Oct. 19, 2007
San Diego, Calif. - UCLA women's tennis players Riza Zalameda and Andrea Remynse kept UCLA's hopes for a singles title alive at the Wilson/ITA West Regionals in San Diego on Friday, as both players won a pair of matches to advance to the quarterfinals.
Zalameda, the tournament's No. 2 seed, began the day with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Long Beach State's Lisa Haegele. She followed that up with another straight-set win, this time over USC's Lindsay Kintsler, 6-1, 6-4. Awaiting Zalameda in Saturday's quarterfinals is 10th-seeded Amanda Fink of USC.
Remynse began the day by defeating Long Beach State's Hannah Grady, 6-4, 6-1. She pulled off a slight upset in the round of 16, knocking off seventh-seeded Sylvia Kosakowski of Pepperdine, 6-3, 6-2. Remynse will next face UNLV's Elena Gantcheva, who is seeded ninth.
The three Bruins who won their second-round matches on Friday before falling in the round of 16 were Tracy Lin, Elizabeth Lumpkin and Yasmin Schnack. Lin lost to Gantcheva, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, while Lumpkin fell to eighth-seeded Pavla Mesterova of LMU, 7-6, 7-6. Schnack, seeded fifth, lost to SDSU's Julia Trunk, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Anna-Viktoria Lind fell in the second round to Fink of USC, 6-1, 7-6(2).
In doubles, top-seeded Schnack and Zalameda advanced to the quarterfinals with an 8-1 victory over Chloe Bihag/Sophie Kobuch of Hawai'i. Fifth-seeded Ashley Joelson and Alex McGoodwin also made it to the quarterfinals with an 8-1 win over SDSU's Ozge Atalay/Milana Yusupov.
Draws from the tournament can be accessed HERE