CHARLOTTE, N.C. -
The final day of action at the
Charlotte 49er Invitational has concluded at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex
with the host 49ers picking up a pair of singles victories and one in doubles
in the round-robin flighted tournament.
Charlotte opened the day with a 9-8 (6) victory at No. 1 doubles, as the
pairing of Anna Ekelund
and Lisa Grosselius
topped Coastal Carolina's Kourtney Kowal and Libby
In singles play against East Carolina, the 49ers earned their two triumphs at
the No. 4 and 7 positions. Natsuko Takayanagi
handed the Pirates' Abby Richmond
a 6-1, 6-0 setback, while Jessica Pérez
used all three sets to knock off Karling Watson 6-4, 3-6, 10-3.
Charlotte played just three of the seven scheduled matches against UNC
Greensboro in the afternoon due to various injury situations and Takayanagi and
were able to force three-set decisions.
The 49ers will conclude the fall season in Winston-Salem, N.C., at the ITA
Carolina Regional, hosted by Wake Forest. The event begins Thursday, October 18
and runs through Monday, October 22.
Charlotte 49er Invitational Day Two Results
Charlotte vs. Coastal Carolina Doubles
No. 1 Anna Ekelund
(CHA) def. Kourtney Kowal/Libby Scott (CCU)
No. 2 Natsuko Takayanagi
(CHA) vs. Shelby Bates/Mikaela Davies
No. 3 Vanessa Ortiz (CCU)/Dana Gray (ECU) def. Ginny Johnson
Charlotte vs. East Carolina Singles
No. 1 Alexandra Zinn
(CHA) vs. Yilian Zhang (ECU) DNP
No. 2 Melis Tanik (ECU) def. Anna Ekelund
(CHA) 6-2, 6-4
No. 3 Nicole LaDuca (ECU) def. Lisa Grosselius
(CHA) 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 Natsuko Takayanagi
(CHA) def. Abby Richmond (ECU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 5 Danielle Terpko (ECU) def. Iveta Guneva
(CHA) 6-1, 7-5
No. 6 Emmanuelle Briant
(CHA) vs. Neena Wanko (ECU) DNP
No. 7 Jessica Pérez
(CHA) def. Karling
Watson (ECU) 6-4, 3-6, 10-3
No. 8 Vanessa Fuleihan (ECU) def. Ginny Johnson
(CHA) 6-4, 6-4
Charlotte vs. UNC Greensboro Singles
No. 1 Alexandra Zinn
(CHA) vs. Alex Whitehead (UNCG) DNP
No. 2 Anna Ekelund
(CHA) vs. Dilara Yurtkuran (UNCG) DNP
No. 3 Lisa Grosselius
(CHA) vs. Annette Rios (UNCG) DNP
No. 4 Stephanie Falcon (UNCG) def. Natsuko Takayanagi
(CHA) 2-6, 6-1, 10-7
No. 5 Soumeya Anane (UNCG) def. Iveta Guneva
(CHA) 6-3, 6-4
No. 7 Amy Ellis (UNCG) def. Jessica Pérez
(CHA) 2-6, 6-4, 10-4
No. 8 Alisha Burton (UNCG) def. Ginny Johnson
(CHA) 4-6, 7-6, 10-3
No. 1 Alex Whitehead, UNC Greensboro
No. 2 Melis Tanik, East Carolina
No. 3 Nicole LaDuca, East Carolina
No. 4 Stephanie Falcon, UNC Greensboro
No. 5 Neena Wanko, East Carolina
No. 6 Jamie Grinberg, UNC Greensboro
No. 7 Amy Ellis, UNC Greensboro
No. 8 Vanessa Fuleihan, East Carolina
No. 1 Alex Whitehead/Niltooli Wilkins, UNC Greensboro
No. 2 Annette Rios/Dilara Yurtkuran, UNC Greensboro
No. 3 Abby Richmond/Neena Wanko, East Carolina
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