In other doubles action, Pepperdine's tandem of Monika Horvath and Dorothee Kurz outlasted Arizona's duo of senior Vanessa Abel and freshman Uzma Khan, 9-8, in the third round of the tournament.
In singles competition, Abel and Blau both dropped their third round matches. Abel was defeated by Arizona State's Allison Bradshaw, 6-7, 1-6, while Blau fell to USC's Veronika Safarova, 6-7, 2-6.
Blau and Gough will be back in action for their quarterfinal doubles match Sunday at 1:00 p.m. MST when they square off with USC's duo of Anita Loyola and Veronika Safarova.
Results Singles Main Draw Third Round 1. Bradshaw (ASU) def. Abel (UA) 6-7, 1-6 2. Safarova (USC) def. Blau (UA) 6-7, 2-6 Doubles Main Draw Third Round 1. Blau/Gough (UA) def. Papi/Wells (SDSU) 8-3 2. Horvath/Kurz (PEP) def. Abel/Khan (UA) 8-9