Terps Begin Play At St. Mary's Women's Fall Tennis Classic

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Oct. 4, 2002

KNOXVILLE, Tenn-- The University of Maryland women's tennis team played well on the first day of the St. Mary's Women's Fall Tennis Classic, winning six singles games and one doubles contest. The Terps will return to action Saturday at the Goodfriend Tennis Center to resume play at 8 a.m. Other participating teams in the Fall Classic are Kentucky, North Carolina, Purdue, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, North Carolina State and Tennessee.

In Flight One singles, junior No. 88 Emily Marker (Ann Arbor, Mich.) defeated Kentucky's Kacie Anson, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. Teammate Delila Causevic (Sarajevo, Bosnia), ranked 36 nationally, defeated Jennifer Jassawalla (N.C. State), 6-0, 6-1 in Flight Two Singles. Senior Marta Jedrzejak won against Kentucky's Danielle Peitisko, 6-1, 6-3. Freshman Jennifer Dent (Safety Harbor, Fla.) came out on top after a three set match against Purdue's Missy Wright. Dent won the contest, 6-1, 2-6, 6-1.

In the same Flight Five Singles, junior Chloe Chavardes (St. Nomlabreteche, France) defeated ACC opponent, Maria Nieto (G.T.), 7-5, 6-3. Freshman Romona But (Timisoara, Romania) won her match against Tennessee's Claudia Darace in Flight Six.

On the doubles end, the duo of Jedrzejak and freshman Andreaa Fusea (Bucharest, Romania) advanced to the quarterfinals by defeating Tennessee's Morrow and Kerr, 8-5. The tandem lost in the next round.

Individual Results

Singles Flight One
First Round
Emily Marker (MD) def. Kacie Anson (UK), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

Singles Flight Two
First Round
Delila Causevic (MD) def. Jennifer Jassawalla (N.C. State), 6-0, 6-1

Singles Flight Three
First Round
Marta Jedrzejak (MD) def. Danielle Peitisko (UK), 6-1, 6-3

Singles Flight Four
First Round
Annelis Schenk (G.T.) def. Andreaa Fusea (MD), 7-5, 6-2

Singles Flight Five
First Round
Jennifer Dent (MD) def. Missy Wright (PUR), 6-1, 2-6, 6-1
Chloe Chavardes (MD) def. Maria Nieto (G.T.), 7-5, 6-3

Singles Flight Six
First Round
Romona But (MD) def. Claudia Farace (Tenn), 6-3, 6-2

Doubles Flight One
First Round
Pinchbeck/Bunn (UNC) def. Marker/Causevic (MD), 8-6
Wright/Haynor (PUR) def. Marker Causevic (MD), 9-8 (1)

Doubles Flight Two
First Round
Cleveland/Robards (TENN) def. Dent/Chavardes (MD), 8-1
Reitz/Burgarillo (PUR) def. Dent/Chavardes (MD), 8-6

Doubles Flight Three
First Round
Jedrzejak/Fusea (MD) def. Morrow/Kerr (TENN), 8-5
Petrisko/Imminx (UK/TENN) def. Jedrzejak/Fusea (MD), 9-8 (3)