TUCSON, Ariz. - Sophomore Lindsay Blau won her second singles match in a row at the No. 1 position as she helped lead Arizona to a 7-2 victory over Washington State Friday at the Robson Tennis Center. Blau defeated the Cougars' Patrycja Gajdzjik, 6-3, 6-4.
In other singles action, Wildcat senior Vanessa Abel outlasted Washington State's Melissa Pine, 6-3, 6-2, in her first match at the No. 2 position this season. 86th-ranked freshman Uzma Khan logged a singles point for Arizona downing WSU's Tamara Filipovic, 6-3, 6-2, at the No. 3 spot.
Washington State's Anna Maria Moura accounted for one of the two Cougar points with a upset victory of 91st-ranked junior Michelle Gough, 6-3, 6-4.
In doubles play, UA's fourth-ranked duo of Gough and Blau returned to their winning ways defeating WSU's Pine and Filipovic, 8-3.
Arizona returns to action Saturday when it plays host to 25th-ranked Washington Huskies at noon MST.
Results Singles 1. Lindsay Blau (UA) def. Patrycja Gajdzik (WSU) 6-3, 6-4 2. Vannesa Abel (UA) def. Melissa Pine (WSU) 6-2, 6-1 3. Ana Maria Moura (WSU) def. #91 Michelle Gough (UA) 6-3, 6-4 3. #86 Uzma Khan (UA) def. Tamara Filipovic (WSU) 6-3, 6-2 5. Laresa Marino (UA) def. Moniek van de Ven (WSU) 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 6. Joanna Buczkowska (UA) def. Kathleen Pienaar (WSU) 6-0, 6-0 Doubles 1. #4 Blau/Gough (UA) def. Pine/Filipovic (WSU) 8-3 2. Gajdzik/Moura (WSU) def. Marino/Khan (UA) 8-6 3. Abel/Buczkowska (UA) def. Pienaar/van de Ven (WSU) 8-6