Siljestrom-Chemin End Tourney Undefeated
Blue Raider duo only undefeated tandem in doubles among 17 teamsOctober 22, 2006 · MT Media Relations
Of 17 doubles tandems in the tournament, Siljestrom-Chemin was the only ones to go 4-0 in the round-robin format. On Sunday the Middle Tennessee duo defeated Louisville's Jo Ann Van aard and Maria Klokotsky, 8-4.
In other doubles action, Arizona State's Rebecca Rankin and Nadia Abdula won 8-5 over Blue Raiders Hala Sufi and Claudia Szabo, and Louisville's Natalia Baez and Bianca Gorbea defeated Elvira Yusupova and Stephanie Parkison, 8-3.
In singles the Blue Raiders were winless, taking seven defeats in straight sets.
Baez defeated Pooja Kommireddi, 6-3, 7-5, while Gorbea won 6-1, 6-2, over Chemin. Nadia Abdula was a 6-3, 6-2, winner against Siljestrom, and Vanderbilt's 89th-ranked Amanda Taylor defeated Sufi, 6-3, 6-3.
Florida International's Maria Pazo won 6-0, 6-0, over Szabo, while Florida International's Priscilla Castillo was a 6-1, 6-0, winner against Parkison. Murray State's Rachael Lask defeated Yusupova, 6-1, 6-4.
The tournament was the final event for the women's team this fall. Full results may be found at vucommodores.com.
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Natalia Baez (UL) def. Pooja Kommireddi (MT), 6-3, 7-5
Bianca Gorbea (UL) def. Marlene Chemin (MT), 6-1, 6-2
Nadia Abdala (ASU) def. Ann-Kristin Siljestrom (MT), 6-3, 6-2
(89) Amanda Taylor (VU) def. Hala Sufi (MT), 6-3, 6-3
Maria Pazo (FIU) def. Claudia Szabo (MT), 6-0, 6-0
Priscilla Castillo (FIU) def. Stephanie Parkinson (MT), 6-1, 6-0
Rachael Lask (MS) def. Elvira Yusopova (MT), 6-1, 6-4
Rebecca Rankin-Nadia Abadla (Arizona State) d. Hala Sufi-Claudia Szabo (MT), 8-5
Ann-Kristin Siljestrom-Marlene Chemin (MT) d. Maria Klokotsky-Jo Ann Van aard (Louisville), 8-4
Natalia Baez-Bianca Gorbea (Louisville) d. Elvira Yusopova-Stephanie Parkinson (MT), 8-3
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