Kasia Jakowlew and senior Iza Ferreira completed the Arizona doubles sweep with an 8-3 victory over Brooke Rambally and Halley Rambally.


In singles play, Balzert defeated Bubien 6-4, 3-6, 13-11 in the first position. In the second position, Steinberg defeated Kouzmenko 6-2, 6-0. On the next court down, Mavroleon completed her match with a 6-0, 6-2, victory over SMU’s Chay. In the No. 4 position, Jakowlew defeated Georgiana Marta, 6-3, 7-6.


Arizona did not let up on the Mustangs, as freshman Tina Razloznik defeated Halley Rambally, 6-3, 6-4, in the fifth position, while in the sixth position, Todorova completed the sweep with her 6-1, 6-3, win over Brooke Rambally.


Arizona returns home to play two matches against Cal Poly and Denver, next Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11-12. Following the home matches, the Wildcats go back on the road to play against Fresno State and Oklahoma on Feb. 17-18.



1. Balzert/Mavroleon (UA) def. Bubien/Kouzmenko (SMU), 9-7
2. Steinberg/Todorova (UA) def. Chay/Reid (SMU) 8-2
3. Jakowlew/Ferreira (UA) def. Rambally/Rambally (SMU) 8-3

1. Balzert (UA) def. Bubien (SMU) 6-4, 3-6, 13-11

2. Steinberg (UA) def. Kouzmenko (SMU) 6-2, 6-0
3. Mavroleon (UA) def. Chay (SMU 6-0 6-2
4. Jakowlew (UA) def. Marta (SMU) 6-3, 7-6
5. Razloznik (UA) def. H Rambally (SMU) 6-3 6-4
6. Todorova (UA) def. B Rambally (SMU) 6-1 6-3

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