Mamalat, a sophomore from Philadelphia, pulled off the biggest upset of the tournament and posted the highest ranked win of her career after knocking off top-seeded and 10th-ranked Breaunna Addison of Texas, 7-5, 6-1, to reach the quarterfinals. Mamalat, who defeated Jacobea Junger of UTSA, 6-0, 6-7, 6-2 in the round of 32 earlier in the day to set up the showdown against Addison, will face No. 16 seed Kiah Gennerette of Baylor Saturday at 1 p.m.
Stancu, the No. 2 seed in singles, has yet to drop a game in three matches at the tournament. Today the senior from Romania defeated Kim Anicete of Rice, 6-0, 6-0 in the round of 32 and then blanked No. 14 seed Nikki Sanders of Texas Tech, 6-0, 6-0 in the round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals. Stancu will face No. 6 seed Jordaan Sanford of Baylor, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Stancu and Hristov posted an 8-4 victory over Generette and Jordaan Sanford to advance to the quarterfinals of the doubles draw. The top-seeded tandem will face No. 5 seed Nikki Sanders and Rashmi Teltumbde of Texas Tech Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
Hristov reached the round of 16 in the singles draw after defeating No. 8 seed Ratmika Batra of Texas in the round of 32. Hristov, however but was unable join Mamalat and Stancu in the quarterfinals after falling to 12th-seeded Victoria Kisialeva of Baylor, 6-2, 6-1.
In other action, sophomore Paula Deheza and freshmen Jana McCord and Rutaja Bhosale all fell in the round of 32. Deheza was eliminated after falling to No. 4 seed Stefanie Tan of TCU, 6-1, 6-0. McCord suffered a 6-2, 6-2 setback to No. 16 seed Gennerette and Bhosale fell to No. 3 seed Natalie Beazant of Rice, 6-3, 6-0.
Deheza and freshman Mason Strickland have reached the consolation quarterfinals in doubles after defeating Andi Botha and Ivana Katavic of Incarnate Word, 7-6, today. They will face Daniela Garcia and Jacobea Junger of UTSA Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
The regional features some of the top players from across the state, with the winners advancing to face other regional winners across the country at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships, Nov. 7-10 in Flushing, N.Y. Stancu has already earned a berth in singles at the national indoor championships after reaching the semifinals at the prestigious Riviera/ITA All-American Championships earlier this month in California.
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Day 1 Texas A&M Singles Results (Thursday, Oct. 17)
R128 Jana McCord (TAMU) def. Pippa Horn (Texas), 7-5, 6-2
R128 Paula Deheza (TAMU) def. Didi Fatchikova (UTPA), 6-2, 6-1
R128 Mason Strickland (TAMU) def. Sarah Savedra (UIW), 6-1, 6-1
R128 Rutaja Bhosale (TAMU) def. Micah Hermsdorf (ACU), 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
R128 Saska Gavrilovska (TAMU) def. Angeles De Los Rios (UTA), 6-3, 6-2
R64 Jana McCord (TAMU) def. Kaysie Hersdorf (ACU) 6-3, 7-6
R64 Anna Mamalat (TAMU) def. Nada Marjanovic (ACU), 6-0, 6-2
R64 Stefania Hristov (TAMU) def. Sam Czarnika (TTU), 6-4, 6-1
R64 Paula Deheza (TAMU) def. Liat Zimmermann (Rice), 6-3, 6-2
R64 Kenna Kilgo (TTU) def. Mason Strickland (TAMU), 6-1, 6-1
R64 Rutaja Bhosale (TAMU) def. Macie Elliott (SMU), 6-0, 6-1
R64 Rebeca Calvillo (UTEP) vs. Saska Gavrilovska (TAMU), walkover (inj)
R64 Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Carolina Maso (LU), 6-0, 6-0
Day 2 Texas A&M Singles Results (Friday, Oct. 18)
R32 Stefanie Tan (TCU) def. Paula Deheza (TAMU), 6-1, 6-0
R32 Kiah Generette (BU) def. Jana McCord (TAMU), 6-2, 6-2
R32 Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Kim Anicete Rice), 6-0, 6-0
R32 Anna Mamalat (TAMU) def. Jacobea Junger (UTSA), 6-0, 6-7, 6-2
R32 Stefania Hristov (TAMU) def. Ratnika Batra (Texas), 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
R32 Natalie Beazant (Rice) def. Rutaja Bhosale (TAMU), 6-3, 6-0
R16 Anna Mamalat (TAMU) def. Breaunna Addison (Texas), 7-5, 6-1
R16 Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Nikki Sanders (TTU), 6-0, 6-0
R16 Victoria Kisialeva (Baylor) def. Stefania Hristov (TAMU), 6-2, 6-1
Day 3 Texas A&M Singles Schedule (Saturday, Oct. 19)
QF Anna Mamalat (TAMU) vs. Kiah Gennerette (Baylor), 1 p.m.
QF Cristina Stancu (TAMU) vs. Jordaan Sanford (Baylor), 1 p.m.
Day 1 Texas A&M Doubles Results (Thursday, Oct. 17)
R64 Anna Kate Anderson/Yana Erkeeva (SMU) def. Deheza/Strickland (TAMU), 8-7
R64 Gavrilovska/McCord (TAMU) def. Bella Costa/Natalie Petaia (SHSU), 8-5
R32 (#8) Hristov/Stancu (TAMU) def. Jane Stewart/Solo Zinko (Rice), 8-1
R32 Nazalie Beazant/Liat Zimmermann (Rice) def. Gavrilovska/McCord (TAMU), 8-1
R32 Bhosale/Mamalat (TAMU) def. Imke Jagau/Kayla Stevenson (SHSU), 8-2
Day 2 Texas A&M Doubles Results (Friday, Oct. 18)
R16 Hristov/Stancu (TAMU) def. Kiah Generette/Jordaan Sanford (BU), 8-4
R16 Sam Adams/Kenna Kilgo (TTU) def. Bhosale/Mamalat (TAMU), 8-4
3rd Rnd Paula Deheza/Mason Strickland (TAMU) def. Andi Botha/Ivana Katavic (UIW), 7-6
Day 3 Texas A&M Doubles Schedule (Saturday, Oct. 19)
QF Hristov/Stancu (TAMU) vs. Nikki Sanders/Rashmi Teltumbde (TTU), 10:30 a.m.
CQF Deheza/Strickland (TAMU) vs. Daniela Garcia/Jacobea Junger (UTSA), 10:30 a.m.
Texas A&M Seeded Players:
No. 2 Cristina Stancu
No. 9 Anna Mamalat
No. 17 Rutaja Bhosale
No. 1 Stefania Hristov/ Cristina Stancu
No. 9 Anna Mamalat/Rutaja Bhosale