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Gough and Blau Advance to Round of 16 at Women's Tennis Tourney
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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IRVINE, Calif. - Arizona senior Michelle Gough and junior Lindsay Blau moved into the third round of the singles main draw Friday at the ITA Region VIII Tournament.

Gough defeated UC Santa Barbara's Anne Marie Lenze, 6-2, 6-4, in the first round and San Diego State's Katey Becker in the second match, 6-4, 6-3.

Blau's route to the third round came with victories over UC Santa Barabara's Cindy Ammann, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, and Southern California's Melissa Esmero, 6-2, 6-3.

Arizona juniors Brooke Taylor and Laresa Marino were able to score first round victories before falling short in their second matches. Taylor's victory over UC Irvine's Darian Chappell, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, was her third victory of the weekend after recording two victories in the qualifying draw.

The Wildcats return to action Saturday morning at 9 a.m. PST for third round main draw competition with the quarterfinal matches scheduled to follow. Doubles play is slated to get underway Saturday at 3 p.m. PST.

Main Draw
First Round

Brooke Taylor (UA) def. Darian Chappell (UCI), 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Sophie Regnier (UA), 6-4, 6-4
Lindsay Blau (UA) def. Cindy Ammann (UCSB), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Laresa Marino (UA) def. Zana Zlebnik (UCLA), 6-1, 7-5
Jennifer Mitchell (Loyola Marymount) def. Perrine Pernin (UA), 1-6, 6-3, 6-3
Michelle Gough (UA) def. Anne Marie Lenze (UCSB), 6-2, 6-4
Agnieszka Abram (UNLV) def. Debbie Larocque (UA), 6-2, 7-5

Second Round
Blau (UA) def. Melissa Esmero (USC), 6-2, 6-3
Mhairi Brown (ASU) def. Marino (UA),1-6, 6-2, 6-4
Paola Palencia (PEP) def. Taylor (UA), 6-1, 6-0
Gough (UA) def. Katey Becker (SDSU), 6-4, 6-3


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