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University of Alabama Women Team News
Tide Doubles Rolls at All-American Championships
Friday, 10/05/2012

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. – Alexa Guarachi and Mary Anne Macfarlane posted a pair of dominating wins on Thursday at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships to advance to the quarterfinals of the main draw.

The Crimson Tide duo first took down Southern California’s Gabriella DeSimone and Zoe Scandalis, 8-2, before winning five of the last six games to knock off the nation’s eighth-ranked team in Natalie Beazant and Dominique Harmath of Rice, 8-3.

Macfarlane also played in her first singles match of the tournament, falling to Stanford’s Krista Hardebeck, 6-3, 6-3.

Match play resumes on Friday where both Guarachi and Macfarlane will play in their respective singles consolation draws, while the pair will also play in their next doubles match.

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No. 17 Guarachi/Macfarlane (UA) def. DeSimone/Scandalis (USC) 8-2

No. 17 Guarachi/Macfarlane (UA) def. No. 8 Beazant/Harmath (RICE) 8-3


Krista Hardebeck (STAN) def. No. 10 Mary Anne Macfarlane (UA) 6-3, 6-3

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