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Two Wildcats Alive in Quarterfinals at Pac-10 Outdoor Championships
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 22, 2005
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OJAI, Calif. -- The Arizona women’s tennis team, along with the rest of the Pacific-10 Conference, began play at 2005 Pac-10 Individual Championships Thursday.  After the first day of play, two Wildcats advanced to the quarterfinals in singles, with doubles to begin Friday.

In the first round of the Women’s Singles Main Draw, UA split four matches with two wins and two losses.  Seniors Dianne Hollands and Kelly Perry were victorious with three-set wins over USC’s Dianne Matias and Washington’s Dinka Hadzic, respectively.  Senior Maja Mlakar and junior Stephanie Balzert came up on the short end of first round matches against Stanford’s Anne Yelsey and Whitney Deason.


In the second round, Hollands defeated California’s Stephanie Kusano, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5, to advance to the quarterfinals.  Meanwhile, Perry’s run ended with a, 6-0, 6-1, loss to the Cardinal’s Alice Barnes.


In the Women’s Singles Invitational Draw, sophomore Kasia Jakowlew survived the first two rounds with wins over Washington State’s Aleksandra Stefanova and California’s Marion Ravelojaona.


Singles play will continue Friday at noon. The first round of Pac-10 doubles matches will start at 9 a.m. at Libbey Park for the men and the Ojai Athletic Club for the women.


Second Round -- Thursday, April 21, 2005

Women’s Singles - Main Draw

Alice Barnes (STAN) d. Kelly Perry (ARIZ), 6-0, 6-1
Dianne Hollands (ARIZ) d. Stephanie Kusano (CAL), 6-2, 6-7, 7-5

Women’s Singles - Invitational Draw
Kasia Jakowlew (ARIZ) d. Marion Ravelojaona (CAL), 7-6, 4-6, 6-4

First Round -- Thursday, April 21, 2005

Women’s Singles - Main Draw
Anne Yelsey (STAN) d. Maja Mlakar (ARIZ), 3-6, 6-3, 6-0
Whitney Deason (STAN) d. Stephanie Balzert (ARIZ), 6-3, 6-4
Kelly Perry (ARIZ) d. Dinka Hadzic (WASH), 2-6, 6-2, 7-6
Dianne Hollands (ARIZ) d. Dianne Matias (USC), 4-6, 7-5, 6-3

Women’s Singles - Invitational Draw
Kasia Jakowlew (ARIZ)
d. Aleksandra Stefanova (WSU), 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
Ester Bak (ORE) d. Iza Ferreira (ARIZ), 6-2, 6-0

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