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ITA Texas Regional – Day 2 Results

October 18, 2013
Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
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FORT WORTH – Texas A&M’s Anna Mamalat and Cristina Stancu have both reached the quarterfinals in singles and Stancu and partner Stefania Hristov have advanced to the doubles quarterfinals following today’s action at the women’s ITA/USTA Texas Regional Championships at Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center on the TCU campus.

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

Doubles Consolation

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

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