Oct. 6, 2001
LOS ANGELES - Arizona sophomore Perrine Pernin and freshman Maja Mlakar suffered opening round defeats in the prequalifying singles bracket Saturday at the ITA All-American Tournament.
Mlakar dropped a straight sets decision to Pennsylvania's Alice Pirsu, 6-4, 6-3. Nevada's Biljana Trpeska outlasted Pernin, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.
UA sophomore Debbie Larocque will be competing in the qualifying singles and doubles brackets at the tournament beginning Oct. 9. Larocque will pair with Laresa Marino in doubles play.
First Round Alice Pirsu (Pennsylvania) def. Maja Mlakar (UA), 6-4, 6-3
Biljana Trpeska (Nevada) def. Perrine Pernin (UA), 6-4, 3-6, 6-1