Pullman, Wash. - The No. 4 UCLA women's tennis team improved to 3-0 in Pac-12 play on Friday, downing Washington State, 6-1 at the Hollingbery Fieldhouse in Pullman, Wash. With the win, UCLA sees its overall record improve to 12-2.
Four of UCLA's singles wins on the day came in straight sets. Junior Courtney Dolehide extended her team-leading singles winning streak to seven, as she downed Charlotte Koning, 6-4, 6-2 at court No. 6. The win also improved Dolehide's record at the No. 6 position to 8-2.
As usual, sophomore Robin Anderson assumed the No. 1 singles position for the Bruins, beating WSU's Liudmila Vasilieva, 6-1, 6-4. Pamela Montez and Kyle McPhillips were also straight-set winners, while Chanelle Van Nguyen won by virtue of a 10-point tiebreaker in place of a third set at court No. 4.
Washington State (11-6; 1-3 Pac-12) picked up its lone point of the afternoon at court No. 5, where Olga Musilovich upset Catherine Harrison, 6-4, 6-3.
Prior to singles play, UCLA claimed the doubles point with wins at court Nos. 1 and 3.
UCLA is in action again tomorrow, as the Bruins head to Seattle for a Noon showdown with Washington.
#4 UCLA 6, #60 Washington State 1
Mar 22, 2013 at Pullman, WA (Hollingbery Fieldhouse)
1. #12 Anderson/Skylar Morton (UCLA) def. Googe/Vasilieva (WSU) 8-2
2. Kankaras/Musilovich (WSU) vs. #28 Dolehide/Montez (UCLA) 6-6, unfinished
3. Harrison/McPhillips (UCLA) def. Koning/Luzina (WSU) 8-6
UCLA Wins Doubles Point
1. #5 Robin Anderson (UCLA) def. Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) 6-1, 6-4
2. #86 Pamela Montez (UCLA) def. Ksenia Googe (WSU) 6-2, 6-2
3. #58 Kyle McPhillips (UCLA) def. Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) 6-2, 6-2
4. #95 Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Andjela Kankaras (WSU) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0
5. Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. #85 Catherine Harrison (UCLA) 6-4, 6-3
6. Courtney Dolehide (UCLA) def. Charlotte Koning (WSU) 6-4, 6-2
UCLA 12-2; 3-0 Pac-12; National ranking #4
Washington State 11-6; 1-3 Pac-12; National ranking #60
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)