April 3, 2004
TUCSON, Ariz. - The No. 36 Arizona women's tennis team (4-10) took on the No. 6 Washington Huskies (16-3) at home this afternoon. The Wildcats won the doubles point by taking two of three doubles matches, but were unable to win as they took only two of six singles matches from the Huskies. This gave Washington the 4-3 win over Arizona.
In doubles action, in the first position the No. 7 ranked doubles team of juniors Maja Mlakar and Dianne Hollands easily defeated the No. 6 ranked team of Claire Carter and Dea Sumantri, 8-2. Arizona's only loss in doubles came on court 2 where senior Debbie Larocque and freshman Kasia Jakowlew fell to Washington's team of Erin Hoe and Dinka Hadzic, 8-3. On court 3, junior Kelly Perry and freshman Jessie Rochefort gave the Wildcats the doubles point by defeating the Huskies' team of Monika Kolbovic and Saskia Nauenberg, 8-4.
Later in the afternoon in singles action, No. 21 ranked junior Dianne Hollands came from behind to defeat No. 18 ranked Dea Sumantri in the first position, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. On court 2, junior Maja Mlakar fell to Washington's Claire Carter, 6-3, 6-4. The Wildcats also lost in the third position as senior Debbie Larocque was defeated by Erin Hoe, 6-3, 6-4. Arizona's only other win came from junior Kelly Perry on court 4 where she defeated Dinka Hadzic, 7-6, 6-1. Freshman Jessie Rochefort and sophomore Iza Ferreira lost in the fifth and sixth position respectively.
After rain showers on Friday, the Wildcats' match against Washington State has been moved to tomorrow, April 4, at 10:00 a.m. The match will take place at Arizona's home facility the Lanelle Robson Tennis Center.
Doubles 1. Dianne Hollands / Maja Mlakar (UA) def. Dea Sumantri/ Claire Carter (UW), 8-2. 2. Erin Hoe / Dinka Hadzic (UW) def. Debbie Larocque/ Kasia Jakowlew (UA), 8-3. 3. Kelly Perry / Jessie Rochefort (UA) def. Monika Kolbovic/ Saskia Nauenberg (UW), 8-4.
Singles 1. Dianne Hollands (UA) def. Dea Sumantri (UW), 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. 2. Claire Carter (UW) def. Maja Mlakar (UA), 6-3, 6-4. 3. Erin Hoe (UW) def. Debbie Larocque (UA), 6-3, 6-4. 4. Kelly Perry (UA) def. Dinka Handzic (UW), 7-6, 6-1. 5. Saskia Nauenberg (UW) def. Jessie Rochefort (UA), 6-4, 6-4. 6. Stephanie Svanfeldt (UW) def. Iza Ferreira (UA), 6-3, 6-3.