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Women?s Tennis Falls to No. 7 Cal
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 02/24/2007
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TUCSON, Ariz. ?- No. 46 Arizona fell today at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center to No. 7 California, 6-1.  The Wildcats (5-4, 2-0) lost the doubles point and were only able to pick up one point in singles.  The Golden Bears (6-2) lived up to their ranking by only losing two sets the entire match.


In doubles, the Wildcats were overmatched with the Golden Bears featuring three ranked pairs.  Susia Babos and Zsuzsanna Fodor, ranked fourth, led the way for California with an 8-2 win in the No. 1 position over Juliette Mavroleon and Danielle Steinberg.  On court two, No. 44 Nina Henkel and Daron Moore swept Kasia Jakowlew and Natalia Toporowska, 8-0.  Katie Orletsky and Camelia Todorova were able to stay close with 44th-ranked Marion Ravelojaona and Bojana Bobusic before falling in a tie-breaker, 6-5(4).


In singles, Steinberg highlighted the day for the Wildcats with an upset win over ninth-ranked Fodor.  Steinberg won in straight sets, 6-1, 7-6(0).  Arizona struggled in the other five singles matches, as Cal had three other ranked players competing.


Tomorrow the Wildcats will host top-ranked Stanford at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.  The match will begin at noon.


No. 7 California 6, No. 46 Arizona 1


  1. (4) Babos/Fodor (Cal) def Mavroleon/Steinberg (UA) ?- 8-2
  2. (40) Henkel/Moore (Cal) def Toporowska/Jakowlew (UA) ?- 8-0
  3. (44) Ravelojaona/Bobusic (Cal) def Orletsky/Todorova (UA) ?- 6-5(4)



  1. (3) Susie Babos (Cal) def Juliette Mavroleon (UA) ?- 6-1, 6-3
  2. Danielle Steinberg (UA) def (9) Zsuzsanna Fodor (Cal) ?- 6-1, 7-6(0)
  3. (32) Nina Henkel (Cal) def Kasia Jakowlew (UA) ?- 6-1, 6-0
  4. (58) Stephanie Kusano (Cal) def Natalia Toporowska (UA) ?- 6-3, 6-3
  5. Cristina Visico (Cal) def Katie Orletsky (UA) ?- 6-1, 6-2
  6. Marion Ravelojaona (Cal) def Tina Razloznik (UA) ?- 7-6(4), 6-3


Order of Finish:

Doubles ?- 2, 1, 3

Singles ?- 3, 1, 4, 5, 2, 6

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