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A&M's Stancu Reaches Finals in Both Singles and Doubles

October 20, 2013
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Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
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FORT WORTH –Texas A&M’s Cristina Stancu has advanced to the championship match in both singles and doubles at the women’s ITA/USTA Texas Regional Championships at Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center on the TCU campus.

After winning her first four singles matches of the tournament in straight sets en route to the semifinals, the senior from Romania had to come from behind to defeat Simona Parajova of TCU, 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, today to advance. Stancu will close out the tournament with a meeting against Kiah Generette of Baylor in the finals, Monday at 10:30 a.m.

Before Stancu plays in the singles final, she will compete in the doubles championship with partner Stefania Hristov Monday at 9 a.m. The Aggie tandem defeated Victoria Kisialeva and Blair Shankle of Baylor, 8-4, in semifinal action today to advance to Monday’s final, where they will face Breaunna Addison and Pippa Horn of Texas.

A&M’s Paula Deheza and Mason Strickland were slated to take on Angeles De Los Rios and Astrid Gehre of UTA in the consolation semifinals today but withdrew with an injury.

The regional has featured some of the top players from across the state. The winners of the Texas Regional will advance 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.

For complete tournament draws and results, go to http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=146672

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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 Results (Saturday, Oct. 19)

QF        Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Jordaan Sanford (Baylor), 6-3, 6-3
QF        Kiah Generette (Baylor) def. Anna Mamalat (TAMU), 6-4, 5-7, 6-2

Day 4 Texas A&M Singles Results (Sunday, Oct. 20)

SF         Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Simona Parajova (TCU), 1-6, 6-4, 6-1

Day 5 Texas A&M Singles Schedule (Monday, Oct. 21)

F          Cristina Stancu (TAMU) vs. Kiah Generette (BU), 10:30 a.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      Natalie 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
C3rd      Paula Deheza/Mason Strickland (TAMU) def. Andi Botha/Ivana Katavic (UIW), 7-6

Day 3 Texas A&M Doubles Results (Saturday, Oct. 19)

QF        Hristov/Stancu (TAMU) def. Nikki Sanders/Rashmi Teltumbde (TTU), 8-3
CQF     Deheza/Strickland (TAMU) def. Daniela Garcia/Jacobea Junger (UTSA), 8-3

Day 4 Texas A&M Doubles Results (Sunday, Oct. 20)

SF         Hristov/Stancu (TAMU) def. Victoria Kisialeva/Blair Shankle (BU), 8-4
CSF      Angeles De Los Rios/Astrid Gehre (UTA) def. Deheza-TAMU/Strickland (TAMU), Wo (inj)

Day 5 Texas A&M Doubles Schedule (Monday, Oct. 21)

F          Hristov/Stancu (TAMU) vs. Breaunna Addison/Pippa Horn (UT), 9 a.m.

 

Texas A&M Seeded Players:

Singles

No. 2    Cristina Stancu
No. 9    Anna Mamalat
No. 17  Rutaja Bhosale

Doubles

No. 1    Stefania Hristov/ Cristina Stancu
No. 9    Anna Mamalat/Rutaja Bhosale

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