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Women's Tennis Falls to Texas
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Paced by four singles victories, 16th-ranked Texas defeated 20th-ranked Arizona, 7-2, Saturday at the Thousand Oaks Tennis Club. The match was moved to San Antonio due to inclement weather in Austin.

Arizona's sophomore Lindsay Blau and junior Joanna Buczkowska posted upset victories over ranked players in singles play. Blau defeated 29th-ranked Janet Walker, 7-5, 6-2, while Buczkowska outlasted 87-ranked Kaysie Smashey, 2-6, 7-5, 7-6. In doubles play, Texas' duo of Walker and Uhlirova upset UA's fourth-ranked doubles team of junior Michelle Gough and Blau, 8-4.

Arizona returns to action next weekend when it plays hosts to 62nd- ranked Washington State Cougars and No.25 Washington Huskies. The Cats entertain the Cougars on Friday, April 7, at 1:30 p.m. MST while the Huskies comes to town on Saturday, April 8, at noon MST.


1. Lindsay Blau (UA) def. #29 Janet Walker (UT)            7-5, 6-2
2. Michelle Faucher (UT) def. #91 Michelle Gough (UA)      1-6, 6-2, 6-1
3. #73 Vladka Uhlirova (UT) def. #86 Uzma Khan (UA)        6-3, 6-1 
4. Rebekah Forney (UT) def. Vanessa Abel (UA)              6-7, 6-3, 6-2
5. Joanne Masongsong (UT) def. Laresa Marino (UA)          7-6, 6-2
6. Joanna Buczkowska (UA) def. #87 Kaysie Smashey (UT)     2-6, 7-5, 7-6
1. #18 Walker/Uhlirova (UT) def. #4 Blau/Gough (UA)        8-4
2. not played
3. not played


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