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A&M Doubles Teams Advance

October 25, 2013
Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
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ORLANDO, Fla. – Texas A&M’s two doubles teams have advanced to the quarterfinals at the USTA Clay Court Invitational after picking up victories in the round of 16 today at the Grand Cypress Racquet Club.

Stefania Hristov and Cristina Stancu, the top seeded duo in the 32-team doubles draw, defeated Erica Oosterhuat and Alexis Nelson, representing the USTA, 8-4, in the round of 16 to advance. They will face Laurence Porry and Eduarda dos Santos of Florida State tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. (CT).

A&M’s Ines and Paula Deheza also advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Pleun Burgmans and Paula de Man of Auburn, 8-6. The twin sisters will face Kourtney Keegan and Stefani Stojic of Florida tomorrow at 3 p.m. (CT)

A&M did not fare as well in singles today, with both Ines Deheza and Stefani Hristov falling in the round of 16 and Stancu retiring after reaching the quarterfinals.

The tournament field features players from Auburn, Central Florida Duke, Florida, host Florida State, New Mexico, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Tulsa and Vanderbilt, as well as top high school players representing the USTA.

A&M results are listed below, and complete brackets are available at

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Texas A&M Results from Friday, Oct. 25

Singles Main Draw – Round of 16
Lynn Kiro (TTU) def. Ines Deheza (TAMU) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4)
Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Alexis Nelson (USTA) 6-2, 6-1
Sofia Kenin (USTA) def. Stefani Hristov (TAMU) 4-6, 6-0, 6-2

Singles Main Draw – Quarterfinals
Peggy Porter (USTA) def. Cristina Stancu (TAMU) 0-6, 6-1, 2-1 ret.

Doubles Main Draw – Round of 16
Stancu/Hristov (TAMU) def. Nelson/Oosterhuat (USTA) 8-4
Deheza/Deheza (TAMU) def. Burgmans/de Man (Aub) 8-6

Texas A&M Results from Thursday, Oct. 24
Singles Draw – Round of 64
Paula Deheza (TAMU) def. Courtney Griffith (UCF) 6-2, 6-1

Singles Draw – Round of 32
Cristina Stancu (TAMU) def. Mary Haffey (USTA) 6-0, 6-0
Ines Deheza (TAMU) def. Raveena Kingsley (USTA) 7-6 (6), 6-4
Daneika Borthwick (FSU) def. Paula Deheza (TAMU) 6-2, 6-2
Stefania Hristov (TAMU) def. Laurence Porry (FSU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles Draw – Round of 32
Deheza/Deheza (TAMU) def. Kenin/Horvit (USTA) 8-7 (6)

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