Three Doubles Teams Remain Alive In Main Draw

Junior Gloriann Lopez won her opening match today in the main draw.

Junior Gloriann Lopez won her opening match today in the main draw.

Oct. 16, 2004

College Station, Texas - The TCU women's tennis team advanced three doubles teams to the Round of 16 at the ITA Southwest Regional today in College Station. In singles action, juniors Helena Besovic and Gloriann Lopez opened competition in the main draw with victories.

In the doubles draw, freshman Andrea Morgado and senior Paige Brown were the first victorious team when they improved their fall record to 8-1 with a win over Anna Lubinsky and Nicki Mechem of Texas A&M 8-5. The pair will now meet up with Darya and Maria Ivanov of Tulane in the Round of 16.

Senior Story Tweedie-Yates and freshman Kewa Nichols defeated Maria Braniecka and Allison Leuszler of SMU 8-3. On Sunday, they will meet up with Tara Browning and Cigdem Duru of Texas Tech.

Besovic and senior Karla Mancinas was the third Horned Frogs doubles tandem to advance. The pair topped Janet Durham and Lakann Wagley of Texas Tech 9-7. They will now face Kelly Baritot and Courtney Zauft of Texas.

In the singles main draw, Besovic, the No. 5 seed defeated Baritot of Texas 6-2, 6-4 in the Round of 64. She will face Klara Zrustova of Baylor on Sunday. Meanwhile, Lopez won her opening match when she defeated Ristine Olson of Texas 7-5, 5-7, 6-4. Tomorrow, Lopez will meet up with Dominique Karar of Rice.

The Frogs will return to the court on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m.

Singles Qualifer (Round of 16)
Kami Miller (Houston) def. Lindsay McBride (TCU) 6-1, 6-0

Singles Consolation
Paige Brown (TCU) def. Tanya Hasking (UTSA) 5-7, 7-5, 10-6



Singles Main Draw (Round of 64)
Zuzana Krchnakova (Baylor) def. Karla Mancinas (TCU) 7-6, 6-2
Helena Besovic (TCU) def. Kelly Baritot (Texas) 6-2, 6-4
Gloriann Lopez (TCU) def. Ristine Olson (Texas) 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
Blair DiSesa (Rice) def. Andrea Morgado (TCU) 6-4, 6-7, 6-4
Mia Marovic (Texas) def. Kewa Nichols (TCU) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
Tiffany Tucker (LSU) def. Lindsay McBride (TCU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles Main Draw (Round of 32)
Brown/Morgado (TCU) def. Lubinsky Mechem (A&M) 8-5
Nichols/Tweedie-Yates (TCU) def. Braniecka/Leuszler (SMU) 8-3
Besovic/Mancinas (TCU) def. Durham/Wagley (Texas Tech) 9-7

Doubles Consolation
Bere/McBride (TCU) def. Alcantara/Van den Bergh 8-5

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