WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -
The Charlotte women's
tennis doubles tandem of Natsuko Takayanagi
and Alexandra Zinn
win Saturday and put itself in position for a flight championship at the Wake
Forest Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The 49ers' duo advanced to the B bracket final after defeating Stetson's Sara
Lazarevic and Jen Miller 8-3 in the semifinals. Charlotte's tandem will now
square off against Louisville's Alex Tachovsky and Manuela Velasquez for the
and Lisa Grosselius
also tallied a doubles win for the Niners on
the day, posting an 8-0 triumph over Radford's Hana Babic and Gemma Valls on
the consolation side of the flight.
In singles play, Iveta Guneva
will play in Sunday's consolation final for ninth
place in the D singles bracket after two wins. She opened Saturday's action by
knocking off Babic 6-1, 6-1 in the consolation quarterfinals before earning a consolation
semifinal 6-0, 6-2 victory against Navy's Logan Antill. Guneva will face
Appalachian State's Jennifer Ansari for ninth place.
Grosselius rallied against Davidson's Nisha Crouser in the B singles
consolation to pull out a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 triumph, while Johnson handed the
Wildcats' Blake Nickles another three-set loss 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the E
Tournament action will conclude Sunday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.
Wake Forest Invitational Day Two Results
Audrey Wooland (WVU) def. Natsuko Takayanagi
(CHA) 6-2, 6-1
Melissa Kandinata (RICH) def. Anna Ekelund
(CHA) 7-5, 6-2
Brites Moniz-Soares (DAV) def. Natsuko Takayanagi
(CHA) 6-4, 6-4
Emani Decquir (NAVY) def. Anna Ekelund
(CHA) 6-4, 6-1
Anna Ortiz (CAMP) def. Lisa Grosselius
(CHA) 7-5, 7-6 (4)
(CHA) def. Nisha Crouser (DAV) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
(CHA) def. Hana Babic (RAD) 6-1, 6-1
(CHA) def. Logan Antill (NAVY) 6-0, 6-2
Ripley Hartmeyer (RICH) def. Ginny Johnson
(CHA) 6-3, 6-0
Mariana Arana (RICH) def. Emmanuelle Briant
(CHA) 2-6, 6-2, 7-5
(CHA) def. Blake Nickles (DAV) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4)
Stefanie Ton (NAVY) def. Jessica Pérez
(CHA) 6-2, 6-0
Mikaela Carlson (NAVY) def. Jessica Pérez
(CHA) 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
(CHA) def. Hana Babic/Gemma Valls (RAD) 8-0
(CHA) def. Sara Lazarevic/Jen Miller (STET)
Mariana Arana/Ripley Hartmeyer (RICH) def. Ginny Johnson
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