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Blau and Gough Advance to Quarterfinals at ITA Regionals
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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IRVINE, Calif. - Arizona's doubles team of sophomore Lindsay Blau and junior Michelle Gough advanced to the quarterfinal round at the ITA Regionals Saturday at UCI Tennis Stadium. Gough and Blau defeated San Diego State's duo of Lisa Papi and Whitney Wells, 8-3, in the third round to advance to the quarterfinals.

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.


Main Draw
Third Round
1. Bradshaw (ASU) def. Abel (UA)                      6-7, 1-6
2. Safarova (USC) def. Blau (UA)                      6-7, 2-6

Main Draw
Third Round
1. Blau/Gough (UA) def. Papi/Wells (SDSU)             8-3
2. Horvath/Kurz (PEP) def. Abel/Khan (UA)             8-9
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