Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Begins Thursday

Oct. 9, 2002

Los Angeles - Senior women's tennis player Sara Walker will represent UCLA in singles at the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships beginning Thursday at the Riviera Tennis Club. The main draw gets underway tomorrow and concludes on Sunday.

Walker, who received a direct acceptance into the main draw because of her No. 6 singles ranking, will take on a qualifier in Thursday's first round. She is seeded fifth in the 32-player singles draw.

Looking to join Walker in the main draw, Bruin freshman Jackie Carleton won two rounds of pre-qualifying singles over the weekend, however was defeated in the first round of qualifying on Tuesday by Washington's Claire Carter, 6-0, 6-4.

The Bruin doubles tandem of Sarah Gregg and Anya Loncaric also advanced through pre-qualifying over the weekend and won a round of qualifying on Tuesday, defeating Jemina Hayward/Erin Polowski of Boise State, 8-4. Gregg and Loncaric could not pull off the upset in the second round however, falling to fourth-seeded Lindsay Dawaf/Julie Rotondi of Florida, 8-3.

The first Intercollegiate Tennis Association national and singles and doubles championships of the 2002-03 season - the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships - is one of three national collegiate tennis championships this season.

The Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships (its counterpart, the Icy Hot/ITA Men's All-American Championships, takes place in Chattanooga, Tenn., at the same time), the Nov. 7-10 Omni Hotels/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, and the year-end NCAA Championships are college tennis' three national championship events during the season.

The premier hard court event of the fall collegiate season, the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships feature the top players in NCAA Division I tennis.

For complete draws and results from the Riviera/ITA Women's All-American Championships, please visit: ITA Website


EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northwestern
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. UC Davis
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Thursday, Feb 18
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 6
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 5
Thursday, Feb 25
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Baylor
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Friday, Mar 04
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Friday, Mar 11
at California
Berkeley, CA
Rained out.
Saturday, Mar 12
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 1 - 5
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 3
Friday, Apr 01
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
W, 6 - 1
Sunday, Apr 03
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 3 - 4
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 4
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