Los Angeles, Calif. ?- Arizona seniors Dianne Hollands and Maja Mlakar lost their
quarterfinal match in the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships on Friday. Also on the second day of play, Hollands advanced to the consolation semifinals with two victories.
Hollands and Mlakar, ranked No. 1 in the nation, lost to Notre Dame’s Catrina and Christian Thompson 8-6. The twins from Notre Dame handed Arizona’s top-ranked duo their second quarterfinal loss in an as many tournaments.
Hollands, ranked No. 7 in the nation, began the day by defeating Tulsa’s Daniela Muscolino, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, in the consolation bracket’s round of 16. In the quarterfinals, Hollands beat Maryland’s Ramona But, 7-5, 6-2. Hollands fell from the open bracket on the first day of the tournament when she lost to Sacramento State’s Margarita Karnaukhova, 6-2, 6-0. Hollands will face Alabama’s Robin Stephenson in a semifinal Saturday.
Women's Consolation Singles (Round of 16)
Hollands, Dianne (UA) def Muscolino, Daniela (Tulsa) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
Women’s Consolation Singles (Quarterfinal Round)
Hollands, Dianne (UA) def But, Ramona (Maryland) 7-5, 6-2
Women’s Open Doubles (Quarterfinal Round)
Thompson, Ca./Thompson, Ch. def Hollands/Mlakar (UA) 8-6